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Harvard Gazette Highlights WHRB

The Harvard Gazette is “the official news website for Harvard University,” and seems to be updated more-or-less daily.  The May 4th issue featured a story by Jon Chase on WHRB staying on the air (‘WHRB keeps classical connections’), despite the … Continue reading

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WHRB and HAH Are Still on the Air

  Back in early March, when the Presidential Task Force, reacting to the COVID-19 outbreak, issued CDC guidelines recommending no gatherings and staying at home (when possible), Harvard like other major colleges across the nation, sent the students home.  Whether … Continue reading

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Here’s the Met Broadcast Schedule for 2019-2020

Once again we make room for the Saturday afternoon Metropolitan Opera radio broadcasts, in the Boston area exclusively on WHRB.  All but three of the broadcasts start at 1:00 PM, with HAH ending about 15 minutes early for the Prelude … Continue reading

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Well Met—It’s Opry Time Again!

The Metropolitan Opera broadcast season begins December 1st.  Again this year there are seven Saturdays starting earlier than 1:00 PM.  In all cases we subtract about 15 minutes from the Met starting time for WHRB’s Prelude to the Met.  Fans … Continue reading

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WHRB Updates Web Streaming

Here’s new information about the streaming Web addresses for the WHRB Internet stream.  If you just go to WHRB.org, and click on the Listen button, you won’t need to do anything else.  But if you are using an application like … Continue reading

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HAH History: The Committee Saves the Show!

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

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Reminder: No Show Saturday, October 3rd

Hillbilly at Harvard is making room for WHRB’s 75th Anniversary celebrations tomorrow.  See HERE for details.  Get out and hear some live music—as Ol’ Sinc used to say, “You owe it to yourself!” (see the Country Calendar page). Back on … Continue reading

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HAH Featured in Harvard Magazine Article on WHRB

Harvard Magazine, which is circulated to an astonishing 240,000 alumni, faculty, and staff of Harvard University (Wikipedia), in its Alumni section for September-October 2015 (Vol. 118, No. 1) featured an article by Craig A. Lambert on WHRB (pp. 63-7).  The … Continue reading

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Howdy Old Soldiers!

A week ago Saturday I received this delightful e-pistle: From: Debbie [email deleted] To: hillbilly@whrb.org Sent: Saturday, September 5, 2015 12:18 PM Subject: Thank you I am a second generation fan of your Saturday broadcasts. My father, a devoted and … Continue reading

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In Which I Get on Cable TV

Cosmo Cavicchio is an engaging fellow who hosts a regular interview program called Cosmo’s Journal, on Billerica Access Television Tuesday evenings (replayed at other times).  He is also a bluegrass bass player, and works with Michelle Canning and her band … Continue reading

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