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Sounding Off! Garrison Keillor’s Classic Sound Effect Sketches featuring Fred Newman

Performance - Spoken Word
Performance: Humor / Comedy
  1 hour(s)
Publication date: 10/25/2016

Sounding Off! Garrison Keillor’s Classic Sound Effect Sketches featuring Fred Newman

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Audio CD ISBN:9781681683423
Digital Download ISBN:9781681683430


The very best of Garrison Keillor's classic, laugh-out-loud sound effects sketches featuring renowned sound effects wizard Fred Newman.

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Product Description

For some fans of public radio's beloved A Prairie Home Companion, it's all about the wild, unpredictable, "how does he do that?" artistry of sound effects specialist Fred Newman. Hand-picked from nearly two decades of live broadcasts, Sounding Off! spotlights Fred's unique talents in performance with host Garrison Keillor and the hilarious radio acting cast of A Prairie Home Companion. Fred's vocal characterizations are boundless, and his sound arsenal features loons and babies, singing whales and stomping pterodactyls, lovesick elk, patriotic dolphins, rampaging chainsaws, and much more. The collectible CD edition features a full-color booklet with photo-essay and notes by Fred Newman, offering a behind-the-scenes tour his sound effects artistry.

Author Bio

Garrison Keillor is America’s favorite storyteller. For more than 40 years, as the host of A Prairie Home Companion, he has captivated millions of listeners with his weekly News from Lake Wobegon monologues, original sketches, and musical performances from a multitude of genres. A Prairie Home Companion is heard on hundreds of public radio stations, as well as America One, the Armed Forces Networks, Sirius Satellite Radio, and via a live audio webcast. He is a bestselling author and has been honored with Grammy, ACE, and Peabody awards.

Fred Newman is an actor, writer, musician and sound designer for film and TV. He has created voices and sounds for dozens of movies including Gremlins I & II, Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, and Practical Magic. Fred has received two Emmy nominations for his work on PBS's Between the Lions, and he has been a featured performer on A Prairie Home Companion since 2002.