October 6, 2007
This week on A Prairie Home Companion, some of us may be feeling the chilling melancholy of a long winter ahead, so we invited hot jazz singer Inga Swearingen, soulful steel guitarist Cindy Cashdollar, sweet soul singer Jearlyn Steele, and improv-jazz drummer J.T. Bates to mix up some new colors for fall. Also with us, the Royal Academy of Radio Acting; Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Tom Keith, The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band with fifth shoe Andy Stein, and The News From Lake Wobegon. So join us this week on your local public radio station for A Prairie Home Companion, live from the Fitzgerald Theater.

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Segment 1
00:00:00Logo
00:00:13"Tishomingo Blues"
00:02:33GK talks about the weather, Japanese telephone, his travels
00:04:06"Hey Pilot" - GK and Shoe Band
00:06:40"Pick Away" - Cindy Cashdollar and Shoe Band
00:10:00Cowboys script
00:22:58GK intros Inga Swearingen
00:24:24"In A Mellow Tone" - Inga Swearingen and Shoe Band
00:27:40"Slow Dance" - Inga Swearingen, Jearlyn Steele and Shoe Band
00:31:06Powdermilk Biscuit Break
00:32:53GK talks about Cindy Cashdollar
00:33:40"Chez Seychelles" - Cindy Cashdollar
Segment 2
00:36:05News From Lake Wobegon (Download MP3)
Segment 3
00:51:36"Starlight" - Pat Donohue, Cindy Cashdollar and Shoe Band
00:53:39"Coffee Jingle" - Jearlyn Steele/ GK/ Shoe Band
00:55:30GK talks with Jearlyn
00:56:32"How I Got Over" - Jearlyn Steele and Shoe Band
00:59:40"12 Gates to the City" - Jearlyn Steele, Inga Swearingen, GK and Shoes
01:03:30Intermission/"Sugar Moon"
Segment 4
01:07:02Greetings
01:12:50"You Made Me Feel Loved" - GK/ Inga and Shoe Band
01:17:00Catchup script
01:20:30"My Little Pumpkin Pie" - Rich Dworsky and Shoe Band
01:23:38Fairy script
01:34:02"Boppin' The Blues" - Pat Donohue and Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
01:37:30"I've Been A Long Time Leavin'" - GK/ Shoes
Segment 5
01:40:35Crispy script
01:49:09GK talks with Inga
01:49:50"Tiptoe" - Inga Swearingen and Shoe Band
01:53:57"Something To Talk About" - Jearlyn and Shoes
01:57:09Credits/"I've Been A Long Time Leaving" reprise

Photos from the show
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Cindy Cashdollar, looking lovely in yellow, impresses with her dobro and steel guitar skills. Drummer J.T. Bates sits in with the Shoe Band this week.
She can act as well as sing: Jearlyn Steele. Andy Stein solos on sax.
Richard Dworsky gets us into the swing of the season. Inga Swearingen embodies the heavenly voice of a guardian angel.

Guest Information
  • Cindy Cashdollar
  • Inga Swearingen
  • Jearlyn Steele
  • J.T. Bates
  • Andy Stein
  • Guest Books and Recordings
  • Cindy Cashdollar
  • Inga Swearingen

  • Scripts
  • The Lives of the Cowboys
  • Catchup
  • Fairy
  • Crispy
  • Lyrics
  • You Made Me Feel Loved

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  • This week's greetings
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