I always thought Guy’s All Star Shoe Band never got enough credit for the success of A Prairie Home Companion.
The genius of Rich Dworsky cannot be overstated.
So it’s good news that Dworsky is remaining with the show now that Garrison Keillor has retired. He’ll be music director of an entirely new band, new host Chris Thile has announced, according to Current.
We don’t yet know what it will all sound like. We will on October 15.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories but reflections , observations, and debate.