Category Archives: Administrivia

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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In Virginia for Thanksgiving

Dr Janie and I are in Virginia with daughter Sarah and family, and we’ll celebrate Thanksgiving at husband Jame’s parents’ house in the woods in Powhatan (where Sarah and James have—at last!—almost finished their new house). So we’ll just have … Continue reading

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Lincoln and ‘Acoustic Pals’ Live in 1992!

ANOTHER ARCHIVAL HILLBILLY AT HARVARD If you heard the Archival show from Halloween Day in 1992 with the Lynn Morris Band in Studio A, you will remember John Lincoln Wright talking about his upcoming 20th-Anniversary Jamboree the next weekend. Lincoln … Continue reading

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The Poodles, Live in 1986!

ANOTHER ARCHIVAL HILLBILLY AT HARVARD It’s February 22, 1986, and the four young ladies doing business as The Poodles are on a roll, heading up to Brattleboro, VT for a show tonight, and playing a double bill with Stoney Lonesome … Continue reading

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Back on Track with The Lynn Morris Band on October 31st, 1992

UPDATE 8Nov21: The Archival show ran successfully this past Saturday, but the DJ following cut off the program before my concluding Announcement ran. Here is the text of the announcement: Nope, it’s not 12:30 PM, and it’s not October 31st, … Continue reading

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Hear New IBMA Hall of Famer Lynn Morris on Hallowe’en 1992

ALERT UPDATE: SHOW DID NOT RUN AT ALL, FOR UNKNOWN REASON. I WILL ASK THEM TO RUN THIS SHOW NEXT SATURDAY. /CL ALERT! SOMETHING HAPPENED AND THE ARCHIVAL SHOW IS NOT RUNNING. I HAVE BEEN UNABLE TO CONTACT ANYONE WHO … Continue reading

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Now for Something Different—The Tarbox Ramblers!

ANOTHER ARCHIVAL HILLBILLY AT HARVARD Tomorrow (Saturday, October 23rd) we jump ten years from our previous Hillbilly at Harvard Archive to April 15th, 2000, featuring The Tarbox Rambers. The Tarbox Ramblers had been playing a club called the Green Street … Continue reading

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Let’s Stay in 1990. . .

ANOTHER ARCHIVAL HILLBILLY AT HARVARD I hate starting a paragraph with “As I . . .” but, as I mentioned in the introductory announcement to tomorrow’s HAH Archive, After just archiving half of a show from 1990 with two live … Continue reading

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A Double Treat of Live Music, with Dave Foley and Mike Ireland in 1999

ANOTHER ARCHIVAL HILLBILLY AT HARVARD To quote myself, That’s right, it’s 1999, and we’ve got Boston natives the Dave Foley Band in the third hour, and rising star from Kansas City, Mike Ireland in the fourth hour. We’ve got only … Continue reading

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Back to 1986, with Bay State Bluegrass

ANOTHER ARCHIVAL HILLBILLY AT HARVARD It was November 8th, 1986, back in the WHRB studios under Sanders Theater in Memorial Hall, and I was having trouble with Left Turntable during The Down Home Show. One channel was not broadcasting. This … Continue reading

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