Dad, June 16, 2012

Cuthbert Amphitheater

Eugene, OR

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GK: It's Father's Day Sunday and what better way to honor Dad than to give him a Power Grill from Speedway. Slow-cooking is fine when there's time but the Power Grill cooks meat all the way through in five seconds flat (SFX). It's for those times ---- and they happen to all of us ----- when you look out the window and there's the Johnsons getting out of the car and you remember, this is Friday. No need to panic. Just pull out the Power Grill and do the meat (SFX) and speed-bake the potatoes (SFX) and speed-whip them if you like (SFX) and throw the greens into the shredder (SFX) and you've got salad. From Speedway. Life is too short not to cut corners.

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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