June 26, 2010 // Show # 1256

Wobegon Woodshedding

This week on A Prairie Home Companion, we'll bring you a live broadcast performance from the Koussevitzky Music Shed at the Tanglewood Music Festival in Lenox, MA. With special guests The Wailin' Jennys, Hilary Thavis, Andra Suchy, The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, The Royal Academy of Radio Actors: Tim Russell, Sue Scott, Erica Rhodes, and Fred Newman. Plus, the latest News from Lake Wobegon.


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Erica Rhodes

Hilary Thavis

The Wailin' Jennys

Royal Academy of Radio Actors

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  • Segment 1
    • 00:00:00 - Logo
    • 00:00:13 - Tishomingo Blues
    • 00:03:00 - Open script
    • 00:07:12 - Hot Summer Night- Shoe Band
    • 00:09:48 - Mr. Bass Man- GK, Andra Suchy, Rich Dworsky, Fred Newman
    • 00:12:35 - Cowboys script
    • 00:23:18 - GK intros Hilary Thavis
    • 00:23:55 - Facebook Blues- Hilary Thavis
    • 00:27:45 - GK talks with Hilary
    • 00:28:50 - Many Loves- Hilary Thavis
    • 00:32:45 - Powdermilk Biscuit Break
  • Segment 2
    • 00:35:10 - Erica script
    • 00:39:55 - GK intros the Wailin’ Jennys
    • 00:40:26 - Goin Down the Road- The Wailin’ Jennys
    • 00:44:30 - By Way of Sorrow
    • 00:48:10 - Guy Noir script
    • 00:59:35 - Ocean Park Angel- GK, Andra, Wailin Jennys, Shoes
    • 01:02:47 - Intermission- Some Of These Days
  • Segment 3
    • 01:06:50 - GK talks about Tanglewood students “Stealin”
    • 01:10:50 - Greetings
    • 01:15:10 - Illicit Love Medley- GK/ Andra
    • 01:19:15 - Evening Falls- Richard Dworsky and band
  • Segment 4
    • 01:21:13 - News From Lake Wobegon
  • Segment 5
    • 01:36:08 - Into the Garden- Pat Donohue
    • 01:38:54 - Motherless Child- The Wailin’ Jennys
    • 01:43:10 - Ketchup script
    • 01:47:45 - Red Dirt Blues- Hilary Thavis
    • 01:52:54 - Your Long Journey- Wailin’ Jennys
    • 01:56:22 - Credits, I Bid You Goodnight

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