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Longtime WMNF bluegrass host Tom Henderson passes away listen

02/27/14 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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Tags: bluegrass, Tom Henderson, Randy Wind, wmnf, Tampa

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The WMNF family lost a valued long-time member Wednesday. Tom Henderson, the host of the popular program This is Bluegrass passed away. Tom began programming bluegrass on the radio in the early 1970s.

We interviewed Randy Wind, program director at WMNF about Tom's influence on bluegrass.

"We lost Tom Henderson last night. He was lead bluegrass DJ at WMNF for over 25 years. It's a huge loss for WMNF and for the bluegrass world because Tom is known all over the bluegrass world as one of...

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