June 6, 2009

BE AS YOU WISH TO SEEM

Sheryl Crow

Coming to you this week from the Greek (′Ελληνες) Theater in Los Angeles, California, it's a live broadcast performance of A Prairie Home Companion. With this week's special guests, a West coast triple threat, leaving goose bumps in their wake, Sheryl Crow, k.d. lang, and Martin Sheen. Also with us, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors; Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman, singer Heather Masse, the Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, and The News from Lake Wobegon.


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GK and k.d. lang having fun and playing to the crowd.

Sheryl Crow, "Strong Enough."

Martin Sheen

k.d. lang declares the banjo a "chick magnet."

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    Show Segments
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  • Segment 1
    • 00:00:00 - Logo
    • 00:00:11 - Tishomingo Blues
    • 00:03:02 - Driving With the Top Down
    • 00:07:38 - GK talks about Sonia Sotomayor, "Sotomayor Salsa"
    • 00:11:35 - Guy Noir script
    • 00:25:41 - GK intros k.d. lang
    • 00:26:29 - "Thread" - k.d. lang
    • 00:30:20 - "Western Stars" - k.d. lang
    • 00:34:13 - Powdermilk Biscuit Break
  • Segment 2
    • 00:35:54 - "Back to California" - Heather Masse and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
    • 00:38:31 - English Majors script
    • 00:40:49 - "Beach Ball" - The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
    • 00:42:42 - Mom script
    • 00:47:42 - "That Wang Dang Doodle" - Pat Donohue and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
    • 00:50:01 - GK intros Sheryl Crow
    • 00:50:28 - "Strong Enough" - Sheryl Crow and band
    • 00:53:55 - "Detours" - Sheryl Crow and band
    • 00:57:51 - Sheet Music script
    • 00:59:40 - Intermission
  • Segment 3
    • 01:02:38 - Welcome Back to the 2nd Half
    • 01:02:50 - Arnold script, greetings
    • 01:04:35 - GK intros "Midnight Sun"
    • 01:05:08 - "Midnight Sun" - Heather Masse and band
    • 01:09:05 - "Personal Ads" - Sheryl Crow, Heather Masse, Fred Newman, GK
    • 01:16:53 - "Honkin' on the Freeway" - Andy Stein and Shoe Band
    • 01:17:43 - Sheen script
    • 01:22:45 - GK intros k.d. lang
    • 01:23:08 - "I Dream of Spring" - k.d. lang
    • 01:27:39 - GK talks with k.d. lang
    • 01:27:56 - "Jealous Dog" - k.d. lang
  • Segment 4
    • 01:30:38 - The News from Lake Wobegon
  • Segment 5
    • 01:47:41 - "Redemption Day" - Sheryl Crow and band
    • 01:52:05 - GK talks with Sheryl Crow
    • 01:52:33 - "Hard To Make A Stand" - Sheryl Crow and band
    • 01:55:58 - Credits, Angel Band, Bye Bye Love, Beach Ball

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