Vigilemus et Oremus
This week on A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor, it's a live broadcast performance from the War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco, California. With special guests, male vocal ensemble Chanticleer and singer-songwriter-fiddler Sara Watkins. Plus, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors, Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman, The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, and the latest News from Lake Wobegon.
Audio available Sundays at noon.
- 00:00:00 Logo
- 00:00:12 Tishomingo Blues - GK and Shoe Band
- 00:02:28 Open Script, Part 1
- 00:05:44 Living in the Bay - GK and Shoe Band
- 00:08:22 Open Script, Part 2
- 00:09:54 The Monkey and The Engineer - Pat Donohue, GK, Sara Watkins, Rich Dworsky and Shoe Band
- 00:12:32 I Laid Me Down to Slumber - Chanticleer (GK intros)
- 00:15:35 Black S.U.V. - GK and Shoe Band
- 00:20:02 Cowboys Script
- 00:29:26 Powdermilk Biscuit Break
- 00:31:36 GK talks with Sara Watkins
- 00:33:10 Sleep's Dark and Silent Gate - Sara Watkins with Shoe Band
- 00:35:45 The Storms Are On the Ocean - Sara Watkins, GK and Shoe Band (GK intros)
- 00:41:12 Les Mis Script
- 00:50:25 Hinbarra - Chanticleer (GK intros)
- 00:54:10 Cockles and Mussels (Molly Malone) - GK and Shoe Band
- 00:58:18 Fiddle Medley - Sara Watkins and Richard Kriehn with Shoe Band (GK intros)
- 01:02:55 Intermission - Hills of SF
- 01:06:50 GK Greetings
- 01:08:52 GK talks about Kate Wolf
- 01:09:30 Safe at Anchor - GK, Sara Watkins and Shoe Band
- 01:13:20 Beautiful - GK and Richard Dworsky
- 01:18:02 Tall Script
- 01:26:55 GK talks with Chanticleer
- 01:28:32 Temptation - Chanticleer
- 01:34:00 News From Lake Wobegon
- 01:46:30 Take It With Me - Sara Watkins with Shoe Band
- 01:49:58 The Anvil Chorus (Coro di zingari) - Chanticleer with Richard Dworsky and Peter Johnson
- 01:51:55 Open Script, Part 3
- 01:55:45 GK Credits
- 01:57:28 Goodnight Ladies/ Merrily We Roll Along - GK, Chanticleer and Shoe Band
- 01:58:46 Back Up and Push/ Boston Boy - Sara Watkins, Richard Kriehn and Shoe Band
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Lovingly selected from the earliest archives of A Prairie Home Companion, this heirloom collection represents the music from earliest years of the now legendary show: 1974–1976. With songs and tunes from jazz pianist Butch Thompson, mandolin maestro Peter Ostroushko, Dakota Dave Hull and the first house band, The Powdermilk Biscuit Band (Adam Granger, Bob Douglas and Mary DuShane).