Is this Minnesotan? Garrison Keillor at the Minnesota State Fair
August 29, 1997


What are the qualities of a true Minnesotan?

Mr. Keillor posed that very question to a hand-picked jury of 12 Minnesotans this year at the Great Minnesota Get-Together. Do we complain? Do we like to talk about storms? Will we ever pay anyone to do anything we can do ourselves?

This lively interactive performance features audience comments and callers from around the world.

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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