September 24, 2011 // Show # 1308

IN THE HEART OF THE CITY

Nick Lowe

This week on A Prairie Home Companion, we continue our fall home stand at the Fitzgerald Theater with special guests, songwriter's musician and statesman of British rock Nick Lowe, Iowa songwriter Dave Moore, and young singer and actress Megan Fischer. Also with us; singer Andra Suchy, 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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  • Segment 1
    • 00:00 Logo
    • 00:00:13 Tishomingo Blues
    • 00:03:06 GK Opens
    • 00:04:48 You Won't See Me - GK and Andra Suchy
    • 00:08:46 ESL Script
    • 00:11:40 Shake It and Break It - Pat Donahue and Shoe Band
    • 00:14:42 Movie Script
    • 00:22:54 Who Stole the Preacher's Whiskey - Dave Moore and Shoe Band (GK intros)
    • 00:26:15 Powdermilk Biscuit Break
  • Segment 2
    • 00:27:49 Marine - Sweet By and By - GK and Shoe Band
    • 00:31:59 GK intros Nick Lowe
    • 00:33:59 Stoplight Roses - Nick Lowe
    • 00:37:00 Somebody Cares For Me - Nick Lowe and Shoe Band
    • 00:39:52 Guy Noir Script
    • 00:53:12 Hard Headed Woman - Pat Donahue and Shoe Band
    • 00:56:16 Class Warfare - GK and Shoe Band
    • 01:00:44 Intermission - Northern Boy
  • Segment 3
    • 01:04:09 GK Greetings
    • 01:06:32 GK intros Megan Fischer
    • 01:07:15 Under the Bamboo Tree - Megan Fischer
    • 01:08:58 How Great Thou Art - GK and Megan Fischer
    • 01:11:42 Country Medley - GK and Andra Suchy (GK intros)
    • 01:16:48 Technology Script
    • 01:19:24 Sensitive Man - Nick Lowe (GK intros)
    • 01:23:22 Alison - Nick Lowe
  • Segment 4
    • 01:26:58 The News From Lake Wobegon
  • Segment 5
    • 01:36:30 At the End of the Day - Dave Moore and Shoe Band
    • 01:40:22 Cowboys Script
    • 01:47:56 Jesus, Lover of My Soul - GK and Shoe Band
    • 01:51:56 House For Sale - Nick Lowe
    • 01:56:15 Credits into Goodnight Ladies into Polka

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