Classic episodes from the “A Prairie Home Companion” archives
Featuring singer Aoife O’Donovan (pictured), who talks to Dusty and Lefty about algorithms and a mysterious case of the yodels.
Featuring Delbert McClinton (pictured), a spoof on The Odyssey, and a word from Narco Bran Breakfast Flakes: “suddenly I feel really, really good.”
Featuring singer-songwriter Iris Dement (pictured), a remake of “Hamlet,” and the Story of Bob, A Young Artist, brought to you by Rainbow Motor Oil.
A 2002 episode with a script about how to carve a Jack-O-Lantern, and some tragic words about from the Professional Organization of English Majors.
A 2002 episode featuring the script “Fur House”: “If you’re tired of painting and re-painting your house, why not try fur—-not wood fir, but real fur.”
Broadcast from St. Paul, Minnesota, with Ledward Ka’apana, Owana Salazar (pictured), Dave Frishberg, Lynn Peterson, and Dan Newton with the Shoe Band.
Listen to this Season Opener Street Dance from 2002 with poet David Lehman, Latin band Salsa del Soul, and Dan Lund and Butch Thompson with the Shoe Band.
A rebroadcast of our February 17, 2001 show from St. Paul, Minnesota, with Cajun group BeauSoleil, Spencer Bohren (pictured) and Ralph Stanley.
A rebroadcast of our November 6, 1999, show from the Fitzgerald theater in St. Paul, Minnesota, with special guests the Del McCoury Band and Kelly Joe Phelps.
A rebroadcast of a show aired originally on May 13, 2000, from Pasadena, California, with Randy Newman and Nickel Creek.