September 17, 2011 // Show # 1307


The Derailers

Coming to you this week from the home field of great Public Radio, The Fitzgerald Theater. It's the season opener of A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor, PLUS, the traditional after show Meat loaf Supper and Street Dance. With special guests, havin' a good time ALL the time, The Derailers, and Québécois légendes Le Vent Du Nord. Also with us, The Royal Academy of Radio Actors; Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Tom Keith, The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, and the latest News from Lake Wobegon.

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    Show Segments
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  • Segment 1
    • 00:00:00 Logo
    • 00:00:13 Tishomingo Blues
    • 00:03:16 Long Time No See- Pat Donohue and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
    • 00:05:36 Open script, with 'Gotta Travel On'
    • 00:11:15 Sweet Home Rag- Richard Dworsky and band
    • 00:13:15 GK intros The Derailers
    • 00:13:50 Lonely Weekends- The Derailers
    • 00:17:22 Train script
    • 00:25:22 Galileo
    • 00:28:19 Powdermilk Biscuit Break
  • Segment 2
    • 00:30:00 GK intros Le Vent du Nord
    • 00:31:04 Toujours Amants- Le Vent du Nord
    • 00:34:55 Ecres-Moi- Le Vent du Nord
    • 00:39:40 Guy Noir script
    • 00:51:02 GK talks with The Derailers
    • 00:51:41 I'm Gonna Love Love Love You- The Derailers
    • 00:55:19 I See My Baby- The Derailers
    • 00:59:20 GK talks about tonight's street dance, Intermission- Novacaine
  • Segment 3
    • 01:04:45 Greetings
    • 01:07:11 I Think of You- GK, Shoes, Brian Hofeldt and Chris Schlotzhauer
    • 01:08:34 The Lives of the Cowboys script
    • 01:16:58 GK talks to Nicolas Boulerice about the hurdy-gurdy
    • 01:18:10 Les Amants du St. Laurent- Le Vent du Nord
    • 01:22:44 Le Coeur en Trois- Le Vent du Nord
  • Segment 4
    • 01:27:17 The News From Lake Wobegon
  • Segment 5
    • 01:41:43 Boogie Woogie Dance- Shoe Band
    • 01:43:52 Post Office script
    • 01:47:25 Reptile script
    • 01:50:43 Hey Valerie- The Derailers
    • 01:54:43 Credits, Goodnight Irene

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