We are big fans of Garrison Keillor, A Prairie Home Companion, and News From Lake Wobegon. All our reviews on 1 page. Click on picture for Amazon page.
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A Prairie Home Companion My Little Town 3 CD set The centerpiece of My Little Town, a Garrison Keillor collection is CD 3 where a montage of various News segments on A Prairie Home Companion tell the story of how Pastor Inqvist and his family left Lake Wobegon and were replaced by the younger and more liberal Pastor Liz. review
A Prairie Home Companion – Summer Love: A Mostly musical 2 CD record of the 2010 Prairie Home Companion tour. Review
A Prairie Home Comedy 2 CD set Reissue of 1988 release. is a compilation of 34 funny songs and comedy sketches featuring Garrison Keillor on 2 CD. Review
Garrison Keillor Even More Pretty Good Jokes (2009) 2 CD set of the best of the Prairie Home Companion jokes shows from the past 3 years as of 2009) .Read the review
Lake Wobegon Loyalty Days. Personal favorite for the brilliant Lutheran’s Guide to the Orchestra. Read Full Review
Garrison Keillor Songs of the Cat A must have for cat fanciers. Read Full Review
A Prairie Home Companion English Majors, a comedy collection for the highly literate. Good stuff. Read Full Review
Church People – The Lutherans of Lake Wobegon. Good 2 CD set but not the kind of humor kids on a long drive will appreciate. Review
Garrison Keillor -Lake Wobegon USA – Fertility. CD includes title track, Krebsbachs’ Vacation, 6 Labors of Faher Wilmer,and Prophet. Read the review
Lake Wobegon USA – Patience Includes Aunt Ellie, Duke’s 25th, You’re Not the Only One read the review
Lake Wobegon USA – Youth. Includes Blue Devils, Nostalgia, Pageant, and Messy Shoes. Read the review
Lake Wobegon USA – Rhubarb includes Rhubarb, Yellow Ribbon, Sweet Corn, and The Sun’s Gonna Shine Someday. Read the review
Garrison Keillor Liberty audio book version, of course with Keillor as reader. Read the review
The first Prairie Home Companion Farewell show. Pretty good. Read the full review
A Prairie Home Companion 2nd Annual Farewell Performance: Lots of music including the Everly Brothers and Robin and Linda Williams. A solid 21/2 hours show. Read the review
Garrison Keillor 3rd Annual Farewell Performance News From Lake Wobegon and other fun stuff Read the review.
A Prairie Home Companion 4th Annual Farewell Performance. This show is much faster paced than what Garrison Keillor fans are now used to. It features a lot more music and the music itself is more traditional, tending towards gospel, traditionals, and bluegrass. Read the full review
Hope – More News From Lake Wobegon. 2008 reissue of 1989 collection. Hope contains the stories Truckstop, Smokes, The Perils of Spring, and Let Us Pray. Great stuff. Read Full Review
A Prairie Home Companion The Christmas Companion. Play at home Garrison Keillor Christmas Show, A bit of everything. two comedy Cds and two solid hours of Xmas related material Read Full Review
The Adventures of Guy Noir 2006-07 2 CDs 11 stories The story lines to Guy Noir episodes are always a mix of situation comedy and the noir mystery style and this mixture is at its best on the eleven tracks in this 2 comedy CD collection. Read Full Review
More News From Lake Wobegon – Faith includes 4 News segments: Rotten Apples, O Death, The Wise Men, and A trip to Grand Rapids. Read Full Review
Guy Noir Radio Private Eye – Early and very different stories.The early Guy Noir adventures on this CD tend to be fairly repetitive: Guy gets a call from someone where Garrison Keillor is taping the show, sort of investigates it, not much happens aside from a few jokes, and then he closes the case. Read Full Review
Garrison Keillor Local Man Moves to the City. 1990-91 period. New York City version of the show. Review
A Prairie Home Companion – It’s Only A Show. 2 CDs a bit of everything.2 skit comedy CD set of funny songs, serious tunes, fake comic commercials like Beebopareebop, Rhubarb Pie and Bertha’s Kitty Boutique, the usual humorous skits (Lives Of The Cowboys, English Majors, Guy Noir) from Garrison Keillor’s Public Radio show, and, of course the News From Lake Wobegon Read Full Review
Garrison Keillor: Gospel Birds: Babe Ruth, Mazumbo, and original Bob’s Last Show and another lesser story, Sylvester Krueger’s Desk Read Full Review
More News From Lake Wobegon. Reissued on CD in 2008. Contains the CDs Faith, Hope, Love, and Humor Read Full Review
Dusty and Lefty The Lives of the Cowboys.There are 6 complete stories by Garrison Keillor on this 10-track cowboy comedy CD, the other 4 being song excerpts from other Lives Of The Cowboys skits Read Full Review
Mother, Father, Uncle, Aunt 2 CDs 10 Lake Wobegon News.The 10 stories on Mother, Father, Uncle, Aunt bear the original Keillor signature of an interesting, sometimes poignant story about simple folk in a small town. Read Full Review
WLT A Radio Romance Keillor should stick to radio. Read Full Review
A Prairie Home Companion Commercial Radio a great compilation comedy CD of the very best of the fake but very funny commercials aired on A Prairie Home Companion between 1997 and 2004. . Read Full Review
Prairie Home Companion 10th Anniversary 1984. 10th Anniversary is going to satisfy you thirst for funny songs, comic skits, and nice, humorous, and non-repetitive news from Lake Wobegon. Great stuff. Read Full Review
The Robert Altman movie. Garrison Keillor, GK in the movie, is giving his usual show while the man who bought the show’s home, the Fitzgerald Theatre, is coming to town to close it and tear it down. Altman simply films the last show as well as the goings on backstage. Read Full Review
Never Better – Stories From Lake Wobegon 2 CDs 10 solid stories as aired on A Prairie Home Companion in 2005 and 2006. Includes the Flying Elvises and The March of the Turtles Read Full Review
Garrison Keillor Tourists: Fans of the more esoteric music featured on Garrison Keillor ‘s public radio show will drool over Tourists, a Prairie Home Companion CD featuring klezmer, balalaika, country, bluegrass, French-Canadian, and zydeco music. Read the review
Garrison Keillor Pontoon A Novel of Lake Wobegon. Not brilliant but still better as an audio book. Read Full Review
A Christmas Blizzard – Read by the authorThis 5 CD set is not a Christmas classic by far. The story is too loose and unfocused for that. A Christmas Blizzard also does not feature any characters you hear about on the News segment of A Prairie Home Companio Review
Vocal Essence – Hymn to Potatoes. Serious and not serious music from A Prairie Home Companion. Keillor gets to sing too. Read Full Review
Vocal Essence – Over The River & Through The Woods. 2 disc gospels and hymns collection as heard on the show. Read Full Review
- 68A few skits, lots of music including the Everly Brothers: a solid show
- 672 Garrison Keillor CD set from when Wobegon was not political.
- 64Good stuff including a 2 part 40-minute News From Lake Wobegon
- 62A 2 CD Prairie Home Companion set with more music and less talk.
- 59Features Aunt Ellie, Duke s 25th, and You re Not the Only One.