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Halden Wofford & the Hi-Beams at Durango Arts Center

My old Front Range friends from Halden Wofford & the Hi-Beams came over the mountain to play a couple shows at Durango and Cortez, Colorado, and then down to Taos, New Mexico this weekend.  The good fellows at KSUT Four Corners … Continue reading

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Diary of Orrin Brown—Feb 6, 1865

Diary of Orrin Brown, Robertville, SC Monday–Feb. 6th We got up this morning and found ourselves in S. Carolina in a barren scrubby Black Oak country, the soil is sand. We have no marching orders but I think we will … Continue reading

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Diary of Orrin Brown—Dec 13, 1864

Diary of Orrin Brown— Tuesday–Dec. 13th We had a quite a frosty night but it is getting warmer and the sky is clear. There is considerable canonadeing all along the line today and there has been quite a battle on … Continue reading

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Diary of Orrin Brown—Nov 27, 1864

Diary of Orrin Brown, East of Sandersville, Georgia Sunday–Nov. 27th We were on the road again this morning at 7 Oclock, we haven’t seen any Rebs today. It has been very warm today, our Company went on Picket tonight the … Continue reading

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Diary of Orrin Brown—Oct 22, 1864

Diary of Orrin Brown, Chattanooga, Tennessee Saturday–Oct. 22nd We got up this morning shivering and no wood to make a fire of, we managed to pick up enough to cook breakfast and dinner by going about a mile after it. … Continue reading

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The L&N Don’t Stop Here Any More

A point of context for the subtitle in my commentary yesterday on the Diary of Pvt. Orrin Brown. Jean Ritchie was born into a family of folk balladeers in the Cumberland Mountains of eastern Kentucky.  Song catchers like Alan Lomax sought … Continue reading

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Jalan Crossland Packs Cheyenne Downtown

Cheyenne’s Fridays at the Hynds is a bootstrap affair to bring more folks Downtown after work and to provide a friendly venue somewhere between the solo stage and the larger clubs.  I say bring folks downtown, rather than keep them … Continue reading

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Halden Wofford Rocks the Honky Tonk at LaPorte

. Halden Wofford and the Hi-Beams played the Swing Station (Bar Double S) in LaPorte, Colorado, Friday 10 May 2013.  The band drops their new album, Rocky Mountain Honky Tonk, this weekend.  We got a couple previews and it promises … Continue reading

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Bearfoot, Back at Avo’s

Who says you can’t go home again? It’s been almost a decade since I had the pleasure of dining at Avogadro’s Number in Old Town, Fort Collins.  But when I walked back in the door the other night it was just … Continue reading

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Obama’s America: Unmaking the American Dream

Love him or hate him, you don’t know Barack Obama.  Analyst Dinesh D’Souza, an immigrant from India and contemporary of the President, has taken the time to examine Obama as a person, his background and his ideology, in his new … Continue reading

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