January 25, 2014 // Show #1430

A Little Place Downtown

Rhonda Vincent

Coming to you this week from The Fitzgerald Theater in downtown Saint Paul, Minnesota, it's a live broadcast of A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor. With special guests, country and bluegrass outfit Rhonda Vincent and the Rage, traditional music masters Mike Compton and Joe Newberry, and women's vocal group The Nightingale Trio. Plus, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors, Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman; musical director Richard Dworsky with Richard Kriehn, Dean Magraw, and Gary Raynor; and the latest News from Lake Wobegon.

Around Saint Paul
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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
    • 00:00:11 Tishomingo Blues, GK opens
    • 00:05:44 Busy City- Rhonda Vincent and the Rage
    • 00:08:47 GK talks with Joe Newberry
    • 00:09:16 Lazy John- Joe Newberry and Mike Compton
    • 00:12:00 It's So Cold- GK/ Joe Newberry/ GASB
    • 00:15:10 GK intros The Nightingale Trio
    • 00:16:08 Ko Shto Mi e Milo- The Nightingale Trio
    • 00:18:55 GK talks to the Nightingale Trio singers
    • 00:19:52 Guy Noir script
    • 00:30:52 Powdermilk Biscuit Break
  • Segment 2
    • 00:32:30 GK talks about St. Paul
    • 00:37:36 GK talks about Joe Newberry and Mike Compton
    • 00:38:18 Sittin' On Top of The World- Joe Newberry and Mike Compton
    • 00:42:32 Tennessee Breakdown- Joe Newberry and Mike Compton
    • 00:45:02 Radio script
    • 00:55:22 Nao Me Toques- The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
    • 00:57:40 It's Never Too Late- Rhonda Vincent and The Rage
    • 01:01:20 Bluegrass Medley- Rhonda Vincent and The Rage
    • 01:06:13 Intermission- Smoke in the Kitchen
  • Segment 3
    • 01:09:40 Greetings
    • 01:11:24 Chevy Van- GK and band
    • 01:15:36 Subrali Sa Se Subrali- The Nightingale Trio
    • 01:18:51 My Old Cottage Home- Joe Newberry and Mike Compton with GK
    • 01:22:40 How Long Blues- Joe Newberry and Mike Compton with band
    • 01:25:22 Fred Farrell script
    • 01:27:32 GK talks more with The Nightingale Trio
    • 01:29:05 Tsangala- The Nightingale Trio
  • Segment 4
    • 01:31:32 News From Lake Wobegon
  • Segment 5
    • 01:43:18 Beneath Still Waters- Rhonda Vincent and the Rage
    • 01:47:07 The Frozen Logger- GK/ Joe Newberry/ GASB
    • 01:49:47 Mom script
    • 01:55:40 Credits, Fly Around My Pretty Little Miss/ Boil 'Em Cabbage Down

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