January 16, 2010

Bay Bridge Blues


Coming to you again this week from The War Memorial Opera House, in San Francisco, a live broadcast of A Prairie Home Companion. With special guests, American blues master Elvin Bishop, mezzo soprano Frederica von Stade, choral singing ensemble Chanticleer, and legendary Scottish balladeer Jean Redpath. Also with us, The Royal Academy of Radio Actors; Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman, The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, and the latest News from Lake Wobegon.


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Frederica von Stade and Chanticleer

Guy Noir script

Jean Redpath performs "Nancy Spain" with GK.

Elvin Bishop

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    Show Segments
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  • Segment 1
    • 00:00:00 - Logo
    • 00:00:12 - Tishomingo Blues
    • 00:04:39 - GK talks about San Francisco
    • 00:04:59 - Habanera - GK and Frederica von Stade
    • 00:08:55 - GK intros Elvin Bishop
    • 00:09:30 - What the Hell is Going On - Elvin Bishop, Pat Donohue and Shoe Band
    • 00:13:15 - SFX script
    • 00:18:39 - Toreador
    • 00:20:52 - GK intros Frederica von Stade and Nicole Rodriguez
    • 00:22:20 - "Flower Duet" (Delibes) - Frederica von Stade
    • 00:26:32 - Joy of My Heart (Isle of Mull) - Jean Redpath and Shoes
    • 00:29:09 - GK talks about the earthquake in Haiti, "De Blind Man Stood in the Road and Cried"- GK and Chanticleer
    • 00:32:35 - Powdermilk Biscuit Break
  • Segment 2
    • 00:34:14 - Café Boeuf script
    • 00:36:36 - GK talks about Alameda
    • 00:36:50 - Alameda - Frederica von Stade and Chanticleer
    • 00:41:00 - GK talks to Matt Oltman of Chanticleer
    • 00:42:52 - ‘Agnes Dei' from "Missa Tour Les Regrez" - Chanticleer
    • 00:45:26 - Guy Noir script
    • 00:54:42 - He's A Dog- Elvin Bishop, Ed Earley and Shoes
    • 00:59:08 - Down By the Sally Gardens - Garrison Keillor, Frederica von Stade and Shoes
    • 01:03:13 - Intermission / Stumblin'
  • Segment 3
    • 01:07:00 - Welcome Back to the 2nd Half, GK talks about the highway
    • 01:11:00 - Greetings
    • 01:13:53 - GK talks about San Francisco's war history
    • 01:16:46 - Aloha Oe - Chanticleer
    • 01:20:53 - Nancy Spain - Jean Redpath with GK and Shoe Band
    • 01:25:55 - Sonoma Slide - The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
    • 01:27:55 - GK talks with Elvin Bishop
    • 01:28:24 - Midnight Hour Blues - Elvin Bishop, Ed Earley and Shoes
  • Segment 4
    • 01:32:44 - News From Lake Wobegon
  • Segment 5
    • 01:47:00 - Come By the Hills - Jean Redpath and GK with Shoes
    • 01:50:35 - Psychic script
    • 01:52:48 - Cockles and Mussels - GK and Shoe Band
    • 01:54:50 - Credits, Goodnight Sweetheart, Goodnight Ladies, I'll Fly Away

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