November 13, 2010 // Show # 1266

First Show on the First Coast

Nashville Bluegrass Band

This week on A Prairie Home Companion, we're live from The Saint Augustine Amphitheater in St. Augustine, Florida. With special guests, the finest "lawn-scapers" ever to work the East coast, The Nashville Bluegrass Band, and Floridian vocalist, guitarist, and harmonica heavy JJ Grey shares his own brand of southern rock and soul. Also with us, The Royal Academy of Radio Actors: Sue Scott, Tim Russell, and Fred Newman; Rich Dworsky and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, vocalist Andra Suchy, and the latest news from Lake Wobegon.

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    Show Segments
    Listen to individual segments as listed below. Times may be edited for broadcast.

  • Segment 1
    • 00:00:00 Logo
    • 00:00:12 Tishomingo Blues, Open script
    • 00:08:43 St. Augustine (Sloop John B) - GK/ Andra Suchy/ Shoe Band with Mike Compton
    • 00:11:50 Poem
    • 00:13:04 Cow Cow Blues - Shoe Band with Mike Compton and Stuart Duncan
    • 00:16:16 Guy Noir script
    • 00:30:25 Powdermilk Biscuit Break with Stuart Duncan and Mike Compton
  • Segment 2
    • 00:31:25 GK intros the Nashville Blues Band
    • 00:32:25 Fiddler's Pastime - Nashville Bluegrass Band
    • 00:35:36 GK talks about bluegrass music
    • 00:38:20 Little Darlin' - the Nashville Bluegrass Band
    • 00:41:03 Wildlife script
    • 00:47:10 GK talks about Florida, intros J.J. Grey
    • 00:48:56 Hide and Seek - J.J. Grey
    • 00:53:03 Lochloosa - J.J. Grey and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
    • 00:57:13 I Belong to the Band - Pat Donohue and Shoes with Stuart, Mike, GK and Andra
    • 01:00:45 Intermission - Gee Whiz
  • Segment 3
    • 01:05:20 Rock n Roll Woman - GK, Andra Suchy and Shoe Band with Mike Compton
    • 01:08:13 Greetings, GK points out Sen. George McGovern in the audience
    • 01:12:24 When I Dream - GK, Andra and Shoes with Mike Compton
    • 01:16:25 Monback script
    • 01:18:10 School Kids (Little Moses) - GK, Andra, Shoes, Mike Compton
    • 01:22:40 GK talks about St. Augustine
    • 01:26:23 Tuck Away My Lonesome Blues - Nashville Bluegrass Band
    • 01:29:23 Hush - Nashville Bluegrass Band
  • Segment 4
    • 01:32:53 News From Lake Wobegon
  • Segment 5
    • 01:48:22 The Sweetest Thing- J.J. Grey and Shoe Band
    • 01:52:05 Mom script
    • 01:56:00 Credits, I Belong to the Band reprise, Red Wing- Shoes and Nashville Bluegrass Band

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