March 26, 2011 // Show # 1282

God's Own Listening Room

Emmylou Harris

This week on A Prairie Home Companion we're in Nashville, Tennessee at the beautiful and historic Ryman Auditorium. With special guests, the prolific Emmylou Harris, hairy bluegrass madman Sam Bush, and master fiddler Stuart Duncan. Plus, young hip Tennessee duo The Civil Wars, and a former host of the show, singer and fiddler Sara Watkins. Also with us, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors, The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, and the latest News from Lake Wobegon.


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  • Segment 1
    • 00:00:00 Logo
    • 00:00:12 Tishomingo Blues
    • 00:03:41 GK opens, Spaghetti
    • 00:08:43 GK talks with Sam Bush
    • 00:09:42 Diamond Joe- Sam Bush, Stuart Duncan and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
    • 00:13:52 The Lives of the Cowboys (with Emmylou Harris and Sara Watkins)
    • 00:25:57 Powdermilk Biscuit Break
  • Segment 2
    • 00:27:56 GK intros The Civil Wars, "Barton Hollow"
    • 00:33:40 GK talks with The Civil Wars
    • 00:33:55 From This Valley- The Civil Wars
    • 00:37:38 Railroad Blues- Pat Donohue, with Sam Bush, Stuart Duncan and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
    • 00:41:56 Guy Noir script
    • 00:55:37 GK intros Emmylou Harris
    • 00:56:53 Old Five and Dimers- Emmylou Harris and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
    • 01:01:04 If I Be Lifted Up- Emmylou Harris, GK, The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
    • 01:04:50 Intermission- Cincinnati Rag
  • Segment 3
    • 01:07:56 SFX script
    • 01:13:18 Greetings
    • 01:15:30 Fiddle Medley- Sara Watkins, Stuart Duncan, Sam Bush and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
    • 01:19:35 The Price- Sara Watkins and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
    • 01:24:14 GK talks about Nashville, lower Broadway, Ryman Auditorium, Dolly Parton
    • 01:25:50 Tomorrow is Forever- GK, Sara Watkins and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
    • 01:28:46 GK talks with Emmylou Harris
    • 01:29:30 Darling Kate- Emmylou Harris and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
    • 01:32:39 Take Your Burden to the Lord- GK, Sara Watkins, Emmylou Harris and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
  • Segment 4
    • 01:36:47 News From Lake Wobegon
  • Segment 5
    • 01:47:45 Poison and Wine- The Civil Wars
    • 01:51:42 River's Gonna Run- Sam Bush, Emmylou Harris and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band with Stuart Duncan
    • 01:56:00 Credits
    • 01:57:30 I Think of You- GK, Sara Watkins, band/ fiddle closer

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