December 25, 1999
Live from New York City with Vince Giordano and The Nighthawks, humorists Roy Blount, Jr. and Al Franken, and special guest, 99-year-old pianist Ernest Stein.
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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).