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Classic episodes from the “A Prairie Home Companion” archives

A Prairie Home Companion: June 19, 2010

A Prairie Home Companion: June 19, 2010

Our broadcast comes from a performance at the Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. With special guest, Bluegrass sensation Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder. Also with us, Kent, Ohio’s very own Jessica Lea Mayfield, vocalist Andra Suchy.

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A Prairie Home Companion: June 12, 2004

A Prairie Home Companion: June 12, 2004

From the Great Auditorium in Ocean Grove, New Jersey. Our musical guests include Bulgarian violin prodigy Bella Hristova, as well as acoustic guitar master Leo Kottke and singer Janis Hardy.

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A Prairie Home Companion: June 5, 2004

A Prairie Home Companion: June 5, 2004

This broadcast came from The Santa Barbara Bowl, in Southern California. With special guests, Elvin Bishop Sara Watkins , and the Royal Academy of Radio Actors; Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman.  

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A Prairie Home Companion: May 29, 2010

A Prairie Home Companion: May 29, 2010

Featuring a show from Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts in Vienna, VA with guests Tom Rush, Gillian Welch and Dave Rawlings Machine, and Inga Swearingen. 

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A Prairie Home Companion: May 22, 2010

A Prairie Home Companion: May 22, 2010

Featuring a performance from The Fox Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia. With special guests, humorist Roy Blount, Jr., folk singer-songwriter Caroline Herring, The  Steep Canyon Rangers, and blues-woman E.G. Kight.  

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A Prairie Home Companion: May 15, 1999

A Prairie Home Companion: May 15, 1999

Our featured show this week comes from Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, Minnesota, with folk singer Greg Brown and country musician Junior Brown, the Guy’s All-Star Shoe Band and The Royal Academy of Radio Actors.

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A Prairie Home Companion: May 8, 2010

A Prairie Home Companion: May 8, 2010

Our featured show comes to you from  The Town Hall in New York City with legendary pianist and composer, Dick Hyman, vocalist Andra Suchy, The Royal Academy of Radio Actors; Tim Russell, Sue Scott, Fred Newman, and Erica Rhodes.

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A Prairie Home Companion: May 1, 2004

A Prairie Home Companion: May 1, 2004

From the famous Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee our featured guests will include Peter Ostroushko, Katey Bellville, and Kacey Jones; the hillbilly band BR549; Johnny Gimble, the King of the Swing Fiddle; steel guitar legend Buddy Emmons; and multiple Grammy-winner Alison Krauss.

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A Prairie Home Companion: April 24, 1999

A Prairie Home Companion: April 24, 1999

Martin Sheen plays James Joyce in an episode of The Lives of the Cowboys, the late Frank Harte sings a tune from Finnegan’s Wake, and Pat Donohue has the Irish Blues. Plus, Sean O’Driscoll, Cathal McConnell and The Boys of the Lough, and Solas.

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A Prairie Home Companion: April 17, 2010

A Prairie Home Companion: April 17, 2010

Martin Sheen plays James Joyce in an episode of The Lives of the Cowboys, the late Frank Harte sings a tune from Finnegan’s Wake, and Pat Donohue has the Irish Blues. Plus, Sean O’Driscoll, Cathal McConnell and The Boys of the Lough, and Solas.

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