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Evening at Pops; Ricky Skaggs


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Evening at Pops
Ricky Skaggs
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Taped shows of the Boston Pops. First telecast on WGBH in June 1957; Arthur Fiedler conducting at MIT Kresge Auditorium. Premiered nationally July 5, 1970, performances at Symphony Hall. Series release date: 1970

Program Description

EVENING AT POPS welcomes Grammy-award winning Ricky Skaggs for an evening of classic bluegrass music -- and unmatched talent. Joining conductor Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Orchestra, Ricky and his own acoustic band will share highlights from his 30 year career -- and captivate with his rousing renditions of "Highway 40 Blues," "Soldier of the Cross," and "Road to Spencer," and other favorites. Tune in for an unbeatable night of down-home bluegrass with one of America's greatest musical icons.

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Broadcast program

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Performance for a Live Audience
Dangel, Susan (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Evening at Pops; Ricky Skaggs,” 06/11/2003, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B32B9040ED6E4663A37FD73373298FA8.
MLA: “Evening at Pops; Ricky Skaggs.” 06/11/2003. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B32B9040ED6E4663A37FD73373298FA8>.
APA: Evening at Pops; Ricky Skaggs. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B32B9040ED6E4663A37FD73373298FA8
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