October 10, 2009

October Storm


Neko Case

This week on A Prairie Home Companion, we're broadcasting live from the Fitzgerald Theater in downtown Saint Paul, Minnesota. Special guest Neko Case will conjure up a storm of song with her elemental voice and genre-meshing musical style. Singer Connie Evingson will be joining us as well. Also with us, singer Andra Suchy, Jearlyn and Jevetta Steele, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors: Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and our sound effects man Mr. Tom Keith, The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, plus all the latest News from Lake Wobegon.


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"I'm A Woman," Jearlyn & Jevetta Steele

Garrison introduces Neko Case

Connie Evingson joins the cast for the Bass script

Andra Suchy

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  • Segment 1
    • 00:00:00 - Logo
    • 00:00:12 - Tishomingo Blues
    • 00:02:30 - GK opens, talks about the snow, Obama's Nobel Peace Prize, Swedes
    • 00:05:50 - Ain't Nobody's Fault But Mine - Pat Donohue and band with GK, Andra Suchy, Jearlyn & Jevetta Steele
    • 00:08:52 - I'm A Woman - Jearlyn & Jevetta Steele and Shoe Band
    • 00:12:00 - Goin' To Sit Down on the Banks of the River - Pat Donohue and band with GK, Andra Suchy, Jearlyn & Jevetta Steele
    • 00:15:52 - The Lives of the Cowboys script
    • 00:27:00 - GK talks about Neko Case, who will be appearing a bit later
    • 00:28:19 - Walk Away Renee - Andra Suchy, GK and Shoe Band
    • 00:31:56 - Powdermilk Biscuit Break
  • Segment 2
    • 00:33:48 - Guy Noir script
    • 00:46:40 - GK talks about the Steele sisters
    • 00:47:44 - Baby I Love You - Jearlyn & Jevetta Steele
    • 00:50:05 - GK intros Neko Case
    • 00:51:39 - People Got A Lotta Nerve - Neko Case
    • 00:54:17 - Middle Cyclone - Neko Case
    • 00:57:32 - GK talks to Neko Case and Kelly Hogan about the music box
    • 00:58:02 - That Teenage Feeling - Neko Case
    • 01:00:01 - You're Gonna Need Somebody on Your Side - Pat Donohue and band with GK, Andra Suchy, Jearlyn & Jevetta Steele
    • 01:04:37 - Intermission - Deep Water
  • Segment 3
    • 01:08:45 - Welcome Back to the Second Half, Allergy script
    • 01:11:38 - Greetings
    • 01:13:56 - Love Me Tender - GK, Andra Suchy, band
    • 01:16:38 - Bass script (with Connie Evingson, vocals)
  • Segment 4
    • 01:29:30 - News From Lake Wobegon
  • Segment 5
    • 01:45:00 - Soon - Jearlyn & Jevetta Steele and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
    • 01:48:38 - Catchup script
    • 01:51:51 - GK talks to Neko Case, she performs "Don't Forget Me"
    • 01:55:33 - Credits, Goin' to Sit Down on the Banks of the River reprise

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