June 16, 2007|
Coming to you this week from the Ravinia Pavilion in Highland Park Illinois, A Prairie Home Companion welcomes special guests, American folk icon, Ramblin' Jack Elliot, crafty Wisconsin singer-songwriter Jon Troast, and singer Prudence Johnson. Also with us, the Royal Academy of Radio: Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman, The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band with maestro Richard Dworsky, and harmonica master Howard Levy. Tune in this Saturday for these fine guests, The News From Lake Wobegon, and more, in an all-new broadcast of A Prairie Home Companion from the Land of Lincoln.
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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).