May 22, 2010 // Show # 1251

Georgia On My Mind

This week on A Prairie Home Companion, a live broadcast performance from The Fox Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia. With special guests, humorist Roy Blount, Jr., folk singer-songwriter Caroline Herring, The unbelievable Steep Canyon Rangers, and blues-woman E.G. Kight. 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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E.G. Kight

Steep Canyon Rangers

Roy Blount Jr. and Garrison

GK talks with Caroline Herring

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  • Segment 1
    • 00:00:00 - Logo
    • 00:00:11 - Tishomingo Blues
    • 00:02:35 - Roy Blount Jr. opens, GK opens, talks about Georgia
    • 00:03:45 - The Georgia Slop- Pat Donohue and The Guy’s All-Star Shoe Band
    • 00:06:43 - Lovin’ Pretty Women- Steep Canyon Rangers
    • 00:10:42 - Somewhere in Atlanta- E.G. Kight and Shoe Band
    • 00:14:00 - GK talks to E.G. Kight
    • 00:15:09 - I’m New At This- E.G. Kight and band
    • 00:19:11 - Gone script (with Roy Blount, Jr.)
    • 00:27:16 - GK intros Caroline Herring
    • 00:29:16 - Peace in the Valley- GK and Caroline Herring
    • 00:31:58 - Powdermilk Biscuit Break (with Steep Canyon Rangers)
  • Segment 2
    • 00:33:51 - GK intros Steep Canyon Rangers
    • 00:34:38 - Can’t Sit Down- Steep Canyon Rangers
    • 00:37:30 - GK talks with Caroline Herring
    • 00:38:40 - Tales of the Islander- Caroline Herring
    • 00:43:42 - GK talks with Roy Blount Jr. about Southern words
    • 00:49:50 - Radio script
  • Segment 3
    • 01:01:30 - Intermission- Jeweled Curtain
    • 01:05:08 - GK talks about the weather in Lake Wobegon
    • 01:06:53 - Greetings
    • 01:08:56 - GK talks about Bill Hinkley, Precious Memories
    • 01:13:48 - GK talks about the fast growth of Atlanta, more with Roy Blount Jr.
    • 01:21:25 - Dermatologist script
    • 01:27:55 - GK talks with Steep Canyon Rangers
    • 01:28:37 - Turn up the Bottle- Steep Canyon Rangers
  • Segment 4
    • 01:31:25 - News From Lake Wobegon
  • Segment 5
    • 01:46:50 - See See Rider- Caroline Herring
    • 01:51:04 - Southern Comfort- E.G. Kight and band
    • 01:54:38 - Credits, Fred’s Georgia SFX, Miss the Mississippi, Soldier’s Joy

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