February 1, 2014 // Show #1431

Bracing for Saturday

Neko Case

This week on A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor, one last live broadcast from The Fitzgerald Theater before a short winter break (we'll be back in March). With special guests, roots rock radical Neko Case, comedian and author Paula Poundstone, gospel-bluegrassers Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver, and vocalist Hilary Thavis. Plus, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors, Sue Scott, Tim Russell, and Fred Newman, The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, 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
    • 00:00:12 SFX script
    • 00:02:39 Tishomingo Blues/ Get Lucky
    • 00:06:08 GK opens, talks about the harsh winter we are having, falling through the ice
    • 00:08:02 My Car Starts- GK and Shoe Band
    • 00:10:09 GK intros Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver
    • 00:10:18 Blue Train (Of the Heartbreak Line)- Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver
    • 00:14:10 GK talks with Doyle Lawson
    • 00:15:39 Fiddlin' Will- Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver
    • 00:18:49 Guy Noir script (with Paula Poundstone)
    • 00:26:50 Slang script, with Paula Poundstone
    • 00:34:28 Powdermilk Biscuit Break
  • Segment 2
    • 00:35:50 Sailing Down My Golden River- GK/ Richard Dworsky
    • 00:39:30 Living in the Country- Pat Donohue and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
    • 00:42:05 GK talks with Hilary Thavis
    • 00:42:58 Born Living With the Blues- Hilary Thavis and band
    • 00:46:23 The Story of Bob script
    • 00:55:00 GK talks with Neko Case
    • 00:56:15 City Swans- Neko Case
    • 01:00:18 Calling Cards- Neko Case
    • 01:03:29 What a Wonderful World- GK and Shoe Band
    • 01:05:28 Intermission- Help- The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
  • Segment 3
    • 01:08:46 Greetings
    • 01:10:43 Turn, Turn, Turn- Hilary Thavis, GK, Rich Dworsky
    • 01:13:46 Mom script
    • 01:20:20 Memphis Breakdown- Shoe Band
    • 01:21:42 Sleep script, with Paula Poundstone
    • 01:24:00 GK talks with Doyle Lawson
    • 01:25:13 Love on Arrival- Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver
    • 01:29:10 Doyle intros next tune
    • 01:29:40 The Greatest Creator- Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver
  • Segment 4
    • 01:32:56 News From Lake Wobegon
  • Segment 5
    • 01:42:30 GK talks with Neko Case
    • 01:43:00 Night Still Comes- Neko Case
    • 01:47:14 Bracing for Sunday- Neko Case
    • 01:50:10 English script
    • 01:52:00 Gone, Long Gone- Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver
    • 01:54:50 Credits, So Long, It's Been Good to Know Yuh- GK and guests

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