January 22, 2011
St. Paul, MN

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Music Information

Music performed on A Prairie Home Companion, January 22, 2011

The Fitzgerald Theater, Saint Paul, MN

Performers: 

Garrison Keillor, Sue Scott, Tim Russell, Tom Keith
The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band: Richard Dworsky, Music Director, piano, melodica, keyboard, organ; Pat Donohue, guitar; Richard Kriehn, fiddle, mandolin, guitar; Gary Raynor, bass and  Peter Johnson, percussion

Guests:

Andra Suchy, vocals
VocalEssence: Soprano:  Jenny French, Angela Grundstad, Carolyn Mitchell, Maggie Sabin, Carrie Henneman Shaw, Mari Scott. Alto: Diane Fernald, Robin Helgen, Mandy Inhofer, Marita Link, Anna Meek, Sandy Schoenecker. Tenor: Kevin Bailey, Dan Dressen, Anders Eckman, Brian Link, Nick Mattsson, Brock Metzger. Bass: Steve Burger, Christopher Brunelle, Ryan French, Jim Ramlet, Josiah Telschow, Richard Yague. Conducted by Philip Brunelle. Accompanied by Charles Kemper.

TISHOMINGO BLUES
Sara Watkins and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
w/m: Spencer Williams; new words: Garrison Keillor
© 1917 Joseph W. Stern and Co.; © 1989/2011 Maia Maia Music

WE ARE THE WORLD
VocalEssence (minus Charles Kemper) with The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
Soloists: Ryan French, Robin Helgen and Anders Eckman
w/m: Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie
© Warner-Tamerlane Pub./ Mijac Music
Arranged by Paul Gerike

IMAGINE
Andra Suchy and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
w/m: John Lennon
© Northern Songs, Ltd./ EMI Blackwood Music
New words: Garrison Keillor © 2009 Maia Maia Music (BMI)

THE REAL SLIM SHADY
VocalEssence (minus Charles Kemper) and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
w/m: Andre Young, Mike Elizondo, Marshall Mathers, Tom Coster
© Sony/ATV Melody/ Eight Mile Style Music / Bug Music/ Music Of Windswept/ Elvis Mambo Music/ Music Of Windswept/ Five Card Music Wb Music Corp./ Ain't Nothing But Funkin' Music
Arranged by Paul Gerike

YOU MAKE ME FEEL LIKE I'M IN MINNESOTA
Andra Suchy and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
w/m: Carole King, Gerry Goffin and Jerry Wexler
© Screen Gems-EMI Music Inc.
New words: Garrison Keillor © 2007 Maia Maia Music (BMI)

THE OTHER CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS
Richard Dworsky, solo piano
m: various
Arranged by Richard Dworsky
Includes quotes from: 
Mickey Mouse Club Theme (Dodd)
How Much is That Doggie in the Window
What's New Pussycat? (Bachrach/ David)
Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf (Churchill/ Ronell)
Shoo Fly
The Flight of the Bumblebee (Rimsky-Korsakov)
The Old Gray Mare
Yellow Bird (Luboff/ Keith/ Bergman)
Glow Worm (Linche/ Robinson)
Baby Elephant Walk (Mancini)
The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Peretti/ Weiss/ Creatore)
Tie Me Kangaroo Down
Red Red Robin (Woods)
Mary Had a Little Lamb
Bye Bye Blackbird (Henderson/ Dixon)
Listen to the Mockingbird (Milburn/ Winner)
I Got the Horse and You Got the Saddle
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer (Marks)
Blackbird (Lennon/ McCartney)
Peter and the Wolf (Prokofiev)
Three Blind Mice
Itsy Bitsy Spider
His Eye is On the Sparrow (Martin/ Gabriel)
Cockles and Mussels
The Pink Panther Theme (Mancini)
Hound Dog (Leiber/ Stoller)
Pop Goes the Weasel
Theme from "Jaws" (Williams)
Tiger Rag

POWDERMILK BISCUIT THEME
Garrison Keillor and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
w/m: Garrison Keillor
© Maia Maia Music (BMI)

GROUCHO script underscore
Richard Dworsky
m: Richard Dworsky
© 2011 Richard Dworsky (BMI)

HAIL FREEDONIA (in "Groucho" script)
VocalEssence with Richard Dworsky, Gary Raynor and Peter Johnson
w/m: Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby
© Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby
Arranged by Paul Gerike

STUDENT'S PRAYER
VocalEssence
w: Garrison Keillor © 2011 Maia Maia Music (BMI)
m: Paul Gerike © 2011 Music Advantage
Arranged by Paul Gerike

ALWAYS LOOK ON THE BRIGHT SIDE OF LIFE
VocalEssence (minus Charles Kemper) with The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
w/m: Eric Idle
© EMI Virgin Songs Inc.
Arranged by Paul Gerike

BE PREPARED
VocalEssence, with Gary Raynor and Peter Johnson
w/m: Tom Lehrer
© Tom Lehrer
Arrangd by Paul Gerike

SHEEP
VocalEssence
m: G.F. Handel
Arranged by Paul Gerike

LAUGHING
VocalEssence
m: G. F. Handel
Arranged by Paul Gerike

YING TONG SONG
VocalEssence (minus Charles Kemper), Tim Russell, Tom Keith and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
Soloists: Steve Burger, Christopher Brunelle, Dan Dressen, Brock Metzger and Carolyn Mitchell
w/m: Spike Milligan
© Mechanical Copyright Protection Society Ltd.
Arranged by Paul Gerike

IT'S A SIN TO TELL A LIE (Intermission)
The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
w/m: Billy Mayhew
© WB Music (ASCAP)

PLEASE HELP ME I'M FALLING
Garrison Keillor, Andra Suchy and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
w/m: Don Robertson and Hal Blair
additional lyrics: Garrison Keillor © 2010 Maia Maia Music (BMI)

THE PLUMBER IS THE MAN
Garrison Keillor and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, with Tim Russell
m: traditional
w: Garrison Keillor © 1994 Maia Maia Music (BMI)

CATCHUP THEME
Richard Dworsky
w: Garrison Keillor
m: Richard Dworsky
© Maia Maia Music (BMI)
© Richard Dworsky (BMI)

CATCHUP script underscore
Richard Dworsky
m: Richard Dworsky
© 2011 Richard Dworsky (BMI)

UNFRIENDED
Garrison Keillor and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
w: Garrison Keillor
m: Richard Dworsky and Garrison Keillor
© 2009 Maia Maia Music (BMI) and Richard Dworsky (BMI)

EL HAMBO
VocalEssence
w/m: Jaakko Mantyjarvi
© 1997 Sulasol, Hensinki, Finland

POPURRI A LA MEXICANA
VocalEssence, with Gary Raynor and Peter Johnson
w/m: Diana Syrse
© VocalEssence Music Press

MORNING HAS BROKEN
Garrison Keillor, Andra Suchy and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
Original w/m: Eleanor Farjeon, traditional Gaelic
New words: Garrison Keillor © 2009 Maia Maia Music (BMI)

TURKEY IN THE STRAW
The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
w/m: traditional

YING TONG SONG (reprise)
VocalEssence (minus Charles Kemper), Tim Russell, Tom Keith and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
w/m: Spike Milligan
© Mechanical Copyright Protection Society Ltd.
Arranged by Paul Gerike

All additional underscoring by Richard Dworsky © 2011 Richard Dworsky (BMI)