Ruth Carlson of Crane Lake, MN
To my deceased husband, Harlan Carlson
When the last deer was shot
And the last fish was caught
And we had our last sip of brew
As the sun slowly set
I have no regrets
For it was a great life living with you!
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).