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- Pre-recorded Shows April 6th and 13th
- The 2019 Joe Val Festival—Photos!
- Time for the 2019 Joe Val Festival!
- Rhode Island’s Best-Kept Secret? Rock Hearts on HAH!
- The Legendary Al Hawkes Dies at 88
- It’s the Eighth of January!
- Extra! Fiddlin’ John Carson Played Tex’s ‘Christmas Time’ in 1927!
- Well Met—It’s Opry Time Again!
- Tony Watt Launches JamVember
- The Whiskey Gentry’s Dead Ringer—Is Lauren Staley!
- Harvard Football vs. HAH: A Draw!
- Why I Cancelled Barbara Martin Stephens
- Bluegrass and Cajun at the Lowell Folk Festival
- Southern Rail in Framingham
- Talkin’ about Trains
Top Posts & Pages
- Johnny Cash: "I Don't Give Up."
- "Beautiful Star of Bethlehem"
- Rick Robinson, Leader of The Bayou Boys, Dies at 62
- George, and Eddie and Pearl
- HA'ppenings: Wisewater Live on HAH, April 18th
- After 50 Years, the Second Stanley Brother Leaves Us
- Hits and Misses 5
- Vince Gill and Patty Loveless Sing at George Jones's Funeral
- Classic Stereo/Phonograph Console Needs a Home
Tag Archives: Hillbilly at Harvard
I’ve been wondering whether I needed to explain this at all, but I did mention it on air, so if anyone is curious, this is what happened: Barbara Martin Stephens lived with Jimmy Martin from 1953 to 1966, and had … Continue reading
Last Sunday, after a visit with two old friends on a sunny afternoon at Castle Island Park, we came home and I switched from shorts to jeans. It was an ordinary evening, of catching up with email and the blogs/websites … Continue reading
UPDATE 6Jan17: Had fun chatting with Mark about old times and new. A couple of corrections: Mark is currently back in Maryland, to be closer to his grandchildren. And his musical history goes back farther than the ’80s. Looking forward … Continue reading
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
The Metropolitan Opera broadcast season begins December 3rd. There are only four Saturdays (including the first one) with an earlier start (12:30 PM). So HAH will be mostly curtailed by only about 15 minutes for David Elliott‘s Prelude to the … Continue reading
Back about 1965 or 1966, Cousin Dave Schmalz was living in an apartment on Upland Rd. in Cambridge, which of course he called Upland Downs. At one of his weekly poker parties, a WHRB member (whose name escapes me) turned … Continue reading
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
UPDATE 3Jun16: We’ve got a couple of recordings of the James King Band live at WHRB, with Ol’ Sinc hosting, from 1995. I didn’t have a chance to ‘tease’ them last week, so I’ll plan to air one live show … Continue reading
Guy Clark was a crusty fellow with a laconic Texas reticence, which belied a whimsy that comes out in some of his songs, like “Too Much,” Too much workin’ll make your back ache Too much trouble’ll bring you a heartbreak … Continue reading