January 5, 2013 // Show #1374

Boogie 'Til the Rooster Crows

Elvin Bishop

Coming to you live this week from the War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco, California, it's a live broadcast performance of A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor. With special guests, bluesman and jam-master Elvin Bishop and his band, pianist and conductor Michael Tilson Thomas, and singer Laurie Lewis. Plus, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors, Tim Russell, Sue Scott, Erica Rhodes, and Mr. Fred Newman, The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, and the latest News from Lake Wobegon.

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    Show Segments
    Listen to individual segments as listed below. Times may be edited for broadcast.

  • Segment 1
    • 00:00:00 Logo
    • 00:00:12 Tishomingo Blues - GK and Shoe Band
    • 00:02:35 GK Opens
    • 00:05:58 O mio babbino caro (San Francisco) - GK and Shoe Band
    • 00:08:16 SFX Script
    • 00:11:05 Frisco Town - Pat Donohue and Shoe Band
    • 00:14:22 Radio Script
    • 00:25:06 GK talks about the beginnings of the War Memorial Opera House
    • 00:26:56 San Francisco Opera House - GK and Shoe Band
    • 00:29:55 Powdermilk Biscuit Break/ Heaven's Light is Shining on Me - GK, Laurie Lewis, Tom Rozum and Shoe Band
  • Segment 2
    • 00:33:25 GK introduces Elvin Bishop
    • 00:34:10 Got to Be New Orleans - The Elvin Bishop Band
    • 00:38:05 GK talks with Elvin Bishop
    • 00:39:55 Booty Bumpin' - The Elvin Bishop Band
    • 00:44:20 Mom Script
    • 00:51:06 GK introduces Michael Tilson Thomas
    • 00:53:55 Tutankhamun - Michael Tilson Thomas with Shoe Band
    • 00:56:18 GK talks with Michael Tilson Thomas
    • 00:58:38 Who Do You Suppose Went and Married My Sister? Thomashefsky! - Michael Tilson Thomas with Garrison Keillor and Shoe Band
    • 01:02:56 Intermission - City of New Orleans
  • Segment 3
    • 01:07:16 GK Greetings
    • 01:09:38 New Year's Eve Songs - GK and Shoe Band
    • 01:13:32 You Have Been a Friend to Me - GK, Laurie Lewis and Tom Rozum with Shoe Band
    • 01:17:25 I'll Be Glad - The Elvin Bishop Band
    • 01:22:04 GK talks about traveling to San Francisco
    • 01:24:38 Resolution Script
    • 01:28:56 Ripple - GK, Laurie Lewis and Tom Rozum with Shoe Band
  • Segment 4
    • 01:33:00 News From Lake Wobegon
  • Segment 5
    • 01:44:40 Arabeske in C Major, op. 18 - Michael Tilson Thomas
    • 01:47:40 Hey Ba-Ba-Re-Bop - The Elvin Bishop Band
    • 01:51:28 LOL Script
    • 01:54:12 GK Credits
    • 01:55:55 The Parting Glass - GK and Richard Dworsky
    • 01:57:24 Goodnight Ladies - GK, Shoe Band and live audience
    • 01:57:35 Ruckus - Shoe Band

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