April 27, 2013 // Show #1390

Those Same Bright Stars

The Flatlanders

This week on A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor, it's a live broadcast performance from the City Bank Auditorium in Lubbock, Texas. With special guests, all-star West Texas troupe The Flatlanders, country singer Ashley Monroe, and Travis Holley and Peggy Sue Gerron with a few stories about Lubbock's own Buddy Holly. Plus, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors, Sue Scott, Tim Russell, 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
    • 00:02:46 GK Opens
    • 00:05:02 Put Your Little Foot (Varsouviana) - GK and Shoe Band
    • 00:07:58 Not That Much Has Changed - The Flatlanders
    • 00:12:44 GK talks with The Flatlanders
    • 00:14:52 Rose From the Mountain - The Flatlanders
    • 00:19:08 Lubbock Men Script
    • 00:22:02 Guy Noir Script
    • 00:29:50 That'll Be The Day - Pat Donohue, GK, Richard Kriehn and Shoe Band
    • 00:31:45 Powdermilk Biscuit Break
  • Segment 2
    • 00:33:35 GK pays tribute to George Jones
    • 00:34:24 Today I Started Loving You Again (Song for George Jones) - GK and Shoe Band
    • 00:38:10 Chimes Script
    • 00:41:00 GK introduces Ashley Monroe
    • 00:41:55 Two Weeks Late - Ashley Monroe with Guthrie Trapp and Shoe Band
    • 00:45:45 GK talks with Ashley Monroe
    • 00:46:45 Morning After - Ashley Monroe with Guthrie Trapp and Shoe Band
    • 00:51:10 Alien Script
    • 00:54:20 GK talks with The Flatlanders about inspiration in Lubbock
    • 00:56:28 Honky Tonk Masquerade - Joe Ely
    • 00:57:22 West Texas Waltz - Butch Hancock with Joe Ely and Jimmie Dale Gilmore (Butch Hancock intros)
    • 00:59:35 Jimmie Dale Gilmore talks about growing up in Lubbock
    • 01:00:32 Down In My Hometown - Jimmie Dale Gilmore
    • 01:01:20 Pay the Alligator - The Flatlanders
    • 01:05:50 Intermission - Gee Whiz
  • Segment 3
    • 01:09:34 GK Greetings
    • 01:11:22 Oh Boy - Pat Donohue, GK, Richard Kriehn and Shoe Band
    • 01:13:25 GK talks with Travis Holley
    • 01:16:47 GK talks with Peggy Sue Gerron
    • 01:21:22 Rave On - Pat Donohue, GK, Richard Kriehn and Richard Dworsky
    • 01:23:52 Buddy Script
    • 01:28:08 Like a Rose - Ashley Monroe with Guthrie Trapp and Shoe Band (Ashley Monroe intros)
  • Segment 4
    • 01:33:35 News From Lake Wobegon
  • Segment 5
    • 01:46:48 Hickory Wind - Ashley Monroe
    • 01:50:36 GK talks about Lubbock
    • 01:52:42 Homeland Refugee - The Flatlanders
    • 01:57:02 GK Credits
    • 01:58:04 Rave On (Reprise) - Pat Donohue, GK, Richard Kriehn, Richard Dworsky and Shoe Band

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