December 12, 2009
The Town Hall

New York City, NY

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Music Information

Music performed on A Prairie Home Companion, December 12, 2009 The Town Hall, New York City, NY

Performers: Garrison Keillor, Sue Scott, Tim Russell, Fred Newman

The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band: Richard Dworsky, Music Director, piano, melodica, keyboard, organ; Andy Stein, Fiddle and Saxophones; Pat Donohue, guitar; Gary Raynor, bass and Peter Johnson, percussion

Guests:

Connie Evingson, vocals

Inga Swearingen, vocals

Yo-Yo Ma, cello

The Assad Brothers: Odair Assad and Sérgio Assad, guitars

Music

TISHOMINGO BLUES

—Garrison Keillor and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
—w/m: Spencer Williams; new words: Garrison Keillor
—© 1917 Joseph W. Stern and Co.; © 1989/ 2009 Maia Maia Music

CHRISTMAS BLUES

— Garrison Keillor and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
— w: Garrison Keillor
— m: Garrison Keillor, Pat Donohue and Richard Dworsky
— © Maia Maia Music/ Salspot Music/ Richard Dworsky (BMI)

YULE script underscore

— Richard Dworsky
— m: Richard Dworsky
— © 2009 Richard Dworsky (BMI)

ZITA

— Yo-Yo Ma, The Assad Brothers and Gary Raynor
— m: Astor Piazzolla

COWBOYS script underscore

— Richard Dworsky
— m: Richard Dworsky
— © 2009 Richard Dworsky (BMI)

COWBOYS song (in “Cowboys” script)

— Garrison Keillor and Pat Donohue
— m: traditional
— w: Garrison Keillor
— © 2009 Maia Maia Music (BMI)

I CAN'T TAKE YOU NOWHERE

— Connie Evingson and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
— w/m: Dave Frishberg, Alvin Cohn, Norman Kahn
— © Kohaw Music Inc./ Swiftwater Music

POWDERMILK BISCUIT THEME

— Garrison Keillor and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
— w/m: Garrison Keillor
— ©Maia Maia Music (BMI)

HANUKKAH IN SANTA MONICA

— Garrison Keillor and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
— w/m: Tom Lehrer
— © 1990 Tom Lehrer

S'VIVON/ GOD REST YE MERRY GENTLEMEN/ GIGUE

— Richard Dworsky, Pat Donohue and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band with Yo-Yo Ma
— w/m: traditional
— new words for “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen” by Pat Donohue © 2001 Salspot Music (BMI)

THERE'S A BRIGHT SIDE SOMEWHERE

— Pat Donohue, Inga Swearingen, Connie Evingson, Garrison Keillor and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
— w/m: Reverend Gary Davis
— © Chandos Music

ODE TO JOY

— Inga Swearingen and live audience
— m: Ludwig Van Beethoven
— Arranged by Inga Swearingen

GUY NOIR THEME

— The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
— w: Garrison Keillor and Richard Dworsky
— m: Richard Dworsky
— © 1995 Maia Maia Music (BMI)
— © 1995 Richard Dworsky (BMI)

GUY NOIR script underscore

— Richard Dworsky
— m: Richard Dworsky
— © 2009 Richard Dworsky

I WRITE THE SONGS (in “Guy Noir” script)

— Fred Newman
— w/m: Bruce Johnston
— © Universal Music MGB Songs
— New words: Garrison Keillor © 2009 Maia Maia Music (BMI)

A LENDA DO CABOCLO

— Yo-Yo Ma and The Assad Brothers
— m: Heitor Villa-Lobos

VASSOURINHAS

— Yo-Yo Ma, The Assad Brothers and Gary Raynor
— m: traditional Brazillian

ROSETTA (Intermission)

— The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
— w/m: Earl Hines and Henri Woode
— © Morley Music Co.

SHE IS MORE TO BE PITIED THAN CENSURED (CHRISTMAS)

— Garrison Keillor and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
— w/m: William B. Gray © Universal Music Corp.
— new words: Garrison Keillor © Maia Maia Music (BMI)

MY FAVORITE THINGS

— Garrison Keillor and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
— w/m: Rodgers & Hammerstein
— © Williamson Music Co.

Selections from “THE NUTCRACKER”

— Connie Evingson and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
— m: Tchaikovsky
— © arranged by Connie Evingson and Dave Karr

SUMMIT AVENUE RAG

— Yo-Yo Ma, Richard Dworsky and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
— m: Richard Dworsky
— © 2009 Richard Dworsky (BMI)

VISA FRAN JARNA

— Inga Swearingen and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
— w/m: traditional Swedish

BEBOPAREBOP RHUBARB PIE THEME

— Garrison Keillor, Sue Scott, Tim Russell, Fred Newman and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
— m: traditional
— w: Garrison Keillor
— © Maia Maia Music (BMI)

RHUBARB script underscore

— Richard Dworsky
— m: Richard Dworsky
— © 2009 Richard Dworsky (BMI)

GOLLIWOGG'S CAKEWALK

— Yo-Yo Ma and the Assad Brothers
— m: Claude Debussy

CAFÉ BOEUF script underscore

— Richard Dworsky
— m: Richard Dworsky
— © 2009 Richard Dworsky (BMI)

LA VIE EN ROSE (in “Café Boeuf” script)

— Fred Newman
— w/m: Mack David, Louiguy, Edith Piaf
— © Universal - Polygram International Pub Inc./ WB Music

WE WISH YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS

— Garrison Keillor, Connie Evingson, Inga Swearingen, Pat Donohue and The Guys' All-Star Shoe Band
— w/m: traditional
— additional lyrics: Garrison Keillor © 2009 Maia Maia Music (BMI)

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