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Same Band Members, Same Sound, But 'Poor Old Shine' Is Now 'Parsonsfield'13:18


The Connecticut-based roots band Poor Old Shine is no more, but its music lives on. Its five members are still together, they just changed their name.

The band now goes by Parsonsfield and it's back with a new EP, a new name and an upcoming performance at Cisco Brewery in Nantucket on Thursday.

WBUR's Sacha Pfeiffer revisits her conversation with the artists formerly known as Poor Old Shine back in December, when they collaborated with the American Repertory Theatre for its production of "The Heart of Robin Hood."


Chris Freeman, banjo and guitar.

Max Shakun, pump organ and guitar.

Harrison Goodale, upright bass.

Antonio Alcorn, mandolin.

Eric Hischmann, drums.

This segment aired on August 18, 2014.

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