December 3, 2011 // Show # 1318

28 DAYS TO THE BIG BAD 2012

Nellie McKay

Coming to you live this week from the Town Hall on West 43rd Street, in New York City, it's a live broadcast performance of A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor. With this week's special guests, singer-songwriter, actor, and former stand-up comedienne Nellie McKay, and eclectic vocalist Heather Masse. Also with us, 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
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  • Segment 1
    • 00:00 Logo
    • 00:00:13 Tishomingo Blues - GK and Shoe Band
    • 00:02:44 GK Opens
    • 00:04:22 Christmas in New York - GK, Heather Masse and Shoe Band
    • 00:06:38 Mormon - GK and Shoe Band
    • 00:09:47 Swinging on the Reservation - Nellie McKay with Ben Bynum, Alexi David, Jason Loughlin and Tivon Pennicott
    • 00:11:45 It Is So Beautiful - GK and Richard Dworsky
    • 00:15:45 Puke Script
    • 00:21:27 GK intros Nellie McKay
    • 00:22:32 Only Have Eyes For You - Nellie McKay with Ben Bynum, Alexi David, Jason Loughlin and Tivon Pennicott
    • 00:27:08 Small Day Tomorrow - Nellie McKay with Ben Bynum, Alexi David, Jason Loughlin and Tivon Pennicott
    • 00:30:35 Powdermilk Biscuit Break
  • Segment 2
    • 00:32:15 Rhubarb Script
    • 00:38:32 Honeysuckle Rose - Heather Masse and Jed Wilson
    • 00:42:54 Angel From Montgomery - Heather Masse and Jed Wilson with Shoe Band
    • 00:47:16 Guy Noir Script
    • 00:58:54 Tomorrow is a Long Time - GK and Heather Masse with Shoe Band
    • 01:03:04 Alabama Jubilee - Intermission
  • Segment 3
    • 01:07:15 GK Greetings
    • 01:11:53 Red is the Rose - GK, Heather Masse and Shoe Band
    • 01:15:38 Waltz for Jean - Richard Dworsky and Shoe Band
    • 01:18:35 Santa Script
    • 01:23:24 Stars - Heather Masse and Jed Wilson
  • Segment 4
    • 01:27:52 News From Lake Wobegon
  • Segment 5
    • 01:43:28 I'm So Tired - Nellie McKay with Ben Bynum, Alexi David, Jason Loughlin and Tivon Pennicott
    • 01:45:48 Heaven Script
    • 01:51:12 Midtown Mama - Pat Donohue and Shoe Band
    • 01:54:42 Science Script
    • 01:55:56 GK Credits
    • 01:57:12 I'll Be Your Baby Tonight - GK, Heather Masse and Shoe Band

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