Tom Keith: Sound Effects Man (A Prairie Home Companion) by Garrison KeillorTom Keith: Sound Effects Man (A Prairie Home Companion) by Garrison Keillor

Tom Keith: Sound Effects Man (A Prairie Home Companion)

byGarrison KeillorContribution byGarrison Ensemble castRead byTom Keith

Audio Book (CD) | August 7, 2012

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Tom Keith had a wonderful ear for sound and beautiful sense of comic timing.  As a schoolboy imitator of birds, livestock, and people being punched in the face, he had natural abilities that pointed to a career in the Live Radio Sound Effects Production Industry. But by the time he graduated from the University of Minnesota in the late ’60s, that once well-traveled career path was deserted. Tom joined the Marines instead, and he learned to mimic helicopters and do seven different kinds of explosion.  Still there were no jobs, so he took an engineering post, babysitting a public radio transmitter while a tall, quiet writer tried to turn his imaginary world into a show. Tom was enlisted as an accomplice and immediately found his calling, eventually entertaining millions as the regular sound-effects man for A Prairie Home Companion.
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...
Title:Tom Keith: Sound Effects Man (A Prairie Home Companion)Format:Audio Book (CD)Dimensions:60 pages, 5.56 × 4.94 × 0.5 inPublished:August 7, 2012Publisher:Highbridge CompanyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1611747961

ISBN - 13:9781611747966

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Table of Contents

  • Gunflint Trail
  • The Big Meanie
  • Inner Passage
  • March Madness
  • Bar Flies
  • Radio Decency
  • Bad Loon
  • Lutefisk
  • Café Boeuf
  • The Early Days
  • St. Andrew’s Day
  • Editorial Reviews

    “Keith’s sound effects spark the imagination—and lots of laughter.”