April 30, 2011 // Show # 1287

St. Lewis and Clark

Erin Bode

This week our canvas covered wagons are racing Westward to the beautiful Fox Theater in St. Louis, Missouri, for a live broadcast performance of A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor. With special guests, the perfect pitch, purity, and phrasing of vocalist Erin Bode and The Erin Bode Trio, and the unlikely jazz duo of acclaimed young singer Tony DeSare, and living jazz guitar legend Bucky Pizzarelli. Also with us, singer Andra Suchy, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors; Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman, The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, 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
    • 00:03:08 GK opens, talks about visiting St. Louis as a child
    • 00:05:36 Oh Carol- GK, Andra Suchy, Shoes
    • 00:08:38 Wedding- GK, Andra Suchy, Shoes, Bjorn Ranheim
    • 00:11:16 Lowbrow script
    • 00:16:13 Keep it Clean- Pat Donohue and Shoe Band
    • 00:19:30 SFX script
    • 00:23:09 Don't Worry Baby- Andra Suchy, GK and band
    • 00:25:57 Powdermilk Biscuit Break/ Here Comes The King- GK/ band
  • Segment 2
    • 00:28:56 GK intros Tony DeSare and Bucky Pizzarelli
    • 00:30:39 Kiss- Tony DeSare, Bucky Pizzarelli and Steve Doyle
    • 00:34:50 How I Will Say I Love You- Tony DeSare, Bucky Pizzarelli and Steve Doyle
    • 00:38:42 GK talks with Tony DeSare and Bucky Pizzarelli
    • 00:40:50 Gee Baby, Ain't I Good to You- Tony DeSare, Bucky Pizzarelli and Steve Doyle
    • 00:45:44 Cowboys script
    • 01:00:42 Back in the U.S.A.- Pat Donohue, GK, Andra, Shoe Band
    • 01:04:42 Intermission- She Loves You
  • Segment 3
    • 01:10:40 Missouri Waltz- GK, Andra, Shoes
    • 01:14:42 GK talks with Erin Bode
    • 01:15:55 It's Alright With Me- Erin Bode and band
    • 01:19:20 GK talks with Erin, intros next tune
    • 01:19:55 Be Still My Soul- Erin Bode and band
    • 01:23:25 GK talks about St. Louis sights
    • 01:27:26 Guy Noir script
  • Segment 4
    • 01:37:50 The News From Lake Wobegon
  • Segment 5
    • 01:46:05 Family Prayer- Erin Bode and band
    • 01:48:06 GK talks about the Sanctified Bretheren
    • 01:50:00 Fundamentalist Rag- GK and Shoe Band
    • 01:53:30 Credits, Missouri Waltz reprise, Back in the U.S.A. reprise

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