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Re: [OM] IMG: From Waaaaay Back

Subject: Re: [OM] IMG: From Waaaaay Back
From: Jim Nichols <jhnichols@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2020 22:27:13 -0500
Some folks just have to be individuals, but we tried.

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> On Mar 9, 2020, at 9:51 PM, Wayne Shumaker <om3ti@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> Nice Jim, and all matching suits (except the ties).
> 
> WayneS
> 
> At 3/9/2020 02:59 PM, you wrote:
> 
>> Occasionally, I recall photos from a long time ago, and check to see if I 
>> still have them in my files.  This one is from the late 1940s, the time of 
>> Speed Graphics and large flash bulbs, and was probably shot by Stanley 
>> Coumbe, one of my classmates who shot for the college paper, The Reflector. 
>>  I found a black and white 8x10 glossy stuck between the pages of one of my 
>> yearbooks, and scanned it.
>> 
>> This was the first of several college bands I played with, to help with 
>> college expenses.  This was about 1948, and there were still a large number 
>> of veterans enrolled under the GI Bill. Looking at the group, I think all 
>> except two or three were in that category.  I'm the fourth guy from the 
>> right in the front row. Red Terry, who ran the band at this time, is the 
>> bass player.  I think I can name them all, so I'm not senile yet.
>> 
>> The occasion was a Sorority Dance for the Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority.
>> 
>> http://www.gallery.leica-users.org/v/OldNick/20020430-Collegians+1.JPG.html
>> 
>> Demand for large, 15-piece bands went away around 1950, when they were 
>> replaced by smaller combos with loud amplifiers.
>> 
>> -- 
>> Jim Nichols
>> Tullahoma, TN USA
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