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From 1981-82, A Prairie Home Companion
went on tour, visiting and performing in friendly places like Lansing, Michigan and Ashland, Oregon. This scrapbook of musical highlights features performances by The Butch Thompson Trio, Robin and Linda Williams, The Odessa Balalaikas, The Klezmer Conservatory Band, and Queen Ida and the Bon Temps Zydeco Band, plus ""commercials"" for Jack's Auto Repair and Bertha's Kitty Boutique.
Lebedikun Freylekh; Rumenye, Rumenye; Powdermilk Biscuits; Russian Intermezzo; Jack's Auto Repair; Lovely Streets; Bertha's Kitty Boutique; Roanoke; Wheel Hass; Ode to Oregon; Love Songs of the Nile; Rosa Majeur; Iowa Songs; When I Stop Dreaming; The Hangman's Reel; Ajua!; Kill It Kid
Filled with toe-tapping music, this scrapbook of show highlights was compiled from a 1981-82 tour of "A Prairie Home Companion." Includes performances by The Butch Thompson Trio, Robin and Linda Williams, and Queen Ida and the Bon Temps Zydeco Band. Abridged. 2 CDs.
About the Author
GARRISON KEILLOR is America’s favorite storyteller. For more than 35 years, as the host of A Prairie Home Companion, he has captivated millions of listeners with his weekly News from Lake Wobegon monologues. A Prairie Home Companion is heard on hundreds of public radio stations, as well as America One, the Armed Forces Networks, Sirius Satellite Radio, and via a live audio webcast.
Keillor is also the author of several books and a frequent contributor to national publications including Time, The New Yorker, and National Geographic, in addition to writing his own syndicated column. He has been awarded a National Humanities Medal from the National Endowment of the Humanities. When not touring, he resides in St. Paul, Minnesota.