October 2, 2010 // Show # 1260

Under a Hoodoo Moon

Dr. John

This week on A Prairie Home Companion, we roll into our October home stand at the Fitzgerald Theater with special guests, legendary New Orleans night tripper, Dr. John and the Lower Nine Eleven. Also with us, vocal powerhouses Jearlyn Steele and Andra Suchy, The Royal Academy of Radio Actors; Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Tom Keith, The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, and the latest News from Lake Wobegon.


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In this week's file: two scripts (The Catchup Advisory Board, and Guy Noir); two songs ("The Methodist Blues" and "Love Gospel Medley"); and The News from Lake Wobegon.

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  • Segment 1
    • 00:00:00 - Logo
    • 00:00:12 - Tishomingo Blues
    • 00:02:28 - GK opens, talks about weather, frost coming, twin cites marathon
    • 00:06:30 - Geese (I Heard the Bluebirds Sing)- GK, Andra Suchy, Tom Keith
    • 00:09:15 - Harvest Moon- GK/ Andra Suchy/ band
    • 00:13:07 - Catchup script
    • 00:15:47 - Methodist Blues- GK/ band
    • 00:22:05 - Change of Heart- Dr. John and the Lower 911
    • 00:25:33 - Guy Noir script
    • 00:34:20 - Powdermilk Biscuit Break
  • Segment 2
    • 00:35:52 - GK talks with Jearlyn Steele
    • 00:38:19 - “Love” Gospel Medley- GK, Jearlyn Steele/ Shoe Band
    • 00:45:20 - Wedding script
    • 00:51:11 - Mel's script
    • 00:54:10 - GK talks with Dr. John
    • 00:54:56 - Them- Dr. John and the Lower 911
    • 00:59:40 - Dorothy- Dr. John
    • 01:02:47 - Big Gap- Dr. John and the Lower 911
    • 01:07:55 - Intermission- I Feel Fine
  • Segment 3
    • 01:11:40 - Greetings, Happy Birhtday to Rich Dworsky
    • 01:16:10 - Ain't Nobody's Fault But Mine- Pat Donohue with Andra, Jearlyn, GK and band
    • 01:18:33 - The Lives of the Cowboys script
    • 01:29:30 - I Can't Stand the Rain- Jearlyn Steele, with Andra Suchy and band
  • Segment 4
    • 01:32:19 - News From Lake Wobegon
  • Segment 5
    • 01:47:10 - Roanoke- Dan Neale, Pat Donohue and Shoe Band
    • 01:49:50 - Bob's Bank spot, Old Folks at Home Cottage Cheese spot
    • 01:50:40 - Feel Good Music- Dr. John and the Lower 911
    • 01:54:28 - Credits
    • 01:56:09 - Ain't Nobody's Fault But Mine reprise.

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