Singing greats celebrate the art of the duet from live broadcasts of A Prairie Home Companion Duet singing continues to be one of the hallmarks of A Prairie Home Companion, America’s favorite live radio variety show. Following in the grand tradition of the original A Prairie Home Companion Duets collection, Duets 2 gathers even more outstanding performances from the show’s archives, revealing the magic that occurs when two voices meet in front of a live audience.
Duets 2 features performances from some of the greatest names in the music world, including Garrison Keillor and Sara Watkins, The Every Brothers, Emmylou Harris and Mark Knopfler, Robin and Linda Williams, Gillian Welch and David Rawlings, Jearlyn and Jevetta Steele, Suzy Bogguss and Steve Wariner, The Civil Wars, The Cactus Blossoms, Storyhill, Jim Kweskin and Geoff Muldaur, Heather Masse and Aoife O’Donovan, and many more!
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.