October 25, 2008

BELONG TO THE LAND

The Hot Club of Cowtown

This week on A Prairie Home Companion we're coming to you from the Chapman Theater in Tulsa, Oklahoma. With special guests, Hot Jazz / Western Swingers The Hot Club of Cowtown, and legendary blues roller Elvin Bishop. Also with us The Royal Academy of Radio Actors; Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman, Rich Dworsky & The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, and The News from Lake Wobegon. Join us this week, for a live broadcast performance from the cultural confluence known as the Sooner State.


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Rising blues star, John Németh, on harmonica.

Tulsa native, bluesman Elvin Bishop

Monica Taylor sings the lament, "Young Mother."

Hot Club of Cowtown: guitarist Whit Smith, fiddler Elana James and bassist Jake Erwin.

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    Show Segments
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  • Segment 1
    • 00:00:00 - Logo
    • 00:00:12 - Tishomingo Blues
    • 00:02:36 - GK talks about Tulsa, Republicans
    • 00:03:52 - "Tulsa Song" - GK/band
    • 00:06:02 - GK talks about being 66, intros Elvin Bishop
    • 00:07:46 - "Oklahoma" - Elvin Bishop and John Nemeth, band
    • 00:13:10 - The Lives of the Cowboys script
    • 00:24:48 - GK talks about Cain's Ballroom in Tulsa
    • 00:25:24 - "Can't Go on This way" - Hot Club of Cowtown
    • 00:27:48 - "Catch Me Down the Line" - Hot Club of Cowtown
    • 00:30:31 - Powdermilk Biscuit Break/"Oklahoma"
  • Segment 2
    • 00:33:10 - Café Boeuf script
    • 00:35:09 - "Hello Stranger" - GK and Monica Taylor
    • 00:39:02 - GK talks with Monica Taylor
    • 00:40:41 - "Young Mother" - Monica Taylor
    • 00:44:49 - Guy Noir script
    • 00:55:50 - "Oklahoma Country Girl" - Elvin Bishop and John Nemeth, band
    • 01:00:00 - "I Found Out" - Elvin Bishop, John Nemeth, band
    • 01:04:34 - Intermission/"Tulsa Straight Ahead" - Shoe Band
  • Segment 3
    • 01:08:06 - GK talks about KWGS, greetings
    • 01:11:40 - "Annick (French Song)" - GK/ band
    • 01:15:00 - "Goin' Down the Road Feelin Bad"/Route 66 talk - GK, Monica Taylor
    • 01:22:18 - "Hello, Goodbye I'm Gone" - Monica Taylor
  • Segment 4
    • 01:27:18 - The News from Lake Wobegon
  • Segment 5
    • 01:43:25 - "Honest I Do" - Elvin Bishop, John Nemeth, band
    • 01:45:20 - GK talks about Tulsa
    • 01:49:56 - "Columbus Stockade Blues" - Hot Club of Cowtown
    • 01:52:40 - Fear script
    • 01:54:55 - Credits/"So Long, It's Been Good to Know Yuh"

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