November 9, 2013 // Show #1419

Gold in the North

Louis Jenkins

This week on A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor, it's a live broadcast performance from the Historic Chief Theater in Bemidji, Minnesota. With special guests, prose poet Louis Jenkins, young singer and songwriter Sonny Johnson, and vocalist Diane Sauer. Plus, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors, Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman; Rich Dworsky, Gary Raynor, and Richard Kriehn; and the latest News from Lake Wobegon.

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    Show Segments
    Listen to individual segments as listed below. Times may be edited for broadcast.

  • Segment 1
    • 00:00:00 Logo
    • 00:00:13 Tishomingo Blues, Titles
    • 00:03:20 GK opens, talks about deer hunting
    • 00:05:20 Thanksgiving's in Two Weeks- GK/ band
    • 00:07:45 Trans Fat script
    • 00:11:26 Celebrities script
    • 00:17:15 TK Reel- band
    • 00:19:28 Guy Noir script
    • 00:28:09 Powdermilk Biscuit Break
  • Segment 2
    • 00:30:17 In The Garden- GK/ band
    • 00:33:40 GK talks with deer hunters Dawn Mason and Pat Miller
    • 00:41:36 Girl From the North Country- Garrison Keillor, Sonny Johnson and band
    • 00:45:11 GK talks with Sonny Johnson
    • 00:46:26 'Round the Bend- Sonny Johnson and band
    • 00:49:49 GK talks about Bemidji
    • 00:51:00 Louis Jenkins recites poetry
    • 00:58:23 Luis Americano- band
    • 01:02:00 Poundin' on the Marble Top- Intermission
  • Segment 3
    • 01:05:50 GK talks more about Bemidji, greetings
    • 01:09:40 All Saints song- GK/ band
    • 01:12:35 It Is So Beautiful (Bemidji)- GK/ Rich Dworsky
    • 01:16:40 GK talks with Diane Sauer
    • 01:18:38 Harvest Moon- Diane Sauer, GK, band
    • 01:23:00 GK talks with mayor Rita Albrecht
  • Segment 4
    • 01:41:48 News From Lake Wobegon
  • Segment 5
    • 01:41:48 The Amdahl's Waltz- band
    • 01:44:30 Louis Jenkins recites poetry
    • 01:50:29 In the Pines- GK, Richard Kriehn, band
    • 01:52:40 Paul Bunyan script
    • 01:55:19 Credits, Goodnight Ladies, TK Reel

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