Garrison Keillor

IN THE SPIRIT OF RUSS RINGSAK from David Edin, Merchandise Manager

IN THE SPIRIT OF RUSS RINGSAK from David Edin, Merchandise Manager
Russ Ringsak was the truck driver and a writer for A Prairie Home Companion, but his involvement with the show goes all the way back to its humble ...

The Department of Folk Song

The Department of Folk Song
The Best Folk Songs Come From Folks Like You Here are some songs that other folks have submitted:The Minnesota Farmer’s LullabyAn old farm wife r...

The Keillor Reader by Garrison Keillor

The Kindle version of 'The Keillor Reader is still available here >>>. (all other formats are out of print from Penguin/Random House) Here...

From the Archives: The News from Lake Wobegon - The Best of 1982

From the Archives: The News from Lake Wobegon - The Best of 1982
Everyone has a different Lake Wobegon story that they remember from the live A Prairie Home Companion broadcasts and call in or write to see if a...

Prudence Johnson

Prudence Johnson
  Prudence Johnson's silky voice has taken her from the Midwest to the Middle East, honky-tonks to Carnegie Hall, theater stages to the silver scr...

From the Archives: Garrison Keillor's The News from Lake Wobegon - The Best of 1981

From the Archives: Garrison Keillor's The News from Lake Wobegon - The Best of 1981
RETURN TO Lake Wobegon! Everyone has a different Lake Wobegon story that they remember from the live A Prairie Home Companion broadcasts and call i...

Heather Masse - Beautiful Dreamer

Heather Masse - Beautiful Dreamer
New York-based singer-songwriter Heather Masse is a member of the acclaimed Juno Award-winning Canadian band The Wailin' Jennys, and she has perfor...

Archive Fun: Emmylou Harris

Archive Fun: Emmylou Harris
Born in Alabama and raised in North Carolina and Virginia, Emmylou Harris began playing the guitar at 16. A few years later, she recorded her firs...

Pat Donohue

Pat Donohue
Grammy™-nominated Pat Donohue (guitar) is a native and resident of St. Paul, Minnesota. He is a National Finger picking Guitar Champion and an inno...

Chet Atkins Remembered

Chet Atkins Remembered
A Eulogy for Chet Atkins As delivered by Garrison Keillor at Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN, July 3, 2001 "Dear Garrison, "I went up home to east ...

Tom Keith: Sound Effect Man

Tom Keith: Sound Effect Man
  Tom Keith provides sound effects and character voices for A Prairie Home Companion. A St. Paul native, Keith has performed with Garrison Keillor...

Robin & Linda Williams: A Better Day A-Coming

Robin & Linda Williams: A Better Day A-Coming
Robin and Linda Williams first appeared on A Prairie Home Companion in 1975, the same year they recorded their first album. Their most recent rel...