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Six Degrees of SPEBSQSA

April 11th is Barbershop Quartet Day.  I did not previously know that on this day in history, SPEBSQSA was formed.  In Tulsa, Oklahoma.  SPEBSQSA means Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of BarberShop Quartet Singing in America.   150 more words

Happy Birthday to… US! | Barbershop HQ

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

Musicians

On fire!

Just home from our short road trip, and “on fire” seems an appropriate theme for the overnight.

On the way down, we drove through the Konza prairie. 345 more words

Families

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 – discovered they each had profound worries about the future of the barbershop quartet. 267 more words

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Enjoy Some Music on April 11th

On April 11th celebrate the fabulous vintage 8 track tape.

The 8 track tape preceded cassettes and was popular in the 60s and 70s.  So go get on your disco pants and groove to this great hit: 83 more words

A Love Story

It’s been over a year, but there is no amount of time long enough to adjust to the loss of a soul mate of sixty-six years.  1,308 more words

Sewing

(Best Of) Being Kind with Singing Valentines (Feature Friday!)

(the Best of) A Year of Being Kind, Friday, February 13, 2015

This is one of my favorite, poignant, heart-tugging posts from last year. Read it, and see if you agree. 604 more words