Monthly Archives: December 2021

January 20, 2001: James King, Dudley Connell, Don Rigsby Together in Studio B

ANOTHER ARCHIVAL HILLBILLY AT HARVARD The Boston Bluegrass Union was celebrating its 25th Anniversary, and for the occasion was hosting a concert at the (then named) Museum of Our National Heritage in Lexington, with a group they called the Southern … Continue reading

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The Hillbilly at Harvard Christmas Extravaganza Is On the Air—from 1986!

ANOTHER ARCHIVAL HILLBILLY AT HARVARD UPDATE 24DEC21: REMEMBER PART TWO OF THIS EXTRAVAGANZA FROM 1986 TOMORROW AT 9 AM. TUNE IN EARLY! The sticker on the tape reads, ‘DHSh/HAH—20Dec86—Christmas Show (Cast of Thousands)’. That’s ‘Down Home Show / Hillbilly at … Continue reading

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It’s 1998, and Time for The Bagboys!

ANOTHER ARCHIVAL HILLBILLY AT HARVARDx After the Archive with The Poodles, I got an email from Gretchen Bowder, who reminded me that the Bagboys had played live on the show back in the late ’90s. Gretchen, AKA ’Sister Gretchen Bag’ … Continue reading

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Whaddaya Know? We’ve Been Pre-empted!

Just received the WHRB Program Guide in the mailbox. So I opened it up to tomorrow’s date, and what do I see from 7 AM to 12 Noon but ‘The Avett Brothers Orgy’. Surprise! Then a little later I receive … Continue reading

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