Music

Mad Trombonist

bass trombone player

(August 1998, Uruguay) In a misplaced moment of inspiration, Paolo Esperanza, bass-trombonist with the Symphonica Maya de Uruguay, decided to make his own contribution to the cannon shots fired during a performance of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture at an outdoor children’s concert. In complete disregard of common sense, he dropped a …

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The Christmas Truce

German soldiers in trenches

-- By David G. Stratman From his book "We Can Change the World" ÔÇ¿It was December 25, 1914, only 5 months into World War I. German, British, and French soldiers, already sick and tired of the senseless killing, disobeyed their superiors and fraternized with "the enemy" along two-thirds of the Western Front (a crime punishable by death in times of war). German troops held Christmas trees up out of the trenches with signs, "Merry Christmas."

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The Story Of Charlie Coulson

Civil War drummer

I was a surgeon in the United States Army during the Civil War. After the battle of Gettysburg, there were hundreds of wounded soldiers in my hospital. Many were wounded so severely that a leg or an arm, or sometimes both, needed to be amputated.

One of these was a boy who had been in the service for only 3 months. Since he was too young to be a soldier, he had enlisted as a drummer. When my assistants came to give him chloroform before the amputation, he turned his head and refused it. When they told him that it was the doctor's orders, he said, "Send the doctor to me."

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Stuart Hamblen Meets Billy

Record album cover of Stuart Hamblen

Back in the 50's there was a well known radio host/comedian/song writer in Hollywood named Stuart Hamblin* who was noted for his drinking,womanizing, partying, etc.

One of his bigger hits at the time was "I won't go hunting with you Jake, but I'll go chasing women."

One day, along came a young preacher holding a tent revival. Hamblin had him on his radio show presumably to poke fun at him.

In order to gather more material for his show, Hamblin showed up at one of the revival meetings.

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Free Music Links – Great!

Music, Songs, Videos, Artists, Lyrics

These may be some of the best links you’ll ever find… just click artist and a list of songs will pop up… including lyrics. 1)   Elvis Presley <http://www.lyricstube.net/video.php?artist=Elvis+Presley&artistid=16241> 2)   Roy Orbison <http://www.lyricstube.net/video.php?artist=Roy+Orbison&artistid=12664> 3)   Beatles <http://www.lyricstube.net/video.php?artist=Beatles&artistid=16282> 4)   Abba <http://www.lyricstube.net/video.php?artist=ABBA&artistid=16240> 5)   Bee Gees <http://www.lyricstube.net/video.php?artist=Bee+Gees&artistid=16294> 6)   Michael Jackson <http://www.lyricstube.net/video.php?artist=Michael+Jackson&artistid=10179> 7)   John …

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