This week on A Prairie Home Companion, it's a live broadcast performance from the Paramount Theatre in Seattle, WA. With special guests, elegantly eclectic singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile, and Juno Award-winning Canadian folk trio The Wailin' Jennys. Also with us, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors; Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman, The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band; Richard Dworksy, Pat Donohue, Peter Johnson, Gary Raynor, and Andy Stein. Plus, the latest News from Lake Wobegon, where nearby rivers have crested, and kids spent their spring break stacking sandbags.
- 00:00:00 - Logo
- 00:00:11 - Tishomingo Blues
- 00:03:00 - GK opens, talks about Seattle, "Uphill"
- 00:07:12 - Red House- Pat Donohue and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
- 00:09:58 - The Lives of the Cowboys script
- 00:21:16 - Bird Song- Wailin' Jennys
- 00:25:50 - Away But Never Gone- Wailin' Jennys
- 00:29:03 - SFX script
- 00:35:00 - Powdermilk Biscuit Break
Listen to individual segments as listed below
- 00:36:35 - Move it On Over- GK and band
- 00:39:28 - Guy Noir script
- 00:53:56 - GK talks with Brandi Carlile
- 00:55:44 - Dreams- Brandi Carlile
- 00:59:25 - That Year- Brandi Carlile
- 01:04:03 - Folsom Prison Blues- Brandi Carlile
- 01:07:57 - Fidgety Feet/Intermission
- 01:12:00 - GK talks more about Seattle, greetings
- 01:14:56 - Rhubarb script
- 01:23:33 - Cherry Blossom- Wailin' Jennys and Shoe Band
- 01:27:54 - Storm Comin' - Wailin' Jennys
- 01:31:41 - News From Lake Wobegon
- 01:47:00 - Have You Ever Seen the Rain?- Pat Donohue and band
- 01:49:39 - GK brings Brandi Carlile back
- 01:50:19 - The Story- Brandi Carlile
- 01:54:32 - Credits
- 01:56:34 - Keep on the Sunny Side- Brandi Carlile, GK, Wailin' Jennys, Shoes
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Lovingly selected from the earliest archives of A Prairie Home Companion, this heirloom collection represents the music from earliest years of the now legendary show: 1974–1976. With songs and tunes from jazz pianist Butch Thompson, mandolin maestro Peter Ostroushko, Dakota Dave Hull and the first house band, The Powdermilk Biscuit Band (Adam Granger, Bob Douglas and Mary DuShane).