Tag Archives: Larry Flint

The Freight Hoppers, Live in 1998!

ANOTHER ARCHIVAL HILLBILLY AT HARVARD The weekend of September 12, 1998, featured a Folk Festival in downtown Boston, sponsored I think by WUMB. There were several artists of interest to HAH listeners, e.g. J.D. Crowe, and the fabulous Freight Hoppers, … Continue reading

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Visit with the Legendary Howard Armstrong in 1997

ANOTHER ARCHIVAL HILLBILLY AT HARVARD Time is short, so I’ll just quote from my introductory announcement for this Saturday’s Archival Production of Hillbilly at Harvard: Today we’re going back in time to January 18, 1997. There’s a note on the … Continue reading

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It’s 1995 and James King Is Live on WHRB

ANOTHER ARCHIVAL HILLBILLY AT HARVARD February 25, 1995, to be exact. Old Sinc has just returned from three weeks in Las Vegas, Larry Flint is there as well, and we’re expecting The James King Band. We’re in our new studios … Continue reading

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Reelin’ Back to 1989, with Lincoln and Larry Live in Studio A!

ANOTHER ARCHIVAL HILLBILLY AT HARVARD The metal reel on Revox tape recorder looks perturbed, but I prefer to think it’s singing. The slow-moving (3 3/4 ips) reels are regaling me with music from 1989 (two hours of The Down Home … Continue reading

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Back to 2005—with Peter Rowan and Larry Stephenson

ANOTHER ARCHIVAL HILLBILLY AT HARVARD This Saturday (May 15th) travel back with us to April 16, 2005, and a memorable Hillbilly at Harvard. Peter Rowan was back in town, opening for Ralph Stanley at Sanders Theatre at Harvard, with Peter’s … Continue reading

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Another Archival Show This Saturday (May 1st)

GET UP EARLY IF YOU WANT TO HEAR RHONDA! I’ve put together a little collage of Hillbilly at Harvard history, which (if all goes as I planned) should air this coming Saturday, May 1, 2021. That’s right, May Day—International Layabouts … Continue reading

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David Elliott—We Lost a Friend and Colleague

Last Friday brought this news from Jon Lehrich, Chairman of WHRB’s Board of Trustees: Friends: I am writing to share the sad news that David Elliott passed away last night, after a long battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).  David … Continue reading

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Memorial Party for Vicki—Now Sunday, April 9th, 1–6 PM!

[UPDATE 2: Now rescheduled for April 9th, 1-6 PM.] [UPDATE: As most know, the snowstorm last Sunday caused most concerts to be cancelled.  Says Larry: “This event will be rescheduled on a Sunday in April with the hope of much … Continue reading

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John Lincoln Wright’s “Takin’ Old Route One” Now on CD!

UPDATE 4MAY21: The CD is now available on eBay.  See Update HERE. UPDATE 28Apr21: CDbaby has closed their record store, and are now offering only services.  Amazon and cdUniverse appear to have no John Lincoln Wright CDs.  Collectors Choice shows … Continue reading

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At the World of Bluegrass in Raleigh—Part 2 of Our Trip South

[Note: Part 1 is HERE.  Part 3 is HERE.] Winning a Distinguished Achievement Award got Dr Janie and me tickets to the Thursday evening 25th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards.  Indeed, as VIPs (Virtually Invisible Personages?), upon entering the grounds … Continue reading

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