Pretty Good Jokes Live!

~ Release by Garrison Keillor (see all versions of this release, 3 available)

Tracklist

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CD 1
#TitleArtistRatingLength
1The Secret of Comedy
recorded at:
A Prairie Home Companion (2011-01-22) (12th Joke Show)
Garrison Keillor, Sue Scott, Tim Russell, Tom Keith, Richard Dworsky4:03
2We Are the World
solo alto vocals:
Robin Helgen (alto)
solo bass vocals:
Ryan French (bass)
solo tenor vocals:
Anders Eckman (tenor)
recorded at:
A Prairie Home Companion (2011-01-22) (12th Joke Show)
live recording of:
We Are the World (parody)
lyricist:
Garrison Keillor
composer:
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) and Lionel Richie
parody version of:
We Are the World
VocalEssence with the Guy's All-Star Shoe Band2:02
3The Differences Between Men and Women
recorded at:
A Prairie Home Companion (2011-01-22) (12th Joke Show)
live recording of:
Macarena
lyricist and composer:
Antonio Romero Monge and Rafael Ruiz
Garrison Keillor, Sue Scott, Tim Russell, Tom Keith ("Macarena" performed by the Guy's All-Star Shoe Band)2:50
4Men Don't Change Lightbulbs
recorded at:
A Prairie Home Companion (2011-01-22) (12th Joke Show)
live recording of:
The Real Slim Shady
writer:
Andre Young (Andre Young, rap producer), Thomas Joseph Coster, Jr., Mike Elizondo and Marshall Mathers
publisher:
Bug Music (music publishing) (ended), Elvismambo Music (ended), Ensign Music Corporation (ended), Five Card Music (ended), Strawberry Blonde Music (ended), Ain’t Nothin’ Going’ On but F****n’ Music, BMG Bumblebee, Eight Mile Style, Music of Windswept, WB Music Corp. (1929-2019) (until 2019-05-28) and WC Music Corp. (from 2019-05-28 to present)
Garrison Keillor, Sue Scott, Tim Russell, Tom Keith, the Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, VocalEssence3:10
5Atheists and Unitarians
recorded at:
A Prairie Home Companion (2011-01-22) (12th Joke Show)
live recording of:
Turkey in the Straw
composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
Garrison Keillor, Sue Scott, Tim Russell, Tom Keith, Richard Dworsky ("Turkey in the Straw" performed by the Guy's All-Star Shoe Band)1:44
6Innocent Jokes
recorded at:
A Prairie Home Companion (2011-01-22) (12th Joke Show)
Garrison Keillor, Sue Scott, Tim Russell, Tom Keith, Richard Dworsky, Peter Johnson3:09
7You Make Me Feel Like I'm in Minnesota
recorded at:
A Prairie Home Companion (2011-01-22) (12th Joke Show)
live recording of:
You Make Me Feel Like I'm in Minnesota
lyricist:
Garrison Keillor
composer:
Carole King
parody version of:
(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman
Andra Suchy with the Guy's All-Star Shoe Band2:47
8Bostonians, Blondes and Bovines
recorded at:
A Prairie Home Companion (2011-01-22) (12th Joke Show)
live recording of:
Always Look on the Bright Side of Life
lyricist and composer:
Eric Idle
publisher:
Oops Publishing Ltd.
version of:
Look on the Bright Side of Life (All Things Dull and Ugly)
Garrison Keillor, Sue Scott, Tim Russell, Tom Keith, Richard Dworsky, Peter Johnson ("Always Look on the Bright Side of Life" performed by VocalEssence with the Guy's All-Star Shoe Band)3:22
9Einstein, Irish and an Archaeologist
recorded at:
A Prairie Home Companion (2011-01-22) (12th Joke Show)
live recording of:
Always Look on the Bright Side of Life
lyricist and composer:
Eric Idle
publisher:
Oops Publishing Ltd.
version of:
Look on the Bright Side of Life (All Things Dull and Ugly)
Garrison Keillor, Sue Scott, Tim Russell, Tom Keith, Richard Dworsky ("Always Look on the Bright Side of Life" performed by VocalEssence with the Guy's All-Star Shoe Band)2:53
10Be Prepared
recorded at:
A Prairie Home Companion (2011-01-22) (12th Joke Show)
live recording of:
Be Prepared
lyricist and composer:
Tom Lehrer
VocalEssence with Gary Raynor, Peter Johnson, Richard Dworsky, Sue Scott1:55
11Off-Key Jokes
recorded at:
A Prairie Home Companion (2011-01-22) (12th Joke Show)
recorded at:
Fitzgerald Theater in Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States (on 2011-01-22)
live partial recording of:
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I, no. 12. Chorus “For Unto Us a Child Is Born”
composer:
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (in 1741)
part of:
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I
Garrison Keillor, Sue Scott, Tim Russell, Tom Keith, Richard Dworsky, Peter Johnson ("Laughing" performed by VocalEssence)3:27
12Nun the Wiser
recorded at:
A Prairie Home Companion (2011-01-22) (12th Joke Show)
Garrison Keillor, Sue Scott, Tim Russell, Tom Keith, Richard Dworsky, Peter Johnson1:39
13Ying Tong Song
solo bass vocals:
Christopher Brunelle (professor at St. Olaf college) and Steve Burger (bass)
solo soprano vocals:
Carolyn Mitchell (operatic soprano)
solo tenor vocals:
Dan Dressen (tenor) and Brock Metzger (tenor)
recorded at:
A Prairie Home Companion (2011-01-22) (12th Joke Show)
live recording of:
Ying Tong Song
writer:
Spike Milligan (in 1956)
VocalEssence with Tim Russell, Tom Keith and the Guy's All-Star Shoe Band3:34
14Joke Hotline
recorded at:
A Prairie Home Companion (2011-11-26)
Garrison Keillor, Sue Scott, Tim Russell, Fred Newman, Richard Dworsky4:39
15The Plumber Is the Man
recorded at:
A Prairie Home Companion (2011-01-22) (12th Joke Show)
live recording of:
The Plumber Is the Man
lyricist:
Garrison Keillor
composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
parody version of:
The Farmer is the Man
Garrison Keillor and Tim Russell with the Guy's All-Star Shoe Band2:51
16Catchup Advisory Board: Jim's Jokes
recorded at:
A Prairie Home Companion (2011-01-22) (12th Joke Show)
live recording of:
Catchup Theme
lyricist:
Garrison Keillor
composer:
Richard Dworsky
Garrison Keillor, Tim Russell, Sue Scott, Richard Dworsky3:51
17Unfriended
recorded at:
A Prairie Home Companion (2011-01-22) (12th Joke Show)
live recording of:
Unfriended
lyricist:
Garrison Keillor
composer:
Richard Dworsky
Garrison Keillor and the Guy's All-Star Shoe Band1:54
18Out of CTRL
recorded at:
A Prairie Home Companion (2011-01-22) (12th Joke Show)
Garrison Keillor, Sue Scott, Tim Russell, Tom Keith, Richard Dworsky, Peter Johnson3:43
19Ole, Lena and Sven
recorded at:
A Prairie Home Companion (2011-01-22) (12th Joke Show)
live recording of:
El Hambo
lyricist:
Jaakko Mäntyjärvi
composer:
Jaakko Mäntyjärvi (in 1997)
was commissioned by:
Cantinovum (Finnish mixed choir)
medley of:
Don't Knock
medley of:
Light From the Lighthouse
Tim Russell with VocalEssence3:12
20Listener Jokes
recorded at:
A Prairie Home Companion (2011-01-22) (12th Joke Show)
Garrison Keillor, Richard Dworsky, Peter Johnson1:59
21A Few Jokes Beyond Us
recorded at:
A Prairie Home Companion (2011-01-22) (12th Joke Show)
live recording of:
Down Yonder
lyricist and composer:
L. Wolfe Gilbert
Garrison Keillor, Sue Scott, Tim Russell, Tom Keith, Richard Dworsky, Peter Johnson ("Down Yonder" performed by the Guy's All-Star Shoe Band)4:40
22Jokes From the Band
recorded at:
A Prairie Home Companion (2011-01-22) (12th Joke Show)
Pat Donohue, Richard Dworsky, Garrison Keillor2:20
23Bambi, Barbie and Book Book Book
recorded at:
A Prairie Home Companion (2011-01-22) (12th Joke Show)
Garrison Keillor, Sue Scott, Tim Russell, Tom Keith, Richard Dworsky, Peter Johnson3:48
CD 2
#TitleArtistRatingLength
1New Jokes
recorded at:
A Prairie Home Companion (2014-11-01) (13th Joke Show)
live recording of:
Baby Elephant Walk (Hatari!)
composer:
Henry Mancini (US composer, conductor & arranger)
Garrison Keillor, Sue Scott, Tim Russell, Fred Newman, JT Bates, Richard Dworsky with the November Boys Orchestra4:03
2Everybody Eats When They Come to My House
piano:
Richard Dworsky (on 2014-11-01)
vocals:
Vince Giordano (on 2014-11-01)
recorded at:
A Prairie Home Companion (2014-11-01) (13th Joke Show)
live recording of:
Everybody Eats When They Come to My House (on 2014-11-01)
writer:
Jeanne Burns
Vince Giordano with Richard Dworsky and the November Boys Orchestra3:01
3Frankenstein
recorded at:
A Prairie Home Companion (2014-11-01) (13th Joke Show)
live recording of:
It's Only a Paper Moon (parody version)
lyricist:
Garrison Keillor
composer:
Harold Arlen
parody version of:
It’s Only a Paper Moon
Garrison Keillor, Tim Russell, Sue Scott, Fred Newman, Richard Dworsky6:38
4Chickens, Nuns and Penguins
recorded at:
A Prairie Home Companion (2014-11-01) (13th Joke Show)
Garrison Keillor, Tim Russell, Sue Scott, Fred Newman, Richard Dworsky, JT Bates2:39
5Bad Jokes
recorded at:
A Prairie Home Companion (2014-11-01) (13th Joke Show)
recorded at:
Pantages Theatre in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States (on 2014-11-01)
live recording of:
Bad Jokes (on 2014-11-01)
writer:
Garrison Keillor
Garrison Keillor with Richard Dworsky and the November Boys Orchestra4:30
6Guy Noir, Private Eye: Stand-Up
recorded at:
A Prairie Home Companion (2014-11-01) (13th Joke Show)
live recording of:
Guy Noir Theme (on 2014-11-01)
lyricist:
Richard Dworsky (in 1995) and Garrison Keillor (in 1995)
composer:
Richard Dworsky (in 1995)
Garrison Keillor, Sue Scott, Tim Russell, Fred Newman, Richard Dworsky and the November Boys Orchestra9:06
7Newish Jokes
recorded at:
A Prairie Home Companion (2014-11-01) (13th Joke Show)
live recording of:
Mairzy Doats
composer:
Milton Drake, Al Hoffman and Jerry Livingston (songwriter)
Garrison Keillor, Tim Russell, Sue Scott, Fred Newman, JT Bates, Richard Dworsky and the November Boys Orchestra1:53
8Greetings Jokes
recorded at:
A Prairie Home Companion (2014-11-01) (13th Joke Show)
Garrison Keillor, Richard Dworsky, JT Bates1:25
9Starbucks
recorded at:
A Prairie Home Companion (2014-11-01) (13th Joke Show)
live recording of:
Starbucks (written for A Prairie Home Companion)
lyricist:
Garrison Keillor
composer:
Richard Dworsky and Garrison Keillor
Garrison Keillor with Richard Dworsky, Kenni Holmen, Richard Kriehn, Dean Magraw, Larry Kohut3:21
10Jokes With Larry Josephson
recorded at:
A Prairie Home Companion (2012-11-24)
Garrison Keillor, Larry Josephson, Richard Dworsky8:27
11The Lives of Cowboys: Limerick Showdown
recorded at:
A Prairie Home Companion (2014-11-01) (13th Joke Show)
live recording of:
The Lives of the Cowboys (Western Theme)
composer:
Pat Donohue (in 1994) and Richard Dworsky (in 1994)
Garrison Keillor, Tim Russell, Sue Scott, Fred Newman, Dan Rowles, Richard Dworsky, Richard Kriehn, Larry Kohut, JT Bates7:43
12The News From Lake Wobegon: An Atheist and a Christian
recorded at:
A Prairie Home Companion (2014-11-01) (13th Joke Show)
Garrison Keillor9:39
13Laughing at Life
recorded at:
A Prairie Home Companion (2014-11-01) (13th Joke Show)
live recording of:
Laughing at Life
writer:
Charles Kenny (songwriter, violinist), Nick Kenny, Bob Todd and Cornell Todd
Vince Giordano with Richard Dworsky and the November Boys Orchestra2:34
14Bars, Work and Church
recorded at:
A Prairie Home Companion (2014-11-01) (13th Joke Show)
Garrison Keillor, Sue Scott, Tim Russell, Fred Newman, Richard Dworsky, JT Bates4:58
15Marriage: A Matter of Wife and Debt
recorded at:
A Prairie Home Companion (2014-11-01) (13th Joke Show)
live recording of:
Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue (Has Anybody Seen My Girl?)
lyricist:
Ray Henderson, Sam M. Lewis (US singer and lyricist) (in 1925) and Joe Young (US lyricist) (in 1925)
composer:
Ray Henderson (in 1925)
Garrison Keillor, Sue Scott, Tim Russell, Fred Newman, JT Bates, Richard Dworsky and the November Boys Orchestra3:17

Credits

Release

design/illustration:Denise Barrs
miscellaneous support:Theresa Burgess
Ellen Burkhardt
Francesca Cavilia
Olivia Pelham
Dan Rowles
Ella Schovanec
Nic Vetter
mixer:Sam Hudson
Thomas Scheuzger
engineer:Noah Smith (producer for A Prairie Home Companion)
assistant producer:Kate Gustafson
Kathryn Slusher
producer:Ella Schovanec
Noah Smith (producer for A Prairie Home Companion)
mastering:Sam Hudson
bass:Larry Kohut (Bass)
Gary Raynor
bass saxophone:Vince Giordano
clarinet, piccolo and tenor saxophone:Kenni Holmen
fiddle and mandolin:Richard Kriehn (Violin)
guitar:Pat Donohue
Richard Kriehn (Violin)
Dean Magraw
keyboard, melodica, organ and piano:Richard Dworsky
percussion:J. T. Bates (drummer)
Peter Johnson (drummer for Manhattan Transfer and Guy's All-Star Shoe Band)
alto vocals:Diane Fernald (alto)
Robin Helgen (alto)
Mandy Inhofer (alto)
Marita Link (alto)
Anna Meek (alto)
Sandy Schoenecker (alto)
bass vocals:Christopher Brunelle (professor at St. Olaf college)
Steve Burger (bass)
Ryan French (bass)
Jim Ramlet (bass)
Josiah Telschow (bass)
Richard Yague (bass)
soprano vocals:Jenny French (soprano)
Angela Grundstad (soprano)
Carolyn Mitchell (operatic soprano)
Maggie Sabin (soprano)
Mari Scott (soprano)
Carrie Henneman Shaw (soprano)
tenor vocals:Kevin Bailey (tenor)
Dan Dressen (tenor)
Anders Eckman (tenor)
Brian Link (tenor)
Nick Mattsson (tenor)
Brock Metzger (tenor)
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Release Group

part of:A Prairie Home Companion (albums) (order: 26)