April 13, 2013 // Show #1388

The Jewel of West 43rd

The Milk Carton Kids

This week on A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor, it's a live broadcast performance from The Town Hall in New York City. With special guests, folk duo The Milk Carton Kids, soprano Ellie Dehn, mezzo-soprano Heather Johnson, and vocalist Heather Masse. Also with us, 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.

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  • Segment 1
    • 00:00:00 Logo
    • 00:00:12 Tishomingo Blues - GK and Shoe Band
    • 00:03:18 GK Opens
    • 00:06:50 Literature in NYC - GK and Heather Masse with Shoe Band
    • 00:10:26 NYC Script
    • 00:16:22 Broadway Pickin' - Pat Donohue and Shoe Band
    • 00:18:45 Guy Noir Script
    • 00:27:25 GK talks with Heather Masse
    • 00:28:28 Wild and Starry Eyed - Heather Masse with Shoe Band
    • 00:31:40 Powdermilk Biscuit Break
  • Segment 2
    • 00:33:15 GK introduces Ellie Dehn and Heather Johnson
    • 00:35:35 Belle Nuit, O Nuit d'Amour (The Barcarolle Duet) - Ellie Dehn and Heather Johnson with Laurent Philippe
    • 00:38:45 GK talks with Heather Johnson and Ellie Dehn
    • 00:39:18 The Flower Duet - Ellie Dehn and Heather Johnson with Laurent Philippe
    • 00:43:45 Duet Script
    • 00:53:02 Ruckus, Juice and Chitlins - Shoe Band
    • 00:54:52 GK introduces The Milk Carton Kids
    • 00:55:50 Hope of a Lifetime - The Milk Carton Kids
    • 00:59:25 Snake Eyes - The Milk Carton Kids
    • 01:02:22 Intermission – Avalon
  • Segment 3
    • 01:06:22 GK Greetings
    • 01:09:32 GK talks with Ira Globerman
    • 01:14:48 While We're Young - GK and Heather Masse with Shoe Band
    • 01:17:25 ELCA Script
    • 01:20:38 GK talks with Heather Johnson
    • 01:22:22 O pallida, che un giorno mi guardasti (Beppe's Aria) - Heather Johnson with Laurent Philippe
    • 01:24:12 GK talks with The Milk Carton Kids
    • 01:25:30 Charlie - The Milk Carton Kids
    • 01:31:12 Honey, Honey - The Milk Carton Kids
  • Segment 4
    • 01:33:45 News From Lake Wobegon
  • Segment 5
    • 01:42:34 If I Called You - Heather Masse and Richard Dworsky
    • 01:46:18 DDS Script
    • 01:48:24 Csárdás - Ellie Dehn with Laurent Philippe and Shoe Band (GK intros)
    • 01:52:24 Rhubarb Anti-Wrinkle Cream (Evening Prayer) - Ellie Dehn and Heather Johnson with Richard Dworsky
    • 01:54:18 Um Ya Ya Rhubarb - Ellie Dehn and Heather Johnson with Shoe Band
    • 01:55:08 GK Credits
    • 01:56:52 Goodnight Sweetheart Goodnight - GK, Ellie Dehn, Heather Johnson, Heather Masse, The Milk Carton Kids and Shoe Band with live audience
    • 01:57:48 Bye Bye Love - Pat Donohue, GK, The Milk Carton Kids, Ellie Dehn, Heather Johnson, Heather Masse and Shoe Band

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