"Tom and I started out with a lot of free time as kids," is how Fred Newman describes Tom Keith's and his own beginnings as sound effect masters. Minnesota Public Radio has a fun interview, full of sound effects with these two men. Newman says his sound effects come from a tradition of storytelling in his family.
Tom Keith, sound effects man for A Prairie Home Companion. Fred Newman also contributes sound for A Prairie Home Companion. Newman appears on the PBS children's series Between the Lions. He's the author of the new book Mouth Sounds.