February 23, 2013 // Show #1381

Someone's In The Kitchen

Noam Pikelny

This week on A Prairie Home Companion, we're live from The Fitzgerald Theater in downtown Saint Paul, Minnesota with a show celebrating all things banjo. With special guests, five-string masters Noam Pikelny, Joe Newberry, and Bill Evans, singer Suzy Bogguss, and country music historian Bill C. Malone. Plus, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors, Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman, guitarist Dean Magraw joins 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
    • 00:00:13 Tishomingo Blues
    • 00:03:13 GK intros Bill C. Malone, banjo historian
    • 00:04:46 The Fox- GK, banjos, band
    • 00:07:56 GK opens, talks about how winter makes us mean and bad drivers
    • 00:10:07 Soldiers Joy- Noam Pikelny, Bill Evans and Joe Newberry
    • 00:12:50 GK talks to Bill C. Malone about banjo history
    • 00:15:00 Down the Road- Joe Newberry and Shoe Band
    • 00:17:38 Cowboys script with Noam Pikelny, Bill Evans and Joe Newberry
    • 00:32:04 Powdermilk Biscuit Break
  • Segment 2
    • 00:34:00 GK talks more with Bill C. Malone and Bill Evans
    • 00:37:46 Ragtime Episode- Bill Evans
    • 00:41:07 GK intros Noam Pikelny, talks more with Bill C. Malone
    • 00:43:40 Pineywoods- Noam Pikelny
    • 00:45:57 Asteroid script
    • 00:48:26 GK intros Suzy Bogguss
    • 00:49:12 Yellow River Road- Suzy Bogguss and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
    • 00:52:50 Letting Go- Suzy Bogguss and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
    • 00:57:48 GK and Bill C. Malone talk about his books, Earl Scruggs
    • 01:00:28 Earl Scruggs Medley: Sally Ann/ Ground Speed- Noam Pikelny and Bill Evans
    • 01:02:52 Intermission- I Should Have Known Better
  • Segment 3
    • 01:06:43 Greetings
    • 01:08:55 My Dixie Darlin'- GK, Suzy Bogguss, banjos, band
    • 01:11:40 Rifle script
    • 01:13:22 GK talks with Bill Evans
    • 01:14:38 Irish Medley- Bill Evans
    • 01:17:05 GK intros Joe Newberry
    • 01:18:54 Roustabout- Joe Newberry
  • Segment 4
    • 01:20:35 News From Lake Wobegon
  • Segment 5
    • 01:34:30 Broken Drought- Noam Pikelny and band
    • 01:37:47 Guy Noir script, with banjos
    • 01:45:50 Old Dan Tucker- Suzy Bogguss, Noam Pikelny, Bill Evans, Joe Newberry and band
    • 01:48:55 GK and Bill C. Malone talk more
    • 01:50:02 Rocking Alone in an Old Rocking Chair- GK, Bill C. Malone, Richard Dworsky
    • 01:52:25 Arkansas Traveler- Noam, Bill, Joe and band
    • 01:54:30 Credits, My Dixie Darlin' reprise

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