Tim Russell: Man of a Thousand Voices (A Prairie Home Companion)

Tim Russell: Man of a Thousand Voices (A Prairie Home Companion)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781622312221
Publisher: HighBridge Company
Publication date: 09/17/2013
Edition description: Original radio broadcast; 1 hour
Pages: 60
Product dimensions: 4.80(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Garrison Keillor is America’s favorite storyteller. For more than 35 years, as the host of A Prairie Home Companion, he has captivated millions of listeners with his weekly News from Lake Wobegon monologues. A Prairie Home Companion is heard on hundreds of public radio stations, as well as America One, the Armed Forces Networks, Sirius Satellite Radio, and via a live audio webcast. 
Keillor is also the author of several books and a frequent contributor to national publications including Time, The New Yorker, and National Geographic, in addition to writing his own syndicated column. He has been awarded a National Humanities Medal from the National Endowment of the Humanities. When not touring, he resides in St. Paul, Minnesota.

TIM RUSSELL is a well-known Minneapolis radio personality and voice actor. Using his many character voices, Tim has voiced award-winning (CLIO) radio and television commercials since 1975. He’s noted for his versatility, comic timing, and variety of announcer and character voice styles. As an actor on A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor, a nationally known public radio show heard weekly by over four million listeners, Tim has performed celebrity voices from presidents (Bush, Kerry) to celebrity governors (Ventura, Scwarzenegger) to dozens of regular characters in the show’s popular comedy sketches. Tim is the voice behind Dusty from “Lives of the Cowboys,” Fred Farell, and all of the “Famous Celebrities” to name a few. Tim’s character voices for A Prairie Home Companion have made his voice and comedy acting nationally recognized. Locally, he’s been voted Best Radio Host by Mpls / St. Paul Magazine and Outstanding Broadcast Personality by the Minnesota Broadcasters Association. Tim has worked at WCCO radio stations in Minneapolis for over thirty years.


St. Paul, Minnesota

Date of Birth:

August 7, 1942

Place of Birth:

Anoka, Minnesota


B.A., University of Minnesota, 1966

Table of Contents


  • Heavenly Celebrities
  • Who’s on the Show
  • The Lives of the Cowboys
  • Santa
  • Conversation With F. Scott
  • Presidents
  • Fritz Electronics
  • Kerouac
  • Dad
  • Earl’s School of Language
  • Fred Farrell
  • Song of the Vampire
  • Guy Noir, Private Eye
  • Paul Bunyan
  • Bud’s Coffee
  • Catchup
  • Pharma-Jones
  • Guy’s Shoes
  • Celebrity Valentines

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