Posted at 11:18 AM on January 2, 2010
by Julia Schrenkler
Continuing the theme of capturing last year, A Prairie Home Companion steps up with The Best of 2009:
This week on A Prairie Home Companion, we present some highlights from our 2009 season including Pat Donohue, Brad Paisley and Sam Bush performing "Stealin' From Chet" at the Ryman Auditorium, Elvis Costello as an English author and stuttering son of the Earl of Twickerham in an epsiode of Guy Noir, and Martin Sheen as a flim- flamming, four flushing, shortchanging, deckstackin' yahoo in an episode of The Lives of the Cowboys. Plus, Marvin and Mavis Smiley's tribute to Bruce Springsteen, Nellie McKay's tribute to Doris Day, and Patty Loveless sings "The Bramble and the Rose." In Lake Wobegon, the story of Margie Krepsbach checking herself into a hotel for Mother's Day to watch movies.