Category Archives: Back In The Day

They don’t write ’em like that anymore

“Sing a song of long ago When things were green and movin’ slow And people’d stop to say hello Or they’d say “hi” to you “Would you like to come over for tea With the missus and me?” It’s a … Continue reading

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Just an old sweet song

I had just moved to Atlanta in May of 1984. Having worked at Six Flags during the Summer of 1983, it was a natural fit to work there again following the permanent move. One Saturday evening in early June, I … Continue reading

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Inspiration is sweet and lovely

Sometime in the 1976-77 school year, I was introduced to the sound of barbershop harmony. In part, it is a melody line surrounded by three harmony parts – tenor, baritone and bass. Having been raised on acapella singing, this was … Continue reading

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They don’t make ’em like they used to

Making a deposit at the bank, I noticed one of the pennies didn’t look like the others. It was a wheat penny. They don’t make them like that anymore. It was in relatively good shape. They stopped making them in … Continue reading

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