Dec 23, 2019
About This Episode
Celebrate the best country and
western music from the 30s through the 80s in this third
installment of the popular Big Top Opry series led by Severin
Behnen and Corey Carlson. The Blue Canvas Orchestra and special
guests bring together the music of Hank Williams, Patsy Cline,
Merle Haggard, Dolly Parton, Johnny Cash and many more stars of the
Grand Ole Opry. This show mashes up our favorites from Big Top
Opry, and Big Top Opry 2: The Outlaw Years.
About Michael Perry
Michael Perry is a New York Times
bestselling author, humorist and radio show host from New Auburn,
Perry's bestselling memoirs include
Population 485, Truck: A Love Story, Coop, and Visiting Tom, and
his latest, Montaigne in Barn Boots: An Amateur Ambles Through
Philosophy. His first book for young readers, The Scavengers, was
published in 2014 and first novel for adult readers, The Jesus Cow,
was published in May of 2015.
Raised on a small Midwestern dairy
farm, Perry put himself through nursing school while working on a
ranch in Wyoming, then wandered into writing. He lives with his
wife and two daughters in rural Wisconsin, where he serves on the
local volunteer fire and rescue service and is an intermittent pig
farmer. He hosts the nationally-syndicated "Tent Show Radio,"
performs widely as a humorist, and tours with his band the Long
Beds (currently recording their third album for Amble Down
Records). He has recorded three live humor albums including Never
Stand Behind A Sneezing Cow and The Clodhopper Monologues.
Learn more about Michael and where
to get his publications at www.sneezingcow.com.
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