Jorma Kaukonen
Jorma Kaukonen
June 21, 2008

This week on A Prairie Home Companion, we'll bring you a live broadcast performance from the Blossom Center for the Performing Arts in Cuyahoga Falls. With special guests The Wailin' Jennys, Jorma Kaukonen, Robin & Linda Williams, The Royal Academy of Radio Actors: Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman, The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, and The News from Lake Wobegon.

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Segment 1
00:11 "Tishomingo Blues"/ open/rubber script/ "Ohio"/ "Beautiful Ohio"
07:15GK opens, talks about the first day of summer
08:28"I Get Around (with power failure)"- GK, Robin & Linda, Shoes
10:17 "They All Went to Mexico"- GK/ Robin & Linda/ Shoes
14:40GK talks about the power failure and rain
15:13Guy Noir script
21:06GK intros The Wailin' Jennys
21:34 "Prairie Town"- The Wailin' Jennys
32:24Powdermilk Biscuit Break
Segment 2
34:14GK intros Jorma Kaukonen
36:02 "Come Back Baby"- Jorma Kaukonen and Barry Mitterhoff
40:46Jorma intros next tune, talks about the election
41:10 "Bread Line Blues"- Jorma Kaukonen and Barry Mitterhoff
Segment 3
46:03News From Lake Wobegon (Download MP3)
Segment 4
57:28 "Twilight"- Robin and Linda Williams, GK, Rich and Gary
1:00:54Intermission- "Three Little Words"
Segment 5
1:06:44GK talks about Akron
1:07:49 "Done Found My Lost Sheep"- GK, Robin and Linda, Wailin' Jennys
1:11:00GK talks about the weather
1:11:12Rhubarb script
1:15:57 "Summertime"- The Wailin' Jennys
1:18:36GK talks about Ian Frazier, reads "Hudson", into "Smile", Pat Donohue
1:25:18 "Paint A Picture"- The Wailin' Jennys
1:26:36 "Embryonic Journey"- Jorma Kaukonen and Barry Mitterhoff
1:29:02Lives of the Cowboys script
1:40:40GK talks about Jorma Kaukonen
1:41:13 "More Than My Old Guitar"- Jorma Kaukonen and Barry Mitterhoff
1:46:13Mom script
1:52:56 "Only The Lonely"- Robin and Linda Williams, GK, Shoes
1:55:00Credits, "Goodnight Sweetheart"

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Robin Williams Linda Williams
The Wailin' Jennys Jorma Kaukonen performs "Bread Line Blues."
Garrison speaks to the crowd during the News from Lake Wobegon. Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
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