El Camino Real
This week on A Prairie Home Companion we escape the heavy burden of late February snow by heading to balmy San Diego, for a live broadcast performance from the San Diego Civic Theatre, with bright-eyed Bluegrass ambassadors Sara and Sean Watkins, the United States Navy Band Southwest, and from the Department of Gospel Music Studies, Jearlyn Steele. Plus, fiddler and mandolin player Richard Kriehn sitting in with Richard Dworsky and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band: Pat Donohue, Gary Raynor and Peter Johnson. Plus, The Royal Academy of Radio Actors (Sue Scott, Tim Russell and Fred Newman) and the latest news from the buried plain.
Audio available Sundays at noon.
- 00:00 Logo
- 00:13 Tishomingo Blues
- 03:00 GK talks about the “winter storm” in San Diego, opening song
- 04:00 SFX script
- 08:26 Arthritis Blues (Go to San Diego)
- 10:57 Crosley March - U.S. Navy Band Southwest
- 14:16 GK talks with Lt. Mark Corbliss
- 15:30 Guy Noir script
- 24:00 Tell Mama- Jearlyn Steele and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band with Navy band horns
- 26:53 You Got To Move- Pat Donohue with GK, Jearlyn Steele, Sara Watkins, Sean Watkins and band
- 29:42 Powdermilk Biscuit Break
- 31:20 GK intros Sara and Sean
- 33:00 I’m a Memory- Sara Watkins, Sean Watkins and The Guy’s All-Star Shoe Band
- 36:20 Be There- Sara Watkins and Sean Watkins
- 40:26 Mayo script- GK and Richard Dworsky
- 45:04 Minnesota script
- 49:15 The National Emblem March- Navy Band Southwest
- 51:00 GK talks about the Navy band
- 53:18 Black Horse Troop March- Navy Band Southwest with Fred Newman
- 57:25 America the Beautiful- Ashley Monroig and the U.S. Navy Band Southwest
- 1:01:26 Intermission- Maphis Boogie
- 1:05:00 GK talks about San Diego
- 1:08:38 Greetings
- 1:10:40 Armed Forces Medley- U.S. Navy Band Southwest
- 1:14:33 Moonlight on the Pier- The Guy’s All-Star Shoe Band and Stephanie Robinson
- 1:17:58 Cowboys script
- 1:27:11 GK talks with Sara Watkins
- 1:28:01 Friedrick- Sara Watkins, Sean Watkins and Richard Kriehn
- 1:31:08 Japanese Bowls- Jearlyn Steele and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
- 1:34:04 News From Lake Wobegon
- 1:46:57 The Rain is Over and Gone- Jearlyn Steele and Richard Dworsky
- 1:50:26 Budget script
- 1:52:48 High School Cadets march- U.S. Navy Band Southwest
- 1:54:56 Credits, I Like it Like That
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Lovingly selected from the earliest archives of A Prairie Home Companion, this heirloom collection represents the music from earliest years of the now legendary show: 1974–1976. With songs and tunes from jazz pianist Butch Thompson, mandolin maestro Peter Ostroushko, Dakota Dave Hull and the first house band, The Powdermilk Biscuit Band (Adam Granger, Bob Douglas and Mary DuShane).