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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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Help for “Internet Radio” Listeners: Here’s the URL

WHRB has a new and improved website, HERE.  Check out all the new features! The address hasn’t changed, but apparently it affected “Internet Radio” users.  Yesterday a listener called to say she could access WHRB’s Internet stream and HAH on … 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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How to Record HAH—and Listen Whenever You Want!

I am often asked whether WHRB archives Hillbilly at Harvard, and whether the shows are available as ‘podcasts’.  The answer is: No.  The reason is that making copyrighted music available for download over the Internet would require the station to … Continue reading

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