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Classic episodes from the “A Prairie Home Companion” archives

A Prairie Home Companion: March 22, 2008

A Prairie Home Companion: March 22, 2008

A Spring Break compilation episode tailored to kids’ tastes! Featuring Randy Newman singing a song from “Toy Story.”

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A Prairie Home Companion: March 15, 2008

A Prairie Home Companion: March 15, 2008

From St. Paul, Minnesota, it’s our talent show for twenty-something troubadours, where six entrants compete for the coveted silver water tower trophy, also known as the Wobegon Idol.

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A Prairie Home Companion: March 8, 2008

A Prairie Home Companion: March 8, 2008

From the archives, it’s our sometime-annual Joke Show from 2008! Featuring special guest Roy Blount, Jr., and TWO sound effects people: Fred Newman and Tom Keith.

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A Prairie Home Companion: March 1, 2008

A Prairie Home Companion: March 1, 2008

Originally broadcast from the Fitzgerald Theater with special guests, the wonderful Wailin’ Jennys (pictured), plus traditional Celtic heroes, The Boys of the Lough.

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A Prairie Home Companion: February 23, 2008

A Prairie Home Companion: February 23, 2008

Originally broadcast from Winona State University in Minnesota. With special guests, legendary blues pianist and singer Marcia Ball (pictured), plus the eclectic and electric Cajuns, BeauSoleil.

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A Prairie Home Companion: February 16, 2008

A Prairie Home Companion: February 16, 2008

Originally broadcast from Bloomington with the Indiana University Violin Virtuosi, baritone Aleksey Bogdanov, violinist Esther Kim, pianist Ignasi Cambra, and a student pit orchestra.

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A Prairie Home Companion: February 9, 2008

A Prairie Home Companion: February 9, 2008

With special guests, the self-described “mother” of Bluegrass, Mr. Sam Bush, and back by popular demand, the valedictorian of an Angel Choir, singer-songwriter Suzy Bogguss!

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A Prairie Home Companion: February 2, 2008

A Prairie Home Companion: February 2, 2008

It is COLD here in the Midwest! Warm up with this stream of a show from 2008 featuring singer-songwriter Nanci Griffith (pictured) and the Virginia virtuosos Robin and Linda Williams.

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A Prairie Home Companion: January 26, 2008

A Prairie Home Companion: January 26, 2008

This week, huddle close together for another stream of a classic winter episode! With special guests Chuck Mead, Becky Schlegel, Nellie McKay, and humorist Roy Blount Jr. (pictured).

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A Prairie Home Companion: January 19, 2008

A Prairie Home Companion: January 19, 2008

Guests include award-winning English trumpet soloist Alison Balsom, country singer Suzy Bogguss (pictured), steel guitar wiz Joe Savage, guitarist Dan Neale, and the multi-talented John Niemann.

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