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Archive for August, 2008

“Still the One” Plays to World Wide Audiences

Millions of Americans watched the Democratic National Convention this past week. Regardless of your political leanings, you have to admit that it was quite the 21st century event, with over 80.000 people flocking to the Pepsi Center Arena in Denver, Colorado. One of our favorite moments came when, after Senator Edward “Ted” Kennedy‘s speech on […]

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Labor Day Weekend, August 29th to September 1st, Classic Hits 92.9 WBPM will present “FREEDOM FEST – THE CONCERT”. If you were there, this will bring back great memories of a perfect day. If you missed Freedom Fest, experience it for the first time this weekend.     CLICK HERE TO LISTEN ONLINE WWW.WBPM929.COM On […]

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What if YOU had to choose between “heat or eat”?

Hi everyone – Larry here I rarely do this, but I’m posting a link to an article about an extraordinary organization which I actively and most fervently support. Click here for the article in the Kingston Freeman It would be literally catastrophic to Hudson Valley residents for The Queens Galley to have to shut its doors. As far as […]

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The Joys of Flying in 2008!

The post below comes to you essentially UNEDITED, as it appeared in my own inbox this morning. Knowing my youger brother, Lane,  as well as I do only heightened my interest and “smile factor”. You will see in his writing an astute sense for detail, as well as a grasp of the absurd. He is […]

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Two more off-the beaten-path music works …

Two more off-the beaten-path music works you might like to investigate: The first is a performance I (Lance) did of the John Hall/Bob Leinbach song, “Serenity” on Feb. 24th, 2008, at the church I attend here in Nashville. Every Sunday I’m home I play acoustic guitar in the church band. We often have guest artists […]

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Larry & Lance in Garland Jeffreys’ band, 1978

Larry and Lance in Garland Jeffreys’ band, 1978, caught on tape! What happened between the time the original lineup of Orleans (John Hall, Larry and Lance Hoppen, Wells Kelly … plus Jerry Marotta) broke up in 1977 and the reformed Orleans “next generation”  (Larry, Lance, Wells, Bob Leinbach and R A Martin) appeared in 1979? […]

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