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Get Serenaded at Date Night at the Library

As far as I’m concerned, the greatest barbershop quartet song ever is Baby on Board by the Be Sharps. This is partially due to my heavily… 132 more words

Benbrook Library

You've Gotta Sing Your Song

My father sings barbershop.  Yup.  Even worse, he’s a baritone.  What does that mean?  Well, in this four-part harmony, the lead sings the melody, the tenor takes the high notes, the bass takes the low notes, and the baritone gets the leftover bits and scraps.  469 more words

In The World

Happy Birthday Barbershop!

It was 77 years ago this weekend that 26 men showed up at the Tulsa Club for a night of singing. They’d been invited by “Rupert Hall, Royal Keeper of the Minor Keys” and “O.C. 141 more words


April 11 ~ This Day in Music History

Read some of my experiences with Barbershop

. 1819 ~ Sir Charles Halle, German-born British pianist and conductor He settled in Manchester after being driven to England by the 1848 Revolution and in 1858 founded the famous Halle Orchestra. 96 more words


April 11th Barbershop Quartet Day

Ever since I saw The Music Man I have loved barbershop quartets. I’m not sure they actually have anything to do with barber shops other than the general red and white poll type outfits most quartets wear. 244 more words

Unboxing The Bizarre

April 11, 1938: Give Me an Alto or Give Me Death

Call it destiny. Two men stranded in Kansas City when a storm closed the airport met in a hotel lobby, engaged in conversation, and – go figure – … 279 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac