June 18, 2011 // Show # 1294



Coming to you this week from the highly-esteemed Interlochen Center for the Arts, in Northwest Lower Michigan, it's a live broadcast performance of A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor. With this week's special guests, Montana Folk Duo Storyhill; Chris Cunningham and John Hermanson, Smoky Mountain legends Robin & Linda Williams, and student musicians; violinist Yuri Popowycz and harpist Charles Overton. Also with us, The Royal Academy of Radio Acting; Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman, Rich Dworsky & 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
    • 00:02:42 GK opens, talks about Traverse City
    • 00:03:27 SFX script
    • 00:07:14 Walkin' Down the Line- Robin and Linda, GK, band
    • 00:09:50 Tossin' and Turnin'- Pat Donohue and band, with GK, Robin & Linda
    • 00:13:36 Bob script
    • 00:24:12 GK intros Storyhill
    • 00:25:00 Well of Sorrow- Storyhill
    • 00:28:06 GK talks with Chris and Johnny of Storyhill
    • 00:28:40 Give Up the Ghost- Storyhill
    • 00:32:50 Powdermilk Biscuit Break/ Michigan Fight Songs
  • Segment 2
    • 00:35:28 GK talks with Yuri Popowycz
    • 00:37:15 Salut D'Amour- Yuri Popowycz with Steve Larson
    • 00:40:33 GK talks about the Interlochen Arts Academy
    • 00:42:30 Violin Concerto No.2, movement II (Wieniawski)- Yuri Popowycz with Steve Larson
    • 00:46:51 Cherry script
    • 00:53:58 GK intros Charles Overton
    • 00:55:05 Clair de Lune (Debussy)- Charles Overton
    • 01:01:12 Neverending Song of Love/ Polkas- Robin and Linda, GK, band
    • 01:04:18 Blue Skies (Intermission)
  • Segment 3
    • 01:07:40 Greetings
    • 01:11:26 Father's Day Song (My Old Dad)- GK and Shoe band
    • 01:15:00 GK talks with Charles Overton
    • 01:16:25 Take Five- Charles Overton with Rich Dworsky, Gary Raynor and Peter Johnson
    • 01:19:36 GK talks with Linda Williams
    • 01:20:13 Lonesome- Robin and Linda Williams with Shoe Band
    • 01:23:45 GK talks about upper Michigan, Traverse City
    • 01:25:22 Movies script
    • 01:31:50 Town Talks- Storyhill
  • Segment 4
    • 01:35:00 News From Lake Wobegon
  • Segment 5
    • 01:47:00 Partita No. 2, movement I- Yuri Popowycz
    • 01:48:57 Happy Man- Storyhill
    • 01:53:04 Coffee script
    • 01:54:11 Credits
    • 01:55:42 Da Doo Ron Ron/ So Fine- Robin and Linda/ GK/ band

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