December 29, 2012 // Show #1373

So Long, 2012!

Joshua Bell

This week on A Prairie Home Companion, we've rounded up a few memorable moments from 2012, including visits from Joshua Bell, Brad Paisley, Suzy Bogguss, Steve Wariner, Heather Masse, Aoife O'Donovan, Sam Bush, Emmylou Harris, Punch Brothers, Sara Watkins, Joe Ely, and Chuck Mead and His Grassy Knoll Boys, and much more. All that, plus, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors, The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, and, of course, the News from Lake Wobegon.

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  • Segment 1
    • 00:00:00 APM Logo/Tishomingo
    • 00:03:04 The DiGiallonardo Sisters- Neutron Dance (6/30/12)
    • 00:05:34 Sam Bush/All- Up On Cripple Creek (4/21/12)
    • 00:09:32 Script- Cowboys with Peter Sagal and Nathan Gunn (11/10/12)
    • 00:25:10 Lake Street Dive- Faith (4/7/12)
    • 00:28:57 Powdermilk (11/10/12)
  • Segment 2
    • 00:30:31 Emmylou Harris- Strong Hand (4/21/12)
    • 00:33:55 Script- Guy Noir with Brad Paisley (1/14/12)
    • 00:45:44 Brad Paisley- This is Country Music (1/14/12)
    • 00:50:43 Kustbandet- You're Driving Me Crazy (10/16/12)
    • 00:54:39 Sara Watkins- Take Up Your Spade (5/26/12)
    • 00:58:00 Script- Bertha's Kitty Boutique (10/13/12)
    • 00:59:55 Chic Gamine- Closer (10/13/12)
    • 01:03:56 Joe Ely- Row of Dominoes (11/17/12)
    • Intermission
  • Segment 3
    • 01:11:37 MN Opera Chorus- Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves (9/29/12)
    • 01:15:30 GK/CD- Gulf Coast Highway (10/17/12)
    • 01:18:35 Punch Brothers/HM/AO- Elvis Presley Blues (4/14/12)
    • 01:22:39 Joshua Bell- Chopin C# Minor Nocturne (1/28/12)
  • Segment 4
    • 01:27:42 News From Lake Wobegon (1/28/12)
  • Segment 5
    • 01:36:41 Pat/Dean- People Get Ready (9/29/12)
    • 01:39:35 James Burton Segment (6/9/12)
    • 01:45:00 Chuck Mead- Honky Tonk Hardwood Floor (4/28/12)
    • 01:48:04 Steve Wariner/Suzy Bogguss- Let It Be Me (4/28/12)
    • 01:53:05 Arlo Guthrie- City of New Orleans (6/30/12)
    • 01:56:14 Credits/Closer- Are You Lonesome Tonight (6/9/12)

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