March 15, 1997
Live from the Emens Auditorium in Muncie, Indiana, it's our Second Annual Talent from Towns Under Two Thousand Contest, with Emily Shackelton, Patty Ediger, The Emter Family, The Great Divide, Kirkmount and the Newark Balkan Chorus.
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In its entirety
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).