Regular Performers

Richard Dworsky


Each week on A Prairie Home Companion, RICHARD DWORSKY leads The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band and appears as keyboardist, composer, and arranger. A PHC regular since 1986, he's accompanied Garrison Keillor on U.S. and European concert tours  and provided original music for many Keillor recordings.
Credits include: 32 years as a studio musician; two years accompanying singer Al Jarreau; composer for The Marvelous Land of Oz ( televised on Showtime) and the animation A Joan Walsh Anglund Christmas. Original music CDs include The Path to You    and So Near and Dear to Me; and his piece, A Morning With The Roses, appears on many Windham Hill Records compilations.
He's recorded with  Peter Ostroushko, John Gorka, Robin and Linda Williams, and the Guy's All-Star Shoe Band. One of Dworsky's songs was recorded by Tony Award winning singer/actress Kristin Chenoweth (on Sony Classical).

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Old Sweet Songs: A Prairie Home Companion 1974-1976

Old Sweet Songs

Lovingly selected from the earliest archives of A Prairie Home Companion, this heirloom collection represents the music from earliest years of the now legendary show: 1974–1976. With songs and tunes from jazz pianist Butch Thompson, mandolin maestro Peter Ostroushko, Dakota Dave Hull and the first house band, The Powdermilk Biscuit Band (Adam Granger, Bob Douglas and Mary DuShane).

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