December 22, 2012 // Show #1372

Above the Sound and Speed

Kelli O'Hara

Coming to you this week live from The Town Hall in New York City, it's A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor. With special guests, Broadway leading lady Kelli O'Hara, public radio host Ira Glass, Bensonhurst harmonizers The DiGiallonardo Sisters, pianist and conductor Rob Fisher, and cellist Anneke Schaul-Yoder. Also with us, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors, Tim Russell, Sue Scott, Erica Rhodes and Fred Newman, 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 with Anneke Schaul-Yoder
    • 00:02:52 GK Opens
    • 00:06:02 O Little Town of Bethlehem - Shoe Band
    • 00:06:50 The Twelve Days of Christmas - GK, Fred Newman and Richard Dworsky
    • 00:09:50 Un Flambeau, Jeannette, Isabella - Shoe Band with Anneke Schaul-Yoder
    • 00:10:42 Mele Kalikimaka - The DiGiallonardo Sisters with Shoe Band
    • 00:12:15 For Unto Us A Child is Born - Shoe Band with Anneke Schaul-Yoder
    • 00:13:45 Christmas Eve at the Jailhouse - GK and Shoe Band
    • 00:15:40 GK introduces Kelli O'Hara
    • 00:17:52 Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive - Kelli O'Hara, Steve Kenyon and Rob Fisher with Gary Raynor and Peter Johnson
    • 00:20:12 GK talks with Kelli O'Hara
    • 00:21:18 Make Someone Happy - Kelli O'Hara, Steve Kenyon and Rob Fisher with The DiGiallonardo Sisters, Gary Raynor and Peter Johnson
    • 00:24:44 Santa Script
    • 00:27:32 Powdermilk Biscuit Break
  • Segment 2
    • 00:29:24 Guy Noir Script
    • 00:45:50 Christmas Carol Story - GK with Christine DiGiallonardo, Anneke Schaul-Yoder, Richard Dworsky, Pat Donohue and Gary Raynor
    • 00:58:14 GK talks with The DiGiallonardo Sisters
    • 00:59:44 Please Come Home For Christmas - The DiGiallonardo Sisters with Shoe Band
    • 01:02:14 Intermission - Avalon
  • Segment 3
    • 01:06:34 GK Greetings
    • 01:09:54 2013 Cruise Announcement
    • 01:11:30 Sons of Knute Christmas Dance and Dinner - GK and Shoe Band with Anneke Schaul-Yoder
    • 01:17:30 GK talks about Caroline Mallonee
    • 01:18:30 The Carolers At My Door - GK and The DiGiallonardo Sisters with Richard Dworsky
    • 01:21:05 Hodie Christus Natus Est/ Today on Earth - The DiGiallonardo Sisters, Shoe Band and Anneke Schaul-Yoder
    • 01:25:02 GK talks with Ira Glass
    • 01:31:50 Nutcracker Script
    • 01:36:36 A Visit From St. Nicholas (Twas the Night Before Christmas) - GK with Shoe Band and Anneke Shaul-Yoder
    • 01:40:50 Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer - The DiGiallonardo Sisters with Shoe Band and Anneke Schaul-Yoder
  • Segment 4
    • 01:42:38 News From Lake Wobegon
  • Segment 5
    • 01:48:42 December Stars - Richard Dworsky, Anneke Schaul-Yoder and Shoe Band
    • 01:51:38 Bad Gifts - The DiGiallonardo Sisters with Richard Dworsky
    • 01:54:18 GK Credits
    • 01:56:28 Silent Night/ Angels We Have Heard On High - GK, The DiGiallonardo Sisters, Richard Dworsky and live audience
    • 01:58:54 Joy to the World - Shoe Band

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