October 2, 1999
Live from St. Paul, Minnesota, it's the Season Opener of our 25th Anniversary year, with R & B sensation Ruth Brown and, from The Buena Vista Social Club, Barbarrito Torres.
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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).