June 9, 2012 // Show # 1345

Red River Rendezvous


Coming to you this week from the Shreveport Municipal Auditorium in Shreveport, Louisiana, it's a live broadcast performance of A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor. With special guests, musical ambassadors of Louisiana's rich Acadian past, BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet, and the original guitar hero, James Burton. Also with us, singer Andra Suchy, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors; Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and sound effects man Fred Newman, The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, and the latest News from Lake Wobegon.

(from the 5/26/2012 broadcast)


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    Show Segments
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  • Segment 1
    • 00:00:00 Logo
    • 00:00:14 Tishomingo Blues - GK and Shoe Band
    • 00:02:42 GK Opens
    • 00:07:05 SFX Script
    • 00:11:08 I Ain't Never - GK, Andra Suchy and Shoe Band
    • 00:14:25 James Burton Segment
    • 00:25:35 Novel Script
    • 00:30:28 Powdermilk Biscuit Break
  • Segment 2
    • 00:32:05 Rollin' and Tumblin' (Rouler et Tourner) - BeauSoleil (GK intros)
    • 00:38:48 Chanson de Théogène Dubois - BeauSoleil
    • 00:43:00 Guy Noir Script
    • 00:54:05 Beautiful - GK and Shoe Band
    • 00:58:04 Loving You/ Love Me - GK, Andra Suchy and Shoe Band with James Burton
    • 01:01:12 Hello Mary Lou - Pat Donohue, GK, Andra Suchy and Shoe Band with James Burton
    • 01:03:38 Intermission - I've Just Seen a Face
  • Segment 3
    • 01:07:52 GK Greetings
    • 01:11:20 GK talks about Barksdale Air Force Base and World War II
    • 01:14:35 Can't Help Falling in Love - GK, Pat Donohue and live audience with James Burton
    • 01:18:12 Cowboys Script
    • 01:29:22 Les Barres de la Prison - BeauSoleil
  • Segment 4
    • 01:33:45 News From Lake Wobegon
  • Segment 5
    • 01:45:50 Are You Lonesome Tonight? - GK and Shoe Band with James Burton
    • 01:49:05 GK talks with James Burton
    • 01:50:40 Fritz Script
    • 01:52:38 GK Credits
    • 01:54:45 Goodnight Irene/ Midnight Special - Pat Donohue, GK, Andra Suchy, BeauSoleil, Shoe Band and James Burton

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