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Country Music on the Pirate Radio Station.
5 Jun 2011
Description

Al Hawkes began playing and recording music as a teenager in Westbrook, Maine during the 1940s. In this clip from 'The Eventful Life of Al Hawkes', he tells the story of the pirate radio station he built in the barn on the family farm and one of his first bands -- an interracial country music duo called "Allerton and Alton, the Cumberland Ridge Runners."

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arts and culture elders maine music personal stories radio
Comments (1)
Feral Arts Tue, 7 Jun 2011 10:34pm

great story