November 25, 2006|
This week on A Prairie Home Companion we're rolling all eighteen wheels to Cincinnati, where bluegrass and country music met high-powered broadcasting for the very first time in the 1930's. With us this week, an amazing acoustic guitar picker (and the Stradivarius of modern luthiers) Wayne Henderson and his extremely talented wife, Helen White. We'll have bionic bluegrass wild man Sam Bush, plus one of the finest steel players to ever walk the earth, Buddy Emmons, sitting in with The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, so we must warn listeners there may be a slightly increased risk of the spontaneous combustion of your radio. Also with us, The Royal Academy of Radio Acting: Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman, the News from Lake Wobegon, and much more this Saturday from the "All Together Surprising" city of Cincinnati, USA.
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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).