January 4, 2014 // Show #1427

Away But Never Gone

The Wailin' Jennys

This week on A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor, as single-digit temperatures settle over Minnesota, we'll escape to sunny San Diego, California for a live broadcast from the San Diego Civic Theatre. With special guests, folk trio The Wailin' Jennys and singer-songwriter-fiddler Sara Watkins. 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
    • 00:00:13 Tishomingo Blues
    • 00:02:50 GK opens, talks about how beautiful San Diego is, no one minds rush hour
    • 00:06:00 Singin' in the Snow- GK and band
    • 00:07:04 New Year Song- GK and band
    • 00:10:11 Any Old Time- Sara Watkins and band
    • 00:13:30 GK talks with Sara Watkins, they talk about Phil Everly
    • 00:14:46 The Stories We Could Tell- GK and Sara Watkins with band
    • 00:18:00 Cowboys script
    • 00:28:45 SFX script
    • 00:32:32 Powdermilk Biscuit Break
  • Segment 2
    • 00:34:20 GK talks more about San Diego
    • 00:37:54 Beautiful- GK/ Rich Dworsky
    • 00:41:47 Wolf script
    • 00:53:13 GK talks with The Wailin' Jennys
    • 00:55:00 Wildflowers- Wailin' Jennys with Sara Watkins
    • 00:58:52 Weary Blues From Waiting- Wailin' Jennys
    • 01:02:26 Intermission- You Can't Do That- The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
  • Segment 3
    • 01:06:02 Greetings
    • 01:08:20 Let it Be Me- GK and Sara Watkins with band
    • 01:11:20 Mozart script- GK and band
    • 01:17:27 GK talks about surf music
    • 01:18:10 Surf Medley- The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
    • 01:21:03 Catchup script
    • 01:24:42 GK talks with Ruth Moody about the Mark Knopfler tour
    • 01:26:30 Bold Riley- Wailin' Jennys
  • Segment 4
    • 01:31:43 News From Lake Wobegon
  • Segment 5
    • 01:44:41 Jefferson- Sara Watkins and band
    • 01:47:35 Hipster script
    • 01:50:12 GK talks with Sara about her dad the math teacher
    • 01:51:12 I Think of You- Sara Watkins and band
    • 01:56:00 Goodnight Ladies closer

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