April 2009
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April 4, 2009
This week on A Prairie Home Companion, we're live from The Town Hall in New York City. With special guests, jazz great Wynton Marsalis and his Quintet, and sensational singer Heather Masse. Also with us, The Royal Academy of Radio Actors; Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman, The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, and The News from Lake Wobegon.

April 11, 2009
This week on A Prairie Home Companion, we're back at Town Hall with this season's talent contest: The Great American Duet Sing-Off. The six pairs of finalists will be singing their hearts out for your vote, the grand prize, a silver water tower trophy, and the title of Wobegon Idol. Also with us, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors; Tim Russell, Sue Scott, Erica Rhodes, and Fred Newman, The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, and The News from Lake Wobegon.

April 18, 2009
This week on A Prairie Home Companion, legendary English singer-songwriter Elvis Costello makes his first appearance on the show at Town Hall in New York City. Also with us: renowned guitarist/ songwriter Tom Rush, who influenced the greats (James Taylor and Garth Brooks) and introduced us to the likes of Joni Mitchell and Jackson Browne. Plus, Heather Masse, Guy Noir, Radio Private Eye, and the latest post-Easter, post-Tax Day news from Lake Wobegon.

April 25, 2009
This week on A Prairie Home Companion, we'll bring you a live broadcast performance from The Palace Theater in Waterbury, Connecticut. Featuring Arlo Guthrie and the Lost World Tour with special guests Abe Guthrie and The Burns Sisters, Lara Herscovitch, The Royal Academy of Radio Actors; Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman, pianist Richard Dworsky, and The News from Lake Wobegon.

Old Sweet Songs: A Prairie Home Companion 1974-1976

Old Sweet Songs

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).

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