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When I Get Home
     

When I Get Home

by Garrison Keillor (Introduction)
 

You’ve heard Garrison Keillor and the Guy's All-Star Shoe Band perform on the radio. Now you can enjoy their feel-good music on this collection.

A Prairie Home Companionlisteners are frequently treated to a song—sometimes to a familiar tune, sometimes to original music—with words by Garrison Keillor.

In them, he sings of home, love,

Overview

You’ve heard Garrison Keillor and the Guy's All-Star Shoe Band perform on the radio. Now you can enjoy their feel-good music on this collection.

A Prairie Home Companionlisteners are frequently treated to a song—sometimes to a familiar tune, sometimes to original music—with words by Garrison Keillor.

In them, he sings of home, love, friendship, family, faith, or just plain fun. These sixteen songs, specially recorded for this collection, are some of his best.

“I carry this solemn mug around in public to encourage strangers to mind their manners, but when I get home I am glad to make faces, quack like a duck, dance a little dance, and even sing a little. For many years now I have felt at home on the radio. These are some of the songs.”—Garrison Keillor

Tracks:
1. What Floats Your Boat
2. My Grandfather’s Clock
3. My Love Is Like a Red Red Rose
4. Homestead on the Farm
5. Everybody Knows It
6. Home on the Range 7. Boy’s Best Friend
8. Frankie and Johnny
9. What’ll I Do
10. Old Backstage
11. There Once Was a Shy Young Man
12. My Minnesota Home
13. Nearer My God to Thee
14. Only for You
15. Goodbye to My Uncles
16. Tell My Ma

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781598870657
Publisher:
HighBridge Company
Publication date:
06/12/2006
Edition description:
Music recording; 1 hour on 1 CD
Pages:
1
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 5.62(h) x 0.39(d)

Meet the Author


GUY'S ALL-STAR SHOE BAND is also known to millions of fans as the house band for the radio program A Prairie Home Companion.

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.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
St. Paul, Minnesota
Date of Birth:
August 7, 1942
Place of Birth:
Anoka, Minnesota
Education:
B.A., University of Minnesota, 1966

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