Old Sweet Songs by Garrison Keillor audiobook

Old Sweet Songs: A Prairie Home Companion, 1974-1976

By Garrison Keillor

Highbridge Audio, HighBridge

The Prairie Home Companion Series

Unabridged

Format : Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781665163545

  • ISBN: 9781665163521

  • ISBN: 9781665163538

Category: Nonfiction/Music
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

On July 6, 1974, about a dozen people made their way to the Janet Wallace Auditorium at Macalester College in St. Paul for the first broadcast of a new radio show. Things went pretty well, so Garrison Keillor and his team produced another show, then another . . . close to 500 in the first 10 years alone. Today A Prairie Home Companion is heard by more than 4 million listeners each week on 590 public radio stations. This new collection looks back at the early days, in particular early music, with pianist Butch Thompson, mandolin maestro Peter Ostroushko, Dakota Dave Hull, and the first Powdermilk Biscuit Band: Adam Granger, Bob Douglas, and Mary DuShane. This collection is a treat for longtime fans who love the show’s music.

Reviews

Reviews

Author

Author Bio: Garrison Keillor

Author Bio: Garrison Keillor

Garrison Keillor is America’s favorite storyteller. For more than thirty-five years, as the host of A Prairie Home Companion, he has captivated millions of listeners with his weekly News from Lake Wobegon monologues. A Prairie Home Companion is heard on hundreds of public radio stations, as well as America One, the Armed Forces Networks, Sirius Satellite Radio, and via a live audio webcast. Keillor is also the author of several books and a frequent contributor to national publications including Time, the New Yorker, and National Geographic, in addition to writing his own syndicated column. He has been awarded a National Humanities Medal from the National Endowment of the Humanities. He is the winner of nine AudioFile Earphones Awards, several of which were for his own books. When not touring, he resides in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Titles by Author

See All

Details

Details

Available Formats : CD, Library CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Music
Audience: Adult
Language: English