June 5, 2010 // Show # 1253

Cote d'Azur de l'Amerique

This week on A Prairie Home Companion we'll broadcasting live from The Santa Barbara Bowl, in Southern California. With special guests, a master of flatted thirds and minor sevenths, bluesman Elvin Bishop, and fiddler extraordinaire Sara Watkins. Also with us, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors; Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman, the The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, and the latest News from Lake Wobegon. Join us this weekend, live from the beautiful American Riviera.


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Fred Newman

Sara and Sean Watkins

Pat Donohue and Elvin Bishop

Rich Dworsky

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    Show Segments
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  • Segment 1
    • 00:00:00 - Logo
    • 00:00:12 - Tishomingo Blues
    • 00:03:29 - GK talks about California
    • 00:05:22 - Santa Barbara- GK/ Shoe Band
    • 00:09:35 - Hollywood script
    • 00:16:00 - GK intros Elvin Bishop
    • 00:16:50 - Keep A Dollar in Your Pocket- Elvin Bishop, Ed Earley and Shoe Band
    • 00:20:53 - Guy Noir script
    • 00:31:00 - Powdermilk Biscuit Break
  • Segment 2
    • 00:32:51 - Angels Watching Over Me- GK/ Sara Watkins/ band
    • 00:36:15 - GK talks to Sara Watkins
    • 00:37:04 - Late John Garfield Blues- Sara Watkins and Sean Watkins
    • 00:41:46 - River of Jordan- Sara Watkins and Sean Watkins with the Shoe Band
    • 00:45:02 - The Lives of the Cowboys script
    • 00:52:04 - GK talks about Elvin Bishop
    • 00:53:43 - Country Blues- Elvin Bishop and Pat Donohue
    • 00:58:08 - Intermission- June Night
  • Segment 3
    • 01:02:00 - BBQ- Pat Donohue, GK, Sara Watkins and Shoe Band
    • 01:03:38 - Greetings
    • 01:06:35 - Loving You- GK, Sara Watkins, Shoe band
    • 01:09:40 - GK announces rest of season, Santa Barbara
    • 01:13:27 - Whoop-i-ti-yi-yo- GK and Shoes
    • 01:16:45 - Dermatologist script
    • 01:21:00 - Polly Put the Kettle On- Sara Watkins and Sean Watkins
    • 01:23:29 - Crossover- Sara Watkins, Sean Watkins, Gary Raynor
  • Segment 4
    • 01:27:20 - News From Lake Wobegon
  • Segment 5
    • 01:38:44 - Thelonious Boogie- Guy’s All-Star Shoe Band
    • 01:41:22 - Fishin’ – Elvin Bishop, Ed Earley and Shoe Band
    • 01:46:16 - Rhubarb script
    • 01:50:40 - Gold Watch and Chain- GK and Sara Watkins with Shoes
    • 01:54:00 - Credits, Ridin’ Down the Canyon

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