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April 11 in Music History

Read some of my experiences with Barbershop

. 1682 ~ Jean-Joseph Mouret, French composer

. 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. 105 more words

Video

Happy Barbershop Quartet Day

Today is National Barbershop Quartet Day!  So let’s take a look at some of the amazing talents at Walt Disney World!  Did you know that every day right on Main Street USA there is an amazing Barbershop Quartet (and an actual working Barbershop!)  The Dapper Dans are absolutely incredible and perform every day (be sure to check the performance guide for times when you enter the park) 99 more words

APRIL 11, 1938: GIVE ME AN ALTO OR GIVE ME DEATH

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 – … 444 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

Barbershop

four part harmony
rang out beautifully from
the quartet of men

Daily Prompts

The Initials

When I was in college, I started a barbershop quartet. We were known as “The Initials.”

There was me, Jerry, Alan, and Steve. We originally tried to name our group using our four initials, but with three consonants and only one vowel, it was close to impossible. 136 more words

WordPress

Time for a Haircut?

I used to go to barbershops
I’d have them cut my hair
These days my wife is chosen
To give me my hair care

I must admit in all those years… 63 more words

Poetry

Frank and Gordon in: The Wrong Boy Scout

—You’re late, you know.

The boy was confused at this remark, so he stood on the doorstep of the old man’s dilapidated one-story house, holding a black garbage bag full of empty soda cans and plastic bottles, and said nothing. 12,259 more words

Short Fiction