Great music is a hallmark of A Prairie Home Companion,
and some of the best features pairs of guests harmonizing.
This new collection brings together 14 of the best vocal and instrumental duets featured on A Prairie Home Companion, performed by a range of artists, including The Everly Brothers, Robin and Linda Williams, Leo Kottke and Iris DeMent, Gillian Welch and David Rawlings, Emmylou Harris and Mark Knopfler, Chet Atkins and Jethro Burns, and Garrison Keillor and Meryl Streep.
- Blues Stay Away from Me—The Everly Brothers
- Early—Garrison Keillor and Becky Schlegel
- The Oak and the Laurel—Laurie Lewis and Tom Rozum
- Banks of Marble—Leo Kottke and Iris DeMent
- Autumn Leaves—Chet Atkins and Jethro Burns
- Visions of Mother and Dad —Robin and Linda Williams
- Barnyard Dance—Bill Hinkley and Judy Larson
- Dr. Wang—Richard Dworsky and Dan Chouinard
- Orphan Girl—Gillian Welch and David Rawlings
- Baby, It's Cold Outside—Walter Bobbie and Faith Prince
- Fiddlin' Around—Chet Atkins and Johnny Gimble
- Under the Stars—Garrison Keillor and Kate MacKenzie
- Charlie's Waltz—Richard Dworsky and Anthony Ross
- In the Garden—Garrison Keillor and Meryl Streep
- Old Fashioned Love—Butch Thompson and Duke Heitger
- Hard Times Come Again No More—Garrison Keillor and Renée Fleming
- Next Time I'm in Town—Garrison Keillor and Chet Atkins, Mark Knopfler and Emmylou Harris
- T for Texas (Blue Yodel No. 1)—The Everly Brothers
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.
Fans of country, blues, and traditional music would be hard put to come up with a better and more varied collection than Duets.
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