Street Dance
Nick Lowe
October 11, 2008

This week on A Prairie Home Companion, after five thousand people showed up at last week's Street Dance and Meatloaf Supper, our neighbors on Exchange Street pleaded with us to keep a somewhat lower profile. So, this week we're back indoors with legendary singer-songwriter, record producer, and brooding British balladeer, Nick Lowe. Also with us, The Royal Academy of Radio Actors: Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Tom Keith, The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, and persistent but unconfirmed rumors of a Joke Show segment or two. Join us this Saturday for another live broadcast performance from St. Paul.

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Segment 1
00:00:12Tishomingo Blues
00:03:09GK opens, talks about the fall, reads a sonnet
00:04:40"Ragged But Right" - GK and band
00:10:08The Lives of the Cowboys script
00:21:16"Do Say Doucet" - Shoe Band
00:22:27Winter script
00:27:48"Louise" - Pat Donohue and band
00:31:31Powdermilk Biscuit Break
Segment 2
00:33:13"When I Write The Book" - Nick Lowe and Shoe Band
00:36:40GK talks with Nick Lowe
00:37:58"I Read A Lot" - Nick Lowe
00:41:17Guy Noir script
00:53:18GK intros Solas
00:54:16"Seven Curses" - Solas
00:58:27GK talks with Solas
00:59:10Vital Mental Medicine" - Solas
01:02:49Intermission (I Feel Fine)
Segment 3
01:09:05"Lulu's Back in Town/ Lady Be Good" - GK/ band
01:12:52"John Henry" - GK/ band
01:18:22Ruth script
01:26:24"Back Alley Blues" - Shoe Band
01:27:08"The Man in Love" - Nick Lowe
01:29:24"You Inspire Me" - Nick Lowe and Shoe Band
Segment 4
01:33:09News From Lake Wobegon (Download MP3)
Segment 5
01:47:17"Mollaí Na Gcuachi Ní Chuilleanáin" - Solas
01:52:00Catchup Theme" - Richard Dworsky
01:52:44"Jigs" - Solas
01:55:35Credits, The Parting Glass, St. Anne's Reel

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GK and Pat Donohue Solas
Tom Keith throws himself into his sound effects Nick Lowe
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