April 12, 2008 broadcast with Nellie McKay, Prudence Johnson, Raul Melo, and Chris Thile
This week on A Prairie Home Companion, we return to The Town Hall in New York City for our Spring Sonnet contest (see details below). This week's special guests include eclectic singer-songwriter Nellie McKay, sultry alto Prudence Johnson, Metropolitan Opera tenor Raul Melo, and mandolin maestro Chris Thile. Also with us, The Royal Academy of Radio Actors; Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman, The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, and The News from Lake Wobegon. Join us this week, for a poetic exploration into the human heart and the power of love.