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Roy Hurd on String Fever

Singer/songwriter Roy Hurd is the live guest on String Fever. Hurd is a prolific writer who divides his time between Nashville and the Adirondacks. He (and his guitar) join host Barb Heller for conversation and music in the NCPR studio.  Go to full article

Four songs performed by Althea Jean

Althea Jean were Barb Heller's live guests on the May 4, 2006 edition of String Fever. The band, from left to right, are: Jeremy Greene, drums; Claude Aldous, bass; Eliza Moore, fiddle; Everett Smith, banjo; Bill Casey, mandolin; Curt Stager, banjo; and David Garlock, guitar. In this set you will hear four tunes: Black Eyed Susie, traditional; Songbird by Christine McVie; If I Had a Boat by Lyle Lovett; and The Thrill is Gone, BB King.  Go to full article

Song: Sally Goodin' performed by Old Country Grass

The traditional tune Sally Goodin' performed by Old Country Grass featured artists on the Bastille Day 2005 edition of String Fever. They are Donnie Perkins on fiddle, Debbie Kingsolver on bass, Tim Kingsolver on banjo, and Earl Southmayd on guitar.  Go to full article

Here to Stay and See What the Lord Has Done by Grasse Roots

Grasse Roots of Canton played a live guest set on String Fever, June 23, 2005 to help promote the River Bluegrass Fest in Madrid. The band features Cathryn Jahncke on bass, Rosemary Philips on guitar, Bill Casey on mandolin, Everett Smith on banjo and Phen Canner on violin.  Go to full article

A Conversation with Eric Gibson of the Gibson Brothers

The Gibson Brothers, Eric and Leigh, grew up on the family farm in Ellenburg Depot, NY to become a leading influence in modern bluegrass music. They have a busy schedule for 2005 and a new album that's due to be released in the fall on Sugar Hill Records. Barb Heller spoke with Eric Gibson between the bands cross-country treks and performance tours. The Gibson Brothers perform Friday, May 20 at 7 pm in the Edwards Opera House.  Go to full article

The Greenville Trestle High and Don Harvey's Reel by the Ole Barn Boys

In the studio for Barb Heller's bluegrass program String Fever, the Ole Barn Boys bring us a foretaste of the 2004 Madrid Bluegrass Festival. The Boys are(l to r): Dave Belile, banjo; Earl Belile, mandolin; Don LaBarge, fiddle; Bud Rupert, Director of the Madrid Blue Grass Fest.; Moe LaFave, guitar; and Jesse Donaldson, electric bass. Hear The Greenville Trestle High, arr. Doc Watson and Don Harvey's Reel by Don Labarge.  Go to full article

Handsome Molly and Six Quarts in the Bottom of the Buggy performed by Don Woodcock and Patrick Russell

Patrick Russell and Don Woodcock were Barb Heller's guests on String Fever. Patrick, on guitar, is from Tennessee, and has been stationed at Fort Drum with the US Army. Don Woodcock, on fiddle, lives in the suburbs of Heuvelton and is a retired dairy farmer turned teacher. His father was a fiddler too... and a dairy farmer. Here they play two traditional tunes.  Go to full article
Top: Moe Pfeiffer, Don Perkins, Reg Miller, Bottom: Earl Southmayd, Don Labarge, Millard Eggleston, Earl Belile
Top: Moe Pfeiffer, Don Perkins, Reg Miller, Bottom: Earl Southmayd, Don Labarge, Millard Eggleston, Earl Belile

Home Sweet Home Reel and Arkansas Traveler performed by the Orey Gadway Fiddlers

The Orey Gadway Fiddlers were Barb Heller's guests for String Fever on September 18, 2003. NCPR Online caught up with them in the production studio.  Go to full article
Roy Hurd (right) and Frank Orsini in the NCPR Studio
Roy Hurd (right) and Frank Orsini in the NCPR Studio

As Real As It Gets and Ireland in Her Eyes performed by Roy Hurd

Singer songwriter Roy Hurd was joined by fiddle and mandolin player Frank Orsini in a guest appearance on String Fever, Thursday February 27, 2003. Roy is celebrating the release of his new live CD, As Real As It Gets.  Go to full article

TV Blues and a song by Hobo Jack Turner, performed by Seward Sibley

Seward Sibley from Depeyster NY is known as The Singing Marshall. Sib sings and plays old-time country and bluegrass tunes drawn from nearly eight decades of North Country living. He was a guest on String Fever, November 7, 2002.  Go to full article

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