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All in Due Time by Richard Dworsky

All in Due Time by Richard Dworsky
"All in Due Time is a collection of my stylistically diverse original compositions, recorded in collaboration with some of my amazingly gifted fri...

Giving thanks to Writer's Almanac fans

Giving thanks to Writer's Almanac fans
This Thanksgiving, we would like to express our gratitude to the fans of The Writer’s Almanac who inspired us to keep producing new episodes after ...

A Prairie Home Companion: Duets 2

A Prairie Home Companion: Duets 2
“The world is full of lonesome singers, bless their hearts, who need to tell us about their empty days and weepy nights, but the answer to their di...

The Ryman Auditorium x Prairie Home History

The Ryman Auditorium x Prairie Home History
One of our staff members recently visited Nashville, TN with his traveling senior softball team (yes, this is a true story!) and he popped into th...

Ricky Skaggs

Ricky Skaggs
Known worldwide as a country music superstar, Ricky Skaggs has recently been returning to his musical roots: bluegrass. He's even created his own r...

A Prairie Home Companion LIVE

A Prairie Home Companion LIVE
Beamed into nearly 570 U.S. movie theaters last February, this special "cinecast" performance of A Prairie Home Companion at the Fitzgerald Theater...

Old Sweet Songs from A Prairie Home Companion: 1974 - 1976

Old Sweet Songs from A Prairie Home Companion: 1974 - 1976
Producer's note: The ¼-inch, 2-track tapes we used to record the earliest episodes of A Prairie Home Companion have survived flood, smoke damage, a...

Poet Interview: Barbara Crooker

Poet Interview:  Barbara Crooker
The 2017 poetry collection Les Fauves is your most recent book. What is ekphrastic poetry? Ekphrastic poetry is just a fancy term for poems that ha...

Joyce Sutphen

Joyce Sutphen
It's the birthday of poet Joyce Sutphen (books by this author), born near St. Joseph, Minnesota (1949). She grew up on a small farm. She was one of...

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Percy Bysshe Shelley
It's the birthday of the English Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, (books by this author) born in Sussex, England (1792). One of his most famous ...

Anniversary Album: First Five Years

Anniversary Album: First Five Years
The Anniversary Album features a roundup of comedy sketches, songs and stories from the early years of A Prairie Home Companion. If you showed up o...

An Interview with Jearlyn Steele

An Interview with Jearlyn Steele
With her palpable passion for music & song, Jearlyn Steele has become a favorite of A Prairie Home Companion fans. Jearlyn Steele first sang wi...