January 23, 2010 // Show #1237

Zumbro Olmsted and The Mighty Mayo


Coming to you this week from the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester, Minnesota, with special guests jazz songbird Inga Swearingen, Nashville picker Guthrie Trapp, vocal trio Sweet Dreams, and Minnesota polka legends Ray Sands and the Polka Dots. Also with us, The Royal Academy of Radio Actors; Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman, vocalist Andra Suchy, The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, and the latest News from Lake Wobegon.


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Guthrie Trapp

GK and Inga Swearingen perform "Sleep."

The Sweet Dreams

Ray Sands and the Polka Dots

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  • Segment 1
    • 00:00:00 - Logo
    • 00:00:15 - GK opens, talks about his dream, Tom Keith SFX
    • 00:01:48 - Tishomingo Blues
    • 00:04:55 - GK talks about Rochester, Mayo Clinic, Norwegian men
    • 00:06:07 - Joy of My Heart (Minnesota) - GK, Inga Swearingen, Andra Suchy and band
    • 00:08:00 - Please Help Me, I'm Falling - GK, Andra, band
    • 00:11:50 - GK intros The Polka Dots
    • 00:12:10 - The Minnesota Polka - The Polka Dots
    • 00:15:26 - GK intros Sweet Dreams
    • 00:16:33 - I Want To Be A Cowboy's Sweetheart - Sweet Dreams and Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
    • 00:19:24 - The Lives of the Cowboys script
    • 00:28:29 - Powdermilk Biscuit Break
  • Segment 2
    • 00:30:09 - Obama/Duct Tape script
    • 00:31:57 - Little Martha - Pat Donohue and Guthrie Trapp
    • 00:33:48 - Heart and Soul - Inga Swearingen and Richard Dworsky
    • 00:35:30 - Sometime - Pat Donohue, Guthrie Trapp and Shoe Band
    • 00:39:08 - GK talks about Rochester
    • 00:43:56 - Sleep - GK, Inga Swearingen, Richard Dworsky, Peter Johnson
    • 00:47:32 - Guy Noir script
    • 00:55:28 - GK wishes happy birthday to Inga Swearingen, “The Nearness of You”
    • 00:58:25 - Intermission - Roly Poly
  • Segment 3
    • 01:03:00 - Greetings
    • 01:05:53 - Singin' the Blues - Sweet Dreams and Shoe Band
    • 01:09:09 - Snow is Falling Round - GK, Andra, Inga, Rich Dworsky
    • 01:11:47 - In Love - GK, Andra and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
    • 01:15:44 - SFX script
    • 01:22:24 - GK talks to Ray Sands
    • 01:23:17 - Before I Met You - The Polka Dots
    • 01:26:24 - White Rose - Pat Donohue, Guthrie Trapp, Gary Raynor and Rich Dworsky
    • 01:29:03 - Before the Journey - Inga Swearingen and band
    • 01:31:24 - Food script
  • Segment 4
    • 01:33:26 - News From Lake Wobegon
  • Segment 5
    • 01:45:01 - Just A Closer Walk With Thee - GK, Andra Suchy and band
    • 01:49:33 - Rhubarb script
    • 01:53:27 - That's our show, cinecast announcement, credits
    • 01:56:08 - Ping Pong Polka - Polka Dots and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band

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