March 3, 2012

Joke Show Compilation

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Music performed on A Prairie Home Companion,
March 3, 2012 (REBROADCAST)
Joke Show Compilation

Performers:
Garrison Keillor, Sue Scott, Tim Russell, Tom Keith, Fred Newman, Roy Blount Jr.
The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band: Richard Dworsky, piano Director, piano, melodica, keyboard, organ; Pat Donohue, guitar; Dan Newton, accordion; Andy Stein, fiddle, saxophones and mandolin; Richard Kriehn, fiddle, mandolin, guitar; Gary Raynor, bass; Arnie Kinsella, percussion; Peter Johnson, percussion

Guests:
Andra Suchy, vocals
VocalEssence: Soprano: Jenny French, Angela Grundstad, Carolyn Mitchell, Maggie Sabin, Carrie Henneman Shaw, Mari Scott. Alto: Diane Fernald, Robin Helgen, Mandy Inhofer, Marita Link, Anna Meek, Sandy Schoenecker. Tenor: Kevin Bailey, Dan Dressen, Anders Eckman, Brian Link, Nick Mattsson, Brock Metzger. Bass: Steve Burger, Christopher Brunelle, Ryan French, Jim Ramlet, Josiah Telschow, Richard Yague. Conducted by Philip Brunelle. Accompanied by Charles Kemper.

TISHOMINGO BLUES
Garrison Keillor and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
w/m: Spencer Williams; new words: Garrison Keillor
© 1917 Joseph W. Stern and Co.; © 1989 Maia Maia Music

SOUND OF CHICKENS (to the tune of "Sound of Silence")
Pat Donohue and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
w/m: Paul Simon
© 1964 Paul Simon
new words: Garrison Keillor; © Maia Maia Music (BMI)

AIN'T NO JOKE
Pat Donohue and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
w/m: Pat Donohue
© Salspot Music (BMI)

THE LIVES OF THE COWBOYS THEME (WESTERN THEME)
The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
m: Pat Donohue and Richard Dworsky
© 1994 Salspot Music (BMI)
© 1994 Richard Dworsky (BMI)

COWBOYS script underscore
Richard Dworsky
m: Richard Dworsky
© 2008 Richard Dworsky (BMI)

POWDERMILK BISCUIT THEME
Garrison Keillor and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
w/m: Garrison Keillor
© Maia Maia Music (BMI)

GROUCHO script underscore
Richard Dworsky
m: Richard Dworsky
© 2011 Richard Dworsky (BMI)

HAIL FREEDONIA (in "Groucho" script)
VocalEssence with Richard Dworsky, Gary Raynor and Peter Johnson
w/m: Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby
© Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby; Arranged by Paul Gerike

KNOCK, KNOCK, WHO'S THERE?
Andy Stein and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
w/m: William Henry Davies and Vincent Lopez
© 1936 EMI Music Publishing Co. (ASCAP)
new words: traditional jokes; arranged by Andy Stein

ALWAYS LOOK ON THE BRIGHT SIDE OF LIFE
VocalEssence (minus Charles Kemper) with The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
w/m: Eric Idle
© EMI Virgin Songs Inc.; Arranged by Paul Gerike

BE PREPARED
VocalEssence, with Gary Raynor and Peter Johnson
w/m: Tom Lehrer
© Tom Lehrer; Arranged by Paul Gerike

SHEEP
VocalEssence
m: G.F. Handel
Arranged by Paul Gerike

YING TONG SONG
VocalEssence (minus Charles Kemper), Tim Russell, Tom Keith and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
Soloists: Steve Burger, Christopher Brunelle, Dan Dressen, Brock Metzger and Carolyn Mitchell
w/m: Spike Milligan
© Mechanical Copyright Protection Society Ltd.; Arranged by Paul Gerike

IT'S A SIN TO TELL A LIE (Intermission)
The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
w/m: Billy Mayhew
© WB Music (ASCAP)

RAILROAD BILL (RIDE RIDE RIDE)
Garrison Keillor, Pat Donohue and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
m: traditional
w: Garrison Keillor
© Maia Maia Music (BMI)

CATCHUP THEME
Richard Dworsky
w: Garrison Keillor
m: Richard Dworsky
© Maia Maia Music (BMI)
© Richard Dworsky (BMI)

CATCHUP script underscore
Richard Dworsky
m: Richard Dworsky
© 2011 Richard Dworsky (BMI)

UNFRIENDED
Garrison Keillor and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
w: Garrison Keillor
m: Richard Dworsky and Garrison Keillor
© 2009 Maia Maia Music (BMI) and Richard Dworsky (BMI)

GUY NOIR THEME
Rich Dworsky, Gary Raynor, Arnie Kinsella
w: Garrison Keillor/ Richard Dworsky
m: Richard Dworsky
© 1995 Richard Dworsky (BMI)
© 1995 Maia Maia Music (BMI)

GUY NOIR script underscore
Richard Dworsky
m: Richard Dworsky
© 2007 Richard Dworsky (BMI)

EL HAMBO
VocalEssence
w/m: Jaakko Mantyjarvi
© 1997 Sulasol, Hensinki, Finland

BAD JOKES
Garrison Keillor and Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
w/m: Garrison Keillor
© 2000/ 2007 Maia Maia Music (BMI)

All additional underscoring by Richard Dworsky © Richard Dworsky (BMI)

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