Monthly Archives: January 2014

The Montreal Express

[UPDATE 15FEB15: Played “The Montreal Express” yesterday (particularly appropriate, as the temperature on the river in Saxonville was -3.5º F when I got up) and got a call after the show from Herbie Hooven, now in his 80s.  He says … Continue reading

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Off to Maryland for My Mother’s 100th Birthday

Hillbilly at Harvard will be pre-recorded this Saturday (the 18th), as Dr. Janie and I will be heading south Thursday morning, to join with other family members to celebrate my mother’s 100th birthday.  Her eyesight’s unhappily gone, but she still … Continue reading

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Phil Everly (1939–2014)

We never have played much by The Everly Brothers on Hillbilly at Harvard.  Though they were certainly at the level of The Louvin Brothers as a country duet, and their roots were undeniably as country as it gets, they were … Continue reading

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