December 19, 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:

Norah Jones, vocals and piano; with Sasha Dobson, guitar, piano and percussion; Smokey Hormel, guitar; John Kirby, keyboards; Gus Seyffert, bass and Joey Waronker, drums

Madeleine Peyroux: Madeleine Peyroux , vocals and guitar; Jon Herington, guitar; Gary Versace, keyboard; Barak Mori, bass and Darren Beckett, drums

Heather Masse, vocals

Russian Chamber Chorus of New York: under the direction of Nikolai Kachanov. Soprano: Zhanna Ayzen Mimi Daitz, Nancy Finlay, Joy Glazener, Hanna Golodinskii, Tamara Kachanov, Julia Potulova, Jennifer Parker-Sparks and Rebecca Stanton. Alto: Eileen Bernstein, Sophia Faivush, Stacy Glauque, Silvie Jensen, Anna Laskova, Nadezhda Moiseyeva, Laura Schlachtmeyer and Alexandra Tregubov . Tenor: Guy Brewer, Jeremy Green, Derek Holzmacher, Erin Sheldon, Lee-kai Wang, Thomas Wazelle, David White and Alex Wang. Bass: Frank Barr, Michael Finlay, Vasiliy Golodinskii, Philip Jimenez-Snyder, Kelly-Ray Meritt, Nicolas Mokhoff and Larry Weller.

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

SILENT NIGHT

— Garrison Keillor, Heather Masse, live audience and The Guy’s All-Star Shoe Band
— w/m: Joseph Mohr and Franz Gruber

ANGELS WE HAVE HEARD ON HIGH

— Garrison Keillor, Heather Masse, live audience and The Guy’s All-Star Shoe Band
— w/m: Traditional

LUTHERAN AIR script underscore

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

TELL YER MAMA

— Norah Jones
— w/m: Jesse Harris, Norah Jones, Richard Julian
— © Sony/ATV Songs LLC/ Beanly Songs

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

ON HOLD (in “Guy Noir” script)

— Norah Jones
— w: Garrison Keillor
— m: Norah Jones
— © 2009 Maia Maia Music (BMI)/ Norah Jones

JOY TO THE WORLD (in “Guy Noir” script)

— Garrison Keillor, Tim Russell, Sue Scott, Fred Newman, Richard Dworsky
— w/m: Isaac Watts and G. F. Handel

INSTEAD

— Madeleine Peyroux
— w/m: Julian Coryell and Madeleine Peyroux
— © Pennywell Publishing

POWDERMILK BISCUIT THEME

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

CHERUBIC HYMN

— The Russian Chamber Chorus of New York
— w/m: traditional

SHCHEDRYK (UKRAINIAN CAROL OF THE BELLS)

— The Russian Chamber Chorus of New York
— w/m: traditional

THE LIVES OF THE COWBOYS THEME (WESTERN THEME)

— The Guy’s All-Star Shoe Band
— m: Pat Donohue and Richard Dworsky
— © 1994 Salspot Music (BMI)
— © 1994 Richard Dworsky (BMI)

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)

SILENT NIGHT (in “Cowboys” script)

— Sue Scott, Tim Russell, Fred Newman, Garrison Keillor and Pat Donohue
— w/m: Joseph Mohr and Franz Gruber
— new words: Garrison Keillor © 2009 Maia Maia Music (BMI)

WAITING

— Norah Jones
— w/m: Norah Jones
— © Gullible Jones, LLC

EVEN THOUGH

— Norah Jones
— w/m: Jesse Harris and Norah Jones
— © Sony/ATV Songs LLC/ Beanly Songs

AVALON (Intermission)

— w/m: Vincent Rose, Al Jolson, Buddy Desylva
— © Warner Bros Music/ Songwriters Guild of America/ Stephen Ballentine Music

XMAS script underscore

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

O HOLY NIGHT (quote in “Xmas” script)

— Sue Scott
— w/m: Adolphe Adam

DANCE ME TO THE END OF LOVE

— Madeleine Peyroux
— w/m: Leonard Cohen
— © Sony/ ATV Songs LLC

THIS IS HEAVEN TO ME

— Madeleine Peyroux
— w/m: Frank Reardon and Ernest Schweikert
— © Warner Chappell Music Inc.

DECEMBER

— Norah Jones
— w/m: Norah Jones
— © Gullible Jones, LLC

DECEMBER SONNET

— Garrison Keillor and Richard Dworsky
— w: Garrison Keillor
— m: Richard Dworsky
— © Maia Maia Music/ Richard Dworsky (BMI)

BROOMS

The Russian Chamber Chorus of New York
w/m: traditional

THE FIRST NOEL

— Garrison Keillor, Heather Masse, live audience and The Guy’s All-Star Shoe Band
— w/m: traditional

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