May 26, 2012 // Show # 1343

Diamonds in the Rough

Shawn Colvin

Coming to you this week from the Filene Center at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, it's a live broadcast of A Prairie Home Companion. With special guests, slow-burning singer and songwriter Shawn Colvin, wearer of many hats Sara Watkins, and former yurt dweller Heather Masse. Plus, The Royal Academy of Radio Actors; Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and sound effects man Mr. Fred Newman, a trio of horns sits in with The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, and the latest News from Lake Wobegon.


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  • Segment 1
    • 00:00:00 Logo
    • 00:00:12 Tishomingo Blues - GK and Shoe Band
    • 00:02:56 GK Opens
    • 00:04:20 Under the Boardwalk - Heather Masse, GK, Sara Watkins, Shawn Colvin and Shoe Band
    • 00:07:02 Memphis, Tennessee (Washington D.C.) - Pat Donohue, GK and Shoe Band
    • 00:11:06 SFX Script
    • 00:15:44 Pass Me Not, O Gentle Savior - GK, Richard Dworsky, Pat Donohue, Richard Kriehn, Gary Raynor and Peter Johnson
    • 00:18:42 Commencement Script
    • 00:26:05 You and Me - Sara Watkins with Sean Watkins, Mark Schatz, Richard Dworsky, Pat Donohue, Richard Kriehn and Peter Johnson
    • 00:30:36 Powdermilk Biscuit Break - GK and Shoe Band
  • Segment 2
    • 00:32:18 America (My Country 'Tis of Thee) - GK, Heather Masse and Shoe Band
    • 00:35:48 GK talks about Virginia and Washington D.C.
    • 00:39:22 Lorena - GK, Richard Dworsky, Pat Donohue, Richard Kriehn, Gary Raynor and Peter Johnson
    • 00:43:36 Diamond in the Rough - Shawn Colvin (GK intros)
    • 00:48:36 Hold On - Shawn Colvin with Heather Masse and Sara Watkins
    • 00:53:20 Guy Noir Script
    • 01:01:55 Take Up Your Spade - Sara Watkins with Sean Watkins, Mark Schatz, Heather Masse, Richard Dworsky, Pat Donohue, Richard Kriehn and Peter Johnson
    • 01:05:48 Intermission - Fast Lane Boogie
  • Segment 3
    • 01:10:28 GK Greetings
    • 01:18:20 Tell Me Baby - Pat Donohue and Shoe Band
    • 01:16:18 Speech Script
    • 01:21:15 Over the Mountain - Heather Masse with Sara Watkins and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
    • 01:26:30 Will You Miss Me When I'm Gone - GK, Heather Masse, Sara Watkins, Richard Dworsky, Pat Donohue, Richard Kriehn and Peter Johnson with live audience
    • 01:29:46 Change is On the Way - Shawn Colvin
  • Segment 4
    • 01:33:38 News From Lake Wobegon
  • Segment 5
    • 01:44:40 Sittin' on the Dock of the Bay - Heather Masse with Sara Watkins and Shoe Band
    • 01:47:45 Wolf Script
    • 01:51:12 GK Credits
    • 01:53:00 Ketchup Song
    • 01:53:28 Battle Hymn of the Republic/ Under the Boardwalk/ Blackberry Blossom - GK, Heather Masse, Garrison Keillor, Sara Watkins, Shawn Colvin, Richard Kriehn and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band with live audience

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