July 14, 2012 // Show # 1350

When the Stars Come Out

Martin Sheen

This week on A Prairie Home Companion, we'll wrap up our summer season with a visit to the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, CA. With special guests, veteran of stage and screens large and small, Martin Sheen, purveyor of Southern California bluegrass, Sara Watkins, singing sisters Jearlyn and Jevetta Steele, and soprano Ellie Dehn. Also with us, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors; Tim Russell, Sue Scott, Fred Newman, and Erica Rhodes, a brass-enhanced Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, and the latest News from Lake Wobegon.


"Golden Slippers"
(from the June 30, 2012 broadcast)


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  • Segment 1
    • 00:00:00 Logo
    • 00:00:12 Tishomingo Blues - GK and Shoe Band
    • 00:3:42 GK Opens
    • 00:07:55 Wang Dang Doodle - Jearlyn Steele and Jevetta Steele with Shoe Band
    • 00:11:24 Star Walk Script
    • 00:14:15 Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Jearlyn Steele and Jevetta Steele with Shoe Band (GK intros)
    • 00:17:25 Guy Noir Script
    • 00:29:38 Lonesome Valley - Sara Watkins with Shoe Band (GK intros)
    • 00:33:52 Powdermilk Biscuit Break
  • Segment 2
    • 00:35:35 Face Script
    • 00:40:05 Boson Script
    • 00:42:16 GK intros Ellie Dehn
    • 00:43:38 O mio babbino caro - Ellie Dehn with John Churchwell
    • 00:46:18 Je veux vivre (Juliette's Waltz) - Ellie Dehn with John Churchwell (GK intros)
    • 00:50:56 Don't Scratch Your Butt - GK, Richard Dworsky, Pat Donohue, Richard Kriehn, Gary Raynor and Peter Johnson
    • 00:55:00 GK talks to Sara Watkins
    • 00:55:36 Long Hot Summer Days - Sara Watkins, Jearlyn Steele and Jevetta Steele with Richard Dworsky, Pat Donohue, Richard Kriehn, Gary Raynor and Peter Johnson
    • 00:59:22 SFX Script
    • 01:03:28 California Blues (Blue Yodel No. 4) - Pat Donohue and Shoe Band
    • 01:08:02 Intermission - Fast Lane Boogie
  • Segment 3
    • 01:10:52 GK Greetings
    • 01:12:36 GK intros Backstage Crew
    • 01:13:22 Ramblin' Fever - Russ Ringsak, Dan Rowles, Kate Swee, Tony Axtell, Jearlyn Steele, Jevetta Steele, Richard Dworsky, Pat Donohue, Richard Kriehn, Gary Raynor and Peter Johnson
    • 01:16:50 It Is So Beautiful - GK and Richard Dworsky
    • 01:19:52 Fiddle Medley - Sara Watkins and Richard Kriehn with Richard Dworsky, Pat Donohue, Gary Raynor and Peter Johnson
    • 01:23:16 Lady Isabel and the Elf Knight - GK and Richard Dworsky
    • 01:26:55 GK talks about movies in Hollywood
    • 01:28:15 Dis-moi que je suis belle - Ellie Dehn with John Churchwell
    • 01:32:45 Habanera Script
  • Segment 4
    • 01:34:42 News From Lake Wobegon
  • Segment 5
    • 01:49:40 Without a Song - Jearlyn Steele and Jevetta Steele with Richard Dworsky, Pat Donohue, Richard Kriehn, Gary Raynor and Peter Johnson
    • 01:53:26 GK talks with Martin Sheen
    • 01:54:26 Coffee Jingle - GK, Jearlyn Steele and Shoe Band
    • 01:55:14 GK Credits
    • 01:57:20 This Little Light of Mine - GK, Ellie Dehn, Jearlyn Steele, Jevetta Steele and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band

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