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Comedy Reviews - CD - Garrison Keillor - Songs Of The Cat

Songs Of The Cat

Songs of the Cat
with Frederica Von Slade
HighBridge Audio

Fans of Garrison Keillor, Prairie Home Companion, and News from Lake Wobegon (Lake Woebegone to some) are familiar with Keillor's funny jokes and funny skits about cats. Bertha's Kitty Boutique is one of the many so-called sponsors of Prairie Home Companion and probably the fake commercial with the most funny jokes and funny stories. Fans of funny song Cds will appreciate Songs of the Cat even more. Any cat lover must have this Garrison Keillor CD  with opera singer Frederica Von Slade and a good orchestra to sing many funny songs about a single woman's favorite companion: the cat

The Cat Came Back is a classic, the National Film Board of Canada animation of this funny song is probably one of the best funny cartoons they have ever made. Garrison Keillor and Frederica Von Slade do wonders for this old chestnut. This CD with 19 funny songs and a beautiful liner is great. On Songs of the Cat Keillor and Von Slade explore many musical genres and though Keillor's voice is not that great (something all listeners of the funny Lake Woebegone stories can tell you) he does quite well for himself on this funny song anthology. Particularly funny songs, although they all are, are Beethoven Chased By Rossini, The Rescue Cat, Guilt and Shame (something cats cannot possibly feel) and, my personal favorite, The In And Out Song.

Songs of the Cat makes a great Christmas gift or great gag gift for the single woman or cat lover in your life.

1-The Cat Came Back
2-The Hallelujah Patrol
3-The Mystery
4-The Cats of Cash
5- Dance To My Cats
6- Eine Kleine Kat
7- In Memory of Our Cat, Ralph
8- Alaska Cats
9- Beethoven Chased by Rossini
10- Near Death: Or, The Search Rewarded
11- Oy, Chuck and Katie
12- Forty Miles
13- The Rescue Cat
14- My Grandmother's Cat
15- As I Walked Out
15- Cats May Safely Sleep
16- Guilt and Shame
17- Out in the Catskill Mountains
18- Cat, You Better Come Home
19- The In and Out Song.

Other Garrison Keillor Reviews

The Christmas Companion With Garrison Keillor: 2 comedy CD set great stocking stuffer

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Local Man Moves To The City: different from what you are used to on the Prairie Home Companion show.

A Prairie Home Companion It's Only A Show: Prairie Home Companion compilation from HighBridge Audio,

Comedy Theater: For those who remember a kinder, gentler Prairie Home Companion

Gospel Birds: This Garrison Keillor CD is definitely better than what we have heard in the last couple of years or so as News From Lake Wobegone

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More News From Lake Wobegon: the stories from More News From Lake Wobegon are funny

Dusty And Lefty The Lives Of The Cowboys: 6 complete stories on this 10-track cowboy comedy CD

Mother, Father, Uncle, Aunt: 2 Garrison Keillor CD set from when Wobegon was not political.

WLT A Radio Romance: How often do you get to suggest to a novelist to stick to the news?

A Prairie Home Companion Commercial Radio: great compilation comedy CD of Prairie Home Companion commercials

A Prairie Home Companion 10th Anniversary: A less preachy time in Lake Wobegon history.

A Prairie Home Companion - The Movie: Decent movie version of Garrisson Keillor Lake Wobegone radio show

Never Better Stories From Lake Wobegon: 10 News From Lake Wobegon on 2 CDs. Good stuff all around.

Lake Wobegon Loyalty Days: includes perhaps Garrison Keillor's best track ever: The Young Lutheran's Guide to the Orchestra.

Pontoon A Lake Wobegon Novel - Audio Book - Capsule Review: A bowling ball containing the ashes of a Lake Wobegon resident is scheduled to be dropped in the lake as another is having a wedding ceremony on it.

Pontoon A Lake Wobegon Novel - Audio Book Full Review: Better as an audiobook than as a paperback.

More News From Lake Wobegon - Hope: CD reissue of 1989 More News From Lake Wobegon set. A kindler, gentler time and stories

More News From Lake Wobegon - Faith: 4 News segments: Rotten Apples, O Death, The Wise Men, and A trip to Grand Rapids.

English Majors A comedy collection for the highly literate: Perfect gift for the college graduate and funny too.

A Prairie Home Companion - Duets: A who's who of music and the American songbook.

A Prairie Home Companion 4th Annual Farewell Performance: A 2 CD Prairie Home Companion set with more music and less talk.

A Prairie Home Companion 2nd Annual Farewell Performance: A few skits, lots of music including the Everly Brothers: a solid show

A Prairie Home Companion Final Performance: The first final performance. Good but not the best.

A Prairie Home Companion 3rd Annual Farewell Performance: Good stuff including a 2 part 40-minute News From Lake Wobegon

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Liberty - A Lake Wobegon Novel - Audio Book: One of the better Lake Wobegon novels, this Garrison Keillor audio book is darker and features some adult situations.

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Lake Wobegon USA - Youth: Features Blue Devils, Nostalgia, O Christmas Tree, Pageant, and Messy Shoes

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Even More Pretty Good Jokes 2CD set: Best of the last 3 years of the Prairie Home Companion Joke Show

A Christmas Blizzard: A non-Lake Wobegon Christmas yarn is decent enough.

Prairie Home Comedy - Radio Songs & Sketches: Lots and lots of musical comedy plus some short skits.

Church People - The Lutherans of Lake Wobegon: Lots of Lutheran based humor the kids are not going to get.

Motherhood: Not quite as good as expected and very loosely about motherhood

Summer Love: A mostly musical record of the Prairie Home Companion 2010 tour in a country western vein.

My Little Town - Stories From Lake Wobegon: 3 CD set includes the story of the Inqvist s departure.



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