Prairie Home Companion Turns 40

by Tony Shea on July 7, 2014

in SHEA GARAGE, UNCATEGORIZED

Prairie Home Companion, the beloved radio show, turned 40 over the weekend. Hosted by Garrison Keillor, the show has always been a homespun slice of American life, with its perennial cast of characters including Guy Noir Private Eye, Dusty and Lefty, as well as news from the fictional town of Lake Wobegon. To commemorate the 40th anniversary, Keillor wrote a sonnet to sum it all up.

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Tony Shea is based in New York, having recently moved from Los Angeles after more than a decade on the sunny coast. His short films have won numerous awards and screened at major festivals around the world including Comic-Con. As a musician, he is the lead singer for Los Angeles rock n’ roll band Candygram For Mongo (C4M) candygramformongo.com who has been a featured artist on Clear Channel Radio’s Discover New Music Program and whose songs have been heard on Battlestar Gallactica (Syfy Channel) and Unhitched (Fox) among other shows and films.

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