January 5, 2008
This week on A Prairie Home Companion— we'll revisit two shows we did from the Bayfront Amphitheater in Miami. Featuring Aimee Nuviola, Donato Poveda, Vince Giordano sitting in with The Guy’s All-Star Shoe Band, The Royal Academy of Radio Acting: Tim Russell, Sue Scott , and Fred Newman, and The News from Lake Wobegon, where we’ll hear the story of Jimmy the school bus driver. Join us this week for some Cuban music and a blast of the calor de enero.

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Segment 1
00:00:00Logo
00:00:12Tishomingo Blues
00:00:54GK Open
00:02:57"Oh Sister, Ain't That Hot" - The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
00:05:13"Knock, Knock" - Andy Stein and Shoes
00:08:02GK talks about Miami
00:09:30"Ain't Goin' Honky-Tonkin' Any More" - Pat Donohue and Shoes
00:13:23GK more talk about Miami
00:14:34"Moon Over Miami" - Vince Giordano and Shoes
00:17:07GK intros Donato Poveda
00:18:21"Serenata Santiaguera," - Donato Poveda
00:22:32"Paloma Mia" - Donato Poveda
00:27:08Powdermilk Biscuit Break
Segment 2
00:28:50"Because My Baby Don't Mean Maybe Now" - Vince Giordano and Shoes
00:32:13Guy Noir script
00:42:54"Dejate Querer" - Donato Poveda
00:47:50Ketchup script
00:50:14GK more talk about Miami
00:51:24"In The Dark" - Butch Thompson
00:54:31GK Intermission Credits (incl. Talent Show mention), with "Milenberg Joys"
Segment 3
00:59:37GK Welcome Back
01:01:28"El Raton" - Aymee Nuviola
01:08:16"Florida Lowdown" - Vince Giordano and Shoes
01:09:50GK talks about "Overtown"
01:10:57Fritz Electronics script
01:13:50"Saturday Night Function" - Butch Thompson and Shoes
01:17:33GK more talk about Miami
01:19:26"Monton de Estrellas," Aymee Nuviola
01:25:11GK talks with Bob Leary
01:25:55"Down Among the Sheltering Palms" - Bob Leary and Shoes
01:28:34GK intros Shoes and more talk about Miami
01:30:56"Yo Se Que Es Mentira" - Aymee Nuviola
Segment 4
01:37:12The News from Lake Wobegon: Jimmy Our Bus Driver (Download MP3)
Segment 5
01:55:13GK Closing Credits
01:56:29"I'm Comin' Virginia" - Shoes
01:58:18GK Recorded Credits

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