Fade to silence

2 November 2011 at 05:14 Leave a comment

“Tom was one of radio’s great clowns,” he said. “He was serious about silliness and worked hard to get a moo exactly right and the cluck too and the woof. His whinny was amazing — noble, vulnerable, articulate. He did bagpipes, helicopters, mortars, common drunks, caribou (and elands and elk and wapiti), garbage trucks backing up, handsaws and hammers, and a beautiful vocalization of a man falling from a great height into piranha-infested waters.”

Garrison Keillor remembering Tom Keith

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