October 22, 2011 // Show # 1312

DOWN BY THIS RIVER

John Lithgow

Coming to you live this week from The Fitzgerald Theater, in downtown St. Paul, it's A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor. With this week's special guests, Author, distinguished Broadway Actor and Academy Award-nominee John Lithgow, acoustic duo Storyhill, and Nashville guitar heavy Steve Wariner. Peter Ostroushko and Butch Thompson sit in with The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band. Plus, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors; Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Tom Keith, and the latest autumnal update from Lake Wobegon.


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    Show Segments
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  • Segment 1
    • 00:00:00 Logo
    • 00:00:13 Tishomingo Blues - GK and Shoe Band
    • 00:02:46 GK Opens
    • 00:04:55 It Is So Beautiful - GK and Richard Dworsky
    • 00:07:55 Papa's on the Housetop - Pat Donohue and Shoe Band with Steve Wariner
    • 00:12:13 Cowboys Script
    • 00:22:54 Blazing - Storyhill (GK intros)
    • 00:27:54 Avalon - Storyhill
    • 00:32:15 Powdermilk Biscuit Break
  • Segment 2
    • 00:33:46 Sails - Steve Wariner (GK intros)
    • 00:38:26 GK talks to Steve Wariner
    • 00:40:15 I'm Already Taken - Steve Wariner
    • 00:43:35 Beneath Oklahoma Soil - Peter Ostroushko, Gary Raynor and Richard Dworsky
  • Segment 3
    • 00:46:49 News From Lake Wobegon
  • Segment 4
    • 01:00:28 Caravan - Butch Thompson and Shoe Band
    • 01:03:56 Intermission - Lulu's Back In Town
    • 01:08:10 Just Wait 'Til Next Year - GK and Shoe Band
    • 01:10:58 GK Greetings
    • 01:14:26 Will the Circle Be Unbroken - GK, Storyhill, Steve Wariner and Shoe Band
    • 01:19:54 GK talk with John Lithgow
    • 01:23:32 Diabinho Maluco - Shoe Band
  • Segment 5
    • 01:26:57 Guy Noir Script
    • 01:37:10 Chet's Guitar - Steve Wariner with Shoe Band
    • 01:40:17 Teacher Script
    • 01:46:35 Cover Your Tracks - Storyhill
    • 01:50:36 Shakespeare Script
    • 01:54:04 Poem Script
    • 01:55:10 GK Closes
    • 01:56:48 Goodnight Ladies/Cecilia - GK, Storyhill, Steve Wariner and Shoe Band

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