The Promised Land Calling
This week on A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor, we head West and visit the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, California. With special guests, singer and songwriter Colin Hay, humorist Paula Poundstone, America's "Acting President" Martin Sheen, comedienne Lily Tomlin, and singing sisters Jearlyn and Jevetta Steele. Plus, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors, Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman, Kenni Holmen and Steve Strand join 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
- 00:03:02 Fred Farrell Script
- 00:05:43 Driving With the Top Down - GK and Shoe Band
- 00:09:03 I'm Movin' On - Pat Donohue and Shoe Band with Jearlyn Steele and Jevetta Steele
- 00:12:15 Rhubarb Script
- 00:18:53 Paula Poundstone talks about LA
- 00:26:21 Powdermilk Biscuit Break
- 00:27:48 Cowboys Script
- 00:43:41 Send Somebody - Colin Hay
- 00:47:24 Looking For Jack - Colin Hay with Richard Dworsky
- 00:52:58 Celebrities Script
- 00:57:15 Are You Ready For A Miracle? - Jearlyn Steele and Jevetta Steele with Shoe Band
- 01:01:07 Intermission
- 01:04:44 GK Greetings
- 01:06:48 Meiko Tribute - GK and Richard Dworsky
- 01:10:10 Guy Noir Script
- 01:22:02 Overkill - Colin Hay
- 01:26:07 Dear Father - Colin Hay with Richard Dworsky
- 01:29:58 News From Lake Wobegon
- 01:42:32 Count On Me - Jearlyn Steele and Jevetta Steele with The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
- 01:46:31 GK talks with Lily Tomlin
- 01:53:17 POEM Script
- 01:55:45 GK Credits
- 01:57:45 Plant My Feet On Higher Ground - Jearlyn Steele and Jevetta Steele with The Guy's All-Star 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).