July 6, 2013 // Show #1400

Oiseaux Tristes

Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks

This week on A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor, we kick our run of summer repeats with a show originally broadcast from The Town Hall in New York City on April 9, 2005. Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks play "You Shake That Thing," Odetta sings the "Weeping Willow Blues," pianist André Watts performs Chopin's "Nocturne in C Sharp Minor," and Andy Stein joins The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band on fiddle and saxophone. In Lake Wobegon, the high school prom coincides with the local farmers' manure-spreading week.

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  • Segment 1
    • 00:00:00 APM Logo
    • 00:00:12 Tishomingo Blues
    • 00:00:55 GK intro v.o.
    • 00:01:45 GK talks about guests
    • 00:02:57 "Town Hall Song" - GK, Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks, Shoe Band
    • 00:04:26 Opening SFX script
    • 00:09:20 "Happy Feet" - Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks
    • 00:12:52 Radio script
    • 00:32:30 Powdermilk Biscuit Break
  • Segment 2
    • 00:33:53 GK Intro Odetta
    • 00:35:43 "Weeping Willow Blues" - Odetta and the Nighthawks
    • 00:39:14 "You Don't Know My Mind" - Odetta and the Nighthawks
    • 00:43:24 Guy Noir Script
    • 00:53:30 GK intro Andre Watts
    • 00:58:12 "Oiseaux Tristes" (Sad Birds) - André Watts
    • 01:03:00 "Schlaf Los, Frage & Antwort" (Sleepless Questions and Answers) - André Watts
    • 01:06:43 Intermission/"Nobody's Sweetheart"
  • Segment 3
    • 01:10:20 GK Welcome Back
    • 01:10:30 Greetings – GK
    • 01:13:47 "I'll Be Home" - GK, Nighthawks, Shoe Band
    • 01:15:36 GK intro Pat Donohue
    • 01:15:52 "Rolling Stones Medley" - Pat Donohue, Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, Vince
    • 01:19:14 Hard Script
    • 01:20:53 Fritz Electronics Script
    • 01:23:55 GK talks with Odetta
    • 01:24:38 "Rich Man" - Odetta and Keith Cotton with Andy Stein
  • Segment 4
    • 01:29:04 News From Lake Wobegon
  • Segment 5
    • 01:43:23 "Nocturne in C-sharp Minor" - André Watts
    • 01:49:52 Catchup Script
    • 01:52:12 "You Shake That Thing" - Vince Giordano & The Nighthawks
    • 01:55:36 Credits
    • 01:56:58 "Oh Baby I Love You So" – All

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