October 17, 2009

Family Tradition


Rosanne Cash

This week on A Prairie Home Companion, we're broadcasting live from the Fitzgerald Theater in snowy downtown St. Paul, Minnesota. Special guest Rosanne Cash will be a conduit of country music heritage, articulating the classics in her own stunning voice. Singer-songwriter Heather Masse will add a touch of jazz, and also with us, The Royal Academy of Actors: Tim Russell, Sue Scott, sound effects man Tom Keith, and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, plus the very latest news from Lake Wobegon.


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Heather Masse

Rosanne Cash

Rich Dworsky conducts the string section

Tom Keith

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    Show Segments
    Listen to individual segments as listed below

  • Segment 1
    • 00:00:00 - Logo
    • 00:00:13 - Tishomingo Blues
    • 00:02:54 - GK opens, talks about snow shoveling before leaf raking
    • 00:04:15 - Beautiful Dreamer/ Attics of My Life- GK, Heather Masse, Guy's All-Star Shoe Band and strings
    • 00:09:54 - Guy Noir script into "Moonlight Bay"- Heather Masse, GK, Guy's All-Star Shoe Band and strings
    • 00:27:07 - GK intros Heather Masse
    • 00:28:18 - How Deep is the Ocean?- Heather Masse with Guy's All-Star Shoe Band and strings
    • 00:31:47 - Powdermilk Biscuit Break
  • Segment 2
    • 00:33:55 - Gamblin' Blues- Pat Donohue and Guy's All-Star Shoe Band with Dave Berg
    • 00:37:04 - Schubert script (with 'Die Forelle')
    • 00:49:57 - GK intros Rosanne Cash
    • 00:50:56 - I'm Movin' On- Rosanne Cash
    • 00:54:58 - Sea of Heartbreak- Rosanne Cash and John Levanthal
    • 00:59:00 - GK talks with Rosanne Cash about "The List"
    • 01:00:15 - Miss the Mississippi – Rosanne Cash
    • 01:03:43 - Intermission- Everybody Loves My Baby
  • Segment 3
    • 01:08:17 - Welcome Back to the 2nd half, Greetings
    • 01:11:35 - How Can I Keep From Singing- GK, Heather, strings, Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
    • 01:15:16 - Sonnets: "Supper", "Ulysses", "Christine"- GK, Rich Dworsky and strings
    • 01:21:05 - Girl From the North Country- Rosanne Cash
    • 01:25:33 - Radio script
    • 01:28:05 - GK talks with Heather Masse
    • 01:29:36 - Next Time- Heather Masse, Richard Dworsky and strings
  • Segment 4
    • 01:33:52 - News From Lake Wobegon
  • Segment 5
    • 01:46:06 - The Road to Kingdom Come- Pat Donohue, Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, Strings
    • 01:49:30 - GK talks to Rosanne Cash
    • 01:50:25 - Long Black Veil- Rosanne Cash
    • 01:54:10 - Credits
    • 01:55:44 - What'll I Do?- GK, Heather Masse, Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, Strings

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