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Tag Archives: Gordy Brown
Time for the Christmas Extravaganza—from 1989!
REMEMBER PART 2, SATURDAY THE 24TH AT 9AM! ANOTHER ARCHIVAL HILLBILLY AT HARVARD By 1989 the Christmas Extravaganza was an established tradition for Hillbilly at Harvard, featuring “four hours of the very best, and the very worst, of country Christmas … Continue reading
Posted in Archival Productions, Bluegrass, Friends and Neighbors, HA'pennings, Hillbilly History, Hillbilly Journal, Program Notes, Radio Talk Tagged Bill Boyd, Buck Owens, Bucky Bear, Da Yoopers, Ed (The Detective) Muller, Evan Riley, Flo Murdock, George Hauenstein, Gordy Brown, Hillbilly at Harvard Christmas Extravaganza, John Lincoln Wright, Larry Flint, Mark Burns, Reno and Smiley 6 Comments
Jim Rooney and Tish Hinojosa Visit “Hillbilly Central” on May 15th, 1999
ANOTHER ARCHIVAL HILLBILLY AT HARVARD “Hillbilly Central.” That’s what Sinc called it, in Studio B with Tish Hinojosa, as Jim Rooney was waving goodbye, Tom Pittman of the Austin Lounge Lizards had dropped by to say hello (the Lizards were … Continue reading
Posted in Administrivia, Archival Productions, Bluegrass, Country History, Hillbilly History, Hillbilly Journal, Program Notes, Radio Talk Tagged Austin Lounge Lizards, Big Country Bluegrass, Brad Paisley, Chip Dolan, Cousin Kate Walker, Gordy Brown, Jim Rooney, John Lincoln Wright, John Prine, Marvin Dykhuis, Tish Hinojosa, Tom Pittman Leave a comment
Boston City Limits with Chris Jones, in 1988
ANOTHER ARCHIVAL HILLBILLY AT HARVARD It’s Friday night, and I just remembered I forgot to post a notice about this Archival Show. So here’s what I say in the introduction: Today we’re going back in time to February 6th, 1988. … Continue reading
Back to Y2K—Peter Wolf Brings His Favorite Country Records—an Archival HAH
Twenty-one years ago, March 25th, 2000, John Lincoln Wright convinced his long-time friend, rock singer Peter Wolf, to bring down some of his favorite country records to Hillbilly at Harvard. Pete was a regular listener, and as we discovered, as … Continue reading
I just learned, from an obituary in The Boston Broadside, that Gordy Brown died on December 11th. On December 3rd I had gotten one of Gordy’s frequent mailings to his e-list, this one a forward of a link to videos … Continue reading
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
Posted in Country History, Country News, Program Notes Tagged 'A Dear John Letter', Bill Anderson, Buck Owens, Country Music Hall of Fame, Cowboy Copas, Dolly Parton, Ferlin Husky, Gordy Brown, Grand Ole Opry, Hank Thompson, Hawkshaw Hawkins, Jean Shepard, Ken Nelson, Kitty Wells, Loretta Lynn, Merle Haggard, Olivia Newton-John, Patsy Cline, Patsy Montana, Pete Schindler, Tammy Wynette, The Melody Ranch Girls, Wynn Stewart 3 Comments
Hall of Fame Induction Show Sunday, January 31st
The long-named and long-lived (since 1979) Massachusetts Country Music Awards Association has fallen upon hard times, failing to mount its traditional splashy Awards Show and its holiday jamborees this fall. Although focused on South Shore bands and performers (where, after … Continue reading
Tex Plays “Christmas Time’s A-Coming”
As a follow-up to the two posts on Tex Logan, HERE and HERE, this from Gordy Brown— What better way to wish you a Merry Christmas. Tex performs his composition. He is an Inductee to our MCMAA [Massachusetts Country Music … Continue reading
Posted in Bluegrass, Follow-ups Tagged "Christmas Time's A-Coming", Gordy Brown, Tex Logan Leave a comment
The Complainer-in-Chief Strikes Again
Gordy Brown is an old friend of Hillbilly at Harvard, and has done enormous service to country music in the region as historian and keeper of memorabilia with his New England Country Music Historical Society (now defunct). But I’ve had … Continue reading
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
Posted in Hillbilly History, Radio Talk Tagged Al Sears, Boston Gas, Courtney Crandall, Dave Stewart, Dick Curless, Everett Lilly, Gordy Brown, Herb Hooven 7 Comments