Category Archives: Program Notes

Pre-recorded Show Saturday the 22nd–with Update

We finally made it down to Virginia to visit with daughter Sarah and her family.  Last December we were frustrated by our dog Ali’s problems with a corneal abrasion, requiring daily eyedrops and an ‘Elizabethan Collar’.  This Tuesday Ali developed … Continue reading

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Program Notes for December

UPDATE 4B! (23Dec16): No, not another schedule change.  Had a pleasant half hour or so chatting with David Greely last Saturday (though I had to run out in the snow in my sandals to bring him to the correct door), … Continue reading

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No Second Fiddle: Jean Shepard, 1933-2016

When I heard that Jean Shepard had died, the first thing I thought about was Pete the Cab Driver, as we knew him.  Miss Shepard was Pete Schindler‘s favorite singer, and the last time I heard from him he called … Continue reading

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The 2016 Harvard Football Pregame Show Airtimes

Here’s the Harvard football schedule for 2016.  I list the Pregame show airtimes because that’s when WHRB’s invaluable coverage begins, and, in just five cases this year, when Hillbilly at Harvard will end.  We lose only half an hour on … Continue reading

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Off to Virginia—Pre-recorded Show on the 12th

We’re off to visit daughter Sarah and family, taking Amtrak Northeast Regional No. 93 Monday morning, and returning Tuesday the 15th on NER No. 174.  This time I decided to try Business Class, for the alleged greater legroom between seats … Continue reading

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HA’penings: Wisewater Returns to HAH and Club Passim

The Wisewater trio (identifed as a duo on their website home page—needs updating!) will be making a return appearance on Hillbilly at Harvard this Saturday (24 October), between 10 and 11 AM (short show: off for football at 11:30) and … Continue reading

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The Fall Football Chopping Block—and Pre-emption for the 75th Birthday of WHRB

Every fall Hillbilly at Harvard suffers some curtailment because of Harvard football.  This year there are three night games (two on Fridays), and two mid-afternoon games (including The Game at Yale!) so only five shows will be affected: see below.  … Continue reading

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Off 29Aug and 5Sep, but We Have a Surprise—Ol’ Sinc!

Dr Janie and I have to go down to Maryland to help clear everything out of my parents’ home, now that both my father and mother are gone.  My mother survived only three months past her 101st birthday (see HERE … Continue reading

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Blizzard? “As long as all the bands are here, we’re fine!”

Here we go again (from the National Weather Service): WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WATCH…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY … Continue reading

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Metropolitan Opry Times for the 2014-2015 Broadcasts

Here’s the schedule for the Metropolitan Opry (as we call it at HAH).  Only five Met broadcasts begin as early as noon (three in December); the rest at 12:30 or 1:00, so HAH won’t lose too much air time.  David … Continue reading

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