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November 27, 2017

Today – 27 November.  Ridge Country: 1953 Special – the year Hank Williams died.

For two hours of authentic country music, tune in every Monday to Ridge Country, Presented by my friend and neighbour – and long time collector of country records and guitars, Michael Van Boolen. It’s on air 3-5pm**, UK time -  that’s 11am-1pm E.S.T. and 8-10am West Coast time.  Tune in online at http://www.ridgeradio.co.uk .

The 1950s was a great decade for Country Music and today’s show will have a special section on 1953. The year started on a sad note with Hank Williams’ passing but produced some excellent records. The programme will play some of the best hits of the year including such luminaries as Marty Robbins, Hank Snow and Webb Pierce as well as Hank Williams himself.

Michael welcomes requests and feedback – send to studio@ridgeradio.co.uk , but please put ‘Ridge Country’ as the email subject.

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