October 9, 2010 // Show # 1261

Falling into the Fitz

Dr. John

This week on A Prairie Home Companion, our October run at the Fitzgerald Theater keeps rolling along with acclaimed acoustic folk/pop duo Storyhill, and singer songwriter Andra Suchy. Also with us, 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: three scripts (The Story of Bob: A Young Artist, Glasses, and Fritz Electronics/Positive Audio—Radio You Want to Hear); two songs ("All The Good Times Are Passed and Gone" and "I'll Fly Away"); and The News from Lake Wobegon.

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  • Segment 1
    • 00:00:00 - Logo
    • 00:00:13 - Tishomingo Blues, GK opens, talks with Roy Blount Jr., “Hail Freedonia”
    • 00:08:29 - Spanish is the Loving Tongue- GK/ Shoe Band
    • 00:11:50 - It Makes No Difference- GK, Andra, Shoe Band
    • 00:16:12 - The Story of Bob script
    • 00:29:20 - Powdermilk Biscuit Break
  • Segment 2
    • 00:30:57 - All The Good Times Are Passed and Gone- GK, Andra, Pat, Rich, band
    • 00:35:21 - GK recites William Blake with Butch Thompson, underscore
    • 00:39:08 - Guy Noir script
    • 00:51:25 - GK intros Storyhill
    • 00:52:30 - Love Will Find You- Storyhill
    • 00:55:26 - Fallen- Storyhill
    • 00:59:09 - Love Me/ One Night With You- GK/ Shoe Band
    • 01:02:30 - Intermission- Smoke in the Kitchen
  • Segment 3
    • 01:06:33 - Greetings
    • 01:09:42 - Julia/ In My Life- GK, Andra, Shoes
    • 01:13:00 - GK talks with Storyhill
    • 01:14:50 - For the Beauty of the Earth- Storyhill and GK
    • 01:17:40 - Better Angels- Storyhill
    • 01:21:32 - Glasses script
    • 01:30:20 - Matchbox Blues- Pat Donohue and band
    • 01:33:53 - Vicksburg Blues- Pat Donohue and Butch Thompson
  • Segment 4
    • 01:37:19 - News From Lake Wobegon
  • Segment 5
    • 01:47:30 - London Suite II: Chelsea- Butch Thompson
    • 01:50:10 - Fritz script
    • 01:51:20 - Paradise Lost- Storyhill
    • 01:54:40 - Credits, Goodnight Sweetheart/ Bye Bye Love

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