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PHC: The First 5 Years


PHC: The First 5 Years


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  • Listen to the beginnings of public radio’s most beloved and iconic show.

    This festive collection is a nostalgic trip through five years of America's favorite radio show. "Commercials" for Powdermilk Biscuits, Jack's Deep Valley Bed and more introduce songs and sketches like "The Finn Who Would Not Take a Sauna," and "The Cat Came Back." This two disc features over 90 minutes of audio selected from the original live radio broadcasts.

    About the Author:

    Garrison Keillor is America’s favorite storyteller. For more than 30 years as the host of A Prairie Home Companion, he has captivated millions of public radio listeners with his weekly News from Lake Wobegon monologues. 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. When not touring, he resides in St. Paul, Minnesota.

  • Disc One
    Hello Love
    Sister Nell and Dirty Reuben
    Turn Your Radio On
    Powdermilk Biscuit Spot & Theme
    I Know You Rider
    Rockin' Alone
    Powdermilk Biscuit Theme
    The Finn Who Would Not Take a Sauna
    Timas Hans Schottis
    Getting in the Cows
    Hiberman Reel / Joe Trudeau's Time / Saint Adele's Reel
    Minnesota Moon
    Fearmonger's Spot
    Teddy Bear's Picnic

    Disc Two
    I'll Keep on Loving You
    D&D Hull Tax Service Spot
    Sunday Rag
    The Cat Came Back
    Olandis Tos
    Jack's Deep Valley Bed Spot
    Answer Only With Your Eyes
    Do Right Woman
    All God's Children
    The News from Lake Wobegon
    The Ballad of the Maples

  • ISBN-13:9781598876000

    Format: CD

    Publisher:HighBridge Company

    Publication date:05/06/2008

    Unabridged,  1.5 hours