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The Hillbilly at Harvard Christmas Extravaganza Is On the Air—from 1986!

ANOTHER ARCHIVAL HILLBILLY AT HARVARD UPDATE 24DEC21: REMEMBER PART TWO OF THIS EXTRAVAGANZA FROM 1986 TOMORROW AT 9 AM. TUNE IN EARLY! The sticker on the tape reads, ‘DHSh/HAH—20Dec86—Christmas Show (Cast of Thousands)’. That’s ‘Down Home Show / Hillbilly at … Continue reading

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Back to 1986, with Bay State Bluegrass

ANOTHER ARCHIVAL HILLBILLY AT HARVARD It was November 8th, 1986, back in the WHRB studios under Sanders Theater in Memorial Hall, and I was having trouble with Left Turntable during The Down Home Show. One channel was not broadcasting. This … Continue reading

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It’s Independence Day Weekend, and OId Sinc’s on Vacation

ANOTHER ARCHIVAL HILLBILLY AT HARVARD I went looking in the boxes of reel-to-reel tapes for a July 4th show. The closest I found was one from Saturday, July 5th, 1986. Old Sinc and Miss Helen were on vacation in Florida … 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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