April 25, 2009

What is More Lasting Than Radio?

Arlo Guthrie

This week on A Prairie Home Companion, we'll bring you a live broadcast performance from The Palace Theater in Waterbury, Connecticut. Featuring Arlo Guthrie and the Lost World Tour with special guests Abe Guthrie and The Burns Sisters, Lara Herscovitch, The Royal Academy of Radio Actors; Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman, pianist Richard Dworsky, and The News from Lake Wobegon.


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Singer-songwriter Lara Herscovitch

Arlo Gurthrie lends his voice to "The Lives of the Cowboys"

Sue Scott

Garrison Keillor

Friday Night Preview

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  • Segment 1
    • 00:00:00 - Logo
    • 00:00:12 - "Tishomingo Blues" - GK and Richard Dworsky
    • 00:02:30 - GK opens, talk about Waterbury, I Wish I Was script
    • 00:10:34 - GK intros Lara Herscovitch
    • 00:11:12 - "Connecticut Skies"- Lara Herscovitch and Richard Dworsky
    • 00:14:24 - GK talks to Lara
    • 00:14:57 - "Blah Blah Blah" - Lara Herscovitch and Richard Dworsky
    • 00:16:24 - Guy Noir script
    • 00:26:09 - GK intros Arlo Guthrie and the Lost World Tour
    • 00:27:06 - "Evangelina" - Arlo Guthrie and the Lost World Tour
    • 00:31:47 - "My Old Friend" - Arlo Guthrie and the Lost World Tour
    • 00:35:34 - Powdermilk Biscuit Break/Jamaica Farewell/Here Comes the Sun/You Are My Sunshine - Richard Dworsky/GK/ Lara Herscovitch
  • Segment 2
    • 00:39:30 - Mom script
    • 00:45:46 - Hayden Carruth poems
    • 00:51:22 - The Lives of the Cowboys script
    • 01:01:40 - "Alabama Bound" - Arlo Guthrie and the Lost World Tour
    • 01:05:12 - Intermission- Ain't Misbehavin'
  • Segment 3
    • 01:08:53 - Greetings
    • 01:12:00 - GK talks about Charles Ives, "America"
    • 01:17:13 - "America" audience singalong - GK/ Lara/ Rich Dworsky
    • 01:21:21 - GK talks with Lara Herscovitch
    • 01:21:43 - "Mirrors and Smoke" - Lara Herscovitch and Richard Dworsky
    • 01:25:50 - Allergy script
    • 01:30:44 - "The Palace Boogie" - Richard Dworsky
  • Segment 4
    • >01:31:48 - The News from Lake Wobegon
  • Segment 5
    • 01:46:04 - GK talks with Arlo Guthrie
    • 01:47:10 - "The Hymn" - Arlo Guthrie and the Lost World Tour
    • 01:51:10 - GK talks more with Arlo Guthrie, intros Burns sisters and band
    • 01:52:00 - "St. James Infirmary" - Arlo Guthrie and the Lost World Tour
    • 01:56:26 - Credits/"So Long, It's Been Good to Know Yuh"

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