No Place Like It
This week, it's a live broadcast performance of A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor from the Lied Center for Performing Arts in Lincoln, Nebraska. With special guests, singer, songwriter, fiddler, and podcast host Sara Watkins and jazz vocalist and educator Jackie Allen. Plus, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors, Tim Russell, Fred Newman, and Lynda Crotty, The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, and the latest News from Lake Wobegon.
Around the Lied Center for Performing Arts
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Audio available Sundays at noon.
- 00:00:00 Logo
- 00:00:13 Tishomingo Blues
- 00:03:20 GK talks about Nebraska, curve of the Earth, big sky
- 00:05:49 Nebraska Song (Annie Laurie)- GK/ Sara Watkins/ audience, Rich Dworsky and Gary Raynor
- 00:10:14 Twin fiddles: Booth Shot Lincoln/ Cuckoo's Nest- Sara Watkins and Richard Kriehn with Shoe Band
- 00:13:53 The Lives of the Cowboys script
- 00:23:55 Laid a Highway- Sara Watkins and band
- 00:28:20 Spanish Johnny- GK/ band
- 00:31:38 Powdermilk Biscuit Break
- 00:33:10 GK talks about Nebraska
- 00:38:50 Bus Kids- GK/ Sara Watkins/ Richard Dworsky
- 00:41:46 GK talks with farmer Curt Friesen
- 00:48:18 All New Carroll County Blues- Pat Donohue and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
- 00:50:24 Guy Noir script
- 01:00:00 Wicked Path of Sin- Richard Kriehn, Sara Watkins, Garrison Keillor, Pat Donohue and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
- 01:03:00 Intermission- It Doesn't Matter Anymore
- 01:07:00 Greetings
- 01:09:04 I'll Be Home- GK/ Sara Watkins/ band
- 01:13:03 GK talks with Jackie Allen, she coaches him and Sara on "Unchained Melody"
- 01:20:40 My Old Flame- Jackie Allen with Richard Dworsky and Gary Raynor
- 01:24:27 Rhubarb script
- 01:27:42 Home on the Range- GK, Sara Watkins, live audience, band
- 01:31:37 News From Lake Wobegon
- 01:41:56 My Friend- Sara Watkins
- 01:45:34 Radio SFX script
- 01:51:40 Don't Think Twice, It's Alright- GK/ band
- 01:54:08 GK talks about Nebraska
- 01:55:18 Credits, Brokedown Palace/ Eight of January
Listen to individual segments as listed below. Times may be edited for broadcast.
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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).