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Chris Thile steps to the mic as the new host of the live public radio variety show A Prairie Home Companion. Download Chris’s Song of the Week plus other highlights from the broadcast. Produced by American Public Media.

Chris Thile steps to the mic as the new host of the live public radio variety show A Prairie Home Companion. Download Chris’s Song of the Week plus other highlights from the broadcast. Produced by American Public Media.
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United States

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Chris Thile steps to the mic as the new host of the live public radio variety show A Prairie Home Companion. Download Chris’s Song of the Week plus other highlights from the broadcast. Produced by American Public Media.

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English


Episodes

Ornaments - December 9, 2017

12/9/2017
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Chris Thile's Song of the Week, "Ornaments," from our December 9, 2017 broadcast, with Aoife O'Donovan, Rich Dworsky, Mike Elizondo, Alex Hargreaves, Julian Lage, and Ted Poor.

Duration: 00:04:48


The Dreamchasers - December 2, 2017

12/2/2017
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Chris Thile's Song of the Week, "The Dreamchasers," from our December 2, 2017 broadcast, with Sarah Jarosz, Rich Dworsky, Mike Elizondo, Julian Lage, Ted Poor, and Gabe Witcher.

Duration: 00:03:47


Pants - November 25, 2017

11/25/2017
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A message from our sponsor, Container Pants: the only Big Pants you'll ever need! (originally from our November 19, 2016 broadcast)

Duration: 00:01:20


Animal Shelter - November 25, 2017

11/25/2017
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A look at some of the alternative choices available at your local animal shelter, a script originally from our November 19, 2016 broadcast.

Duration: 00:03:49


Smartphone - November 25, 2017

11/25/2017
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Sure Siri's professional and efficient, but now you can customize your phone with fun new personalities -- a script originally from our November 19, 2016 broadcast.

Duration: 00:02:04


I Made This for You - November 18, 2017

11/18/2017
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Download Chris Thile's Song of the Week, "I Made This for You," from our November 18, 2017 rebroadcast (originally from November 12, 2016). The band: Lydia Rogers of The Secret Sisters, Rich Dworsky, Stuart Duncan, Chris Eldridge, Greg Garrison, and Roy "Futureman" Wooten.

Duration: 00:03:44


Dates - November 11, 2017

11/11/2017
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Download Chris Thile's Song of the Week, "Dates," from our November 11, 2017 rebroadcast (originally from October 22, 2016). The band: Sarah Jarosz, Rich Dworsky, Chris Eldridge, Brittany Haas, Paul Kowert, Ted Poor.

Duration: 00:04:52


No Place Like Home - November 4, 2017

11/4/2017
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The Song of the Week, Nickel Creek's "No Place Like Home," from our November 4, 2017 broadcast.

Duration: 00:04:19


Death is the Scourge of the Living - October 28, 2017

10/28/2017
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Chris Thile's Song of the Week, "Death is the Scourge of the Living," from our October 28, 2017 broadcast, with Madison Cunningham, Rich Dworsky, Paul Kowert, Ted Poor, Sean Watkins, and Gabe Witcher.

Duration: 00:05:05


Music For Leaves That Are Changing Colors and Not Making Me Think About My Own Mortality - October 21, 2017

10/21/2017
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Chris Thile's Song of the Week, "Music For Leaves That Are Changing Colors and Not Making Me Think About My Own Mortality," from our October 21, 2017 broadcast, with Rich Dworsky, Matt Chamberlain, Chris Eldridge, Brittany Haas, and Paul Kowert.

Duration: 00:03:43


Calvin and the Ghosties - October 14, 2017

10/14/2017
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Chris Thile's Song of the Week, "Calvin and the Ghosties," from our October 14, 2017 broadcast, with Rachael Price, Rich Dworsky, Matt Chamberlain, Brittany Haas, Paul Kowert, and Sean Watkins.

Duration: 00:05:25


Prescription - October 7, 2017

10/7/2017
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Chris Thile's Song of the Week, "Prescription," from our October 7, 2017 season premiere broadcast, with Emily King, Rich Dworsky, Chris Eldridge, Brittany Haas, Paul Kowert, and Ted Poor.

Duration: 00:03:49


Meditation App - September 30, 2017

9/30/2017
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"Breathe in. (breath) Let the sound of the sand wash over you. Breathe out. Your entire being is light." - A word from the Fritz Electronics Meditation App, a script originally from our October 15, 2016 broadcast.

Duration: 00:04:10


Bertrand Falstaff Heine -Day Care Reconnaissance

9/25/2017
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Staff critic Bertrand Falstaff Heine delves deep into the apple juice cult of child care in a script originally from our May 20, 2017 broadcast.

Duration: 00:04:44


Catchup - September 2, 2017

9/2/2017
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A message from the Catchup Advisory Board, originally from our February 11, 2017 broadcast.

Duration: 00:02:36


Bertrand Falstaff Heine - August 26, 2017

8/26/2017
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Bertrand Falstaff Heine samples the songs of the trucking industry, in a script originally from our February 4, 2017 broadcast.

Duration: 00:03:21


A Mother Orders - July 29, 2017

7/29/2017
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"Petey! The raccoons have knocked over the garbage again. Would you be a dear and clean that up?" -- Download the "A Mother Orders" script, originally from our May 20, 2017 broadcast.

Duration: 00:03:30


Gutenberg Pressed Juice - July 22, 2017

7/22/2017
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A visit to Gutenberg Pressed Juice, a locally sourced, farm-to-glass liquiteria for the literary set -- a script originally from our May 13, 2017 broadcast.

Duration: 00:02:48


A.N.Y. - July 15, 2017

7/15/2017
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"If you have a spare bedroom, a basement, if you could take in a family and its pets, we'd like to hear from you..." -- A message from Adopt a New Yorker, originally from our December 3, 2016 broadcast

Duration: 00:02:35


Animal Shelter - November 19, 2016

7/8/2017
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A look at some of the alternative choices available at your local animal shelter, a script originally from our November 19, 2016 broadcast.

Duration: 00:03:51

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