October 13, 2007|
This week on A Prairie Home Companion, we begin our fall tour with a visit to the Hippodrome Theater in Baltimore, Maryland. With special guests, legendary songwriter-singer Carole King, barrelhouse blues-woman Deanna Bogart and her band, D.C. bluegrass pickers John Starling and Mike Auldridge, and gospel singer Jearlyn Steele. Also with us, the Royal Academy of Radio Acting; Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman, The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band with maestro Rich Dworsky, and The News from Lake Wobegon, live this week on A Prairie Home Companion.
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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).