September 26, 2009

Street Dance and Season Opener


This week on A Prairie Home Companion, it's our broadcast season opener, followed by the traditional street dance, and meatloaf supper. With special guests, The Sam Bush Band, Salsa Del Soul, and singer-songwriters Connie Evingson, Sarah Jarosz, and Andra Suchy. Also with us, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors; Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Tom Keith, The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, and The News from Lake Wobegon.


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Sam Bush Band, "Circles Around Me."

Tom Keith makes the sound of crows flapping.

GK and Sarah Jarosz

Connie Evingson


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  • Segment 1
    • 00:00:00 - Logo
    • 00:00:13 - Tishomingo Blues
    • 00:04:21 - "I Will" - GK, Andra, band
    • 00:05:29 - "You Asked Me To" - GK, Andra, Shoe Band
    • 00:09:24 - The Lives of the Cowboys script
    • 00:18:32 - "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" - Connie Evingson and band
    • 00:20:30 - "Nobody's Dirty Business" - Pat Donohue and band
    • 00:23:40 - GK talks with Sam Bush
    • 00:24:26 - "Circles Around Me" - Sam Bush Band
    • 00:27:55 - "Out on the Ocean" - Sam Bush Band
    • 00:30:52 - Powdermilk Biscuit Break
  • Segment 2
    • 00:34:34 - "Just Someone I Used to Know" - GK, Andra, band
    • 00:37:50 - GK intros Sarah Jarosz
    • 00:39:16 - "Song Up in Her Head" - Sarah Jarosz and Shoe Band
    • 00:42:12 - GK talks about Sarah
    • 00:43:42 - "Come on Up to the House" - Sarah Jarosz and Shoe Band
    • 00:47:42 - Guy Noir script
    • 00:59:00 - GK talks with Sam Bush
    • 00:59:29 - "You Left Me Alone" - Sam Bush Band
    • 01:03:00 - CC Rider- Pat Donohue, GK, Andra, Shoe band, Shai Hayo
    • 01:09:00 - "Exactly Like You" - Guy's All-Star Shoe Band/Intermission
  • Segment 3
    • 01:12:46 - Greetings
    • 01:16:53 - GK talks with Connie Evingson
    • 01:17:40 - "Autumn Leaves" - Connie Evingson
    • 01:19:40 - The Rules script (with ‘Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain')
    • 01:28:22 - GK talks more with Sarah
    • 01:29:27 - "Edge of a Dream" - Sarah Jarosz
  • Segment 4
    • 01:32:52 - The News From Lake Wobegon
  • Segment 5
    • 01:45:13 - "Gettin' Back into It" - The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
    • 01:47:36 - GK announces street dance
    • 01:48:27 - "Mingle" - GK and band
    • 01:51:10 - GK intros Sam Bush Band one more time
    • 01:51:30 - "Whisper My Name" - Sam Bush Band
    • 01:54:25 - Credits, Salsa dancers

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