Category Archives: Tips and Notes

Roses in the Snow

Over on the estimable Watts Up With That? website, New Englander Ric Werme has posted a meteorological recollection of the May snowstorm in 1977: “40 Years Ago: Massachusetts Snags a Memorable Snowfall in May Storm.” I remember that snow well, … Continue reading

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Help for “Internet Radio” Listeners: Here’s the URL

WHRB has a new and improved website, HERE.  Check out all the new features! The address hasn’t changed, but apparently it affected “Internet Radio” users.  Yesterday a listener called to say she could access WHRB’s Internet stream and HAH on … Continue reading

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“O Beautiful Star of Bethlehem” (Now Available!)

Last December (2013) I published a post on the history of the wonderful Christmas spiritual, first recorded (to my knowledge) by The Stanley Brothers back in the early ’60s.  You can find that post here.  Judging from views, it’s the … Continue reading

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How to Record HAH—and Listen Whenever You Want!

I am often asked whether WHRB archives Hillbilly at Harvard, and whether the shows are available as ‘podcasts’.  The answer is: No.  The reason is that making copyrighted music available for download over the Internet would require the station to … Continue reading

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Sue Thompson?

Steve Bartlett writes, How about pairing Sue Thompson  with a Lizzie Cook song? They sound similiar to me. This is not strictly hillbilly, but I don’t think it is outside the scope of HAH: “Big Mable Murphy” More traditional: “I … Continue reading

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