June 22, 2013 // Show #1398

No Turning Back


This week on A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor, it's a live broadcast performance from the Ravinia Festival in Highland Park, Illinois. With special guests, soulful folk duo honeyhoney and sultry country chanteuse Lera Lynn. 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.


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    Show Segments
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  • Segment 1
    • 00:00:00 Logo
    • 00:00:11 Tishomingo Blues
    • 00:03:00 GK opens, talks about Blackhawks, Highland Park
    • 00:06:13 Sweet Home Chicago (Ravinia version)- GK/ Pat Donohue/ Shoe Band
    • 00:10:35 GK talks with Pat Donohue, they are happy to be sweating
    • 00:11:10 Ride- Pat Donohue and Shoe Band
    • 00:14:16 GK describes the picnics that are going on out in the lawn
    • 00:15:17 Guy Noir script
    • 00:27:01 GK talks with Lera Lynn
    • 00:28:06 Good-Hearted Man- Lera Lynn and Shoe Band
    • 00:31:30 Angel Band- GK, Lera Lynn, Shoe Band
    • 00:35:01 Powdermilk Biscuit Break
  • Segment 2
    • 00:36:35 POEM script
    • 00:39:25 GK intros honeyhoney
    • 00:43:09 Old School Friends- honeyhoney
    • 00:46:33 Back To You- honeyhoney
    • 00:49:44 Cowboys script
    • 01:00:44 Dream Baby- GK/ Lera Lynn/ Shoe Band
  • Segment 3
    • 01:08:23 Greetings
    • 01:12:40 GK announces the picnic winners: The Kiefer Family
    • 01:14:13 Let it Be Me- GK/ Lera Lynn/ Shoe Band
    • 01:17:07 Saturday Night Fish Fry- Pat Donohue and Shoe Band
    • 01:22:22 La Di Da- Lera Lynn, with honeyhoney and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
  • Segment 4
    • 01:26:03 News From Lake Wobegon
  • Segment 5
    • 01:43:42 Cadiz Calls- Richard Dworsky, with Richard Kriehn and Gary Raynor
    • 01:46:36 Angel of Death- honeyhoney with Lera Lynn and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
    • 01:51:30 Rhubarb script
    • 01:54:00 Credits, The Parting Glass, Let Us Get Together

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