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  1. looking at pics and videos and I swear guys are...

    looking at pics and videos and I swear guys are just doing it wrong out of laziness or the inability to get a short arm across a big belly.
    jkorber
  2. Thread: Lincoln

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    sorry you didn't like it, but hey, maybe someone...

    sorry you didn't like it, but hey, maybe someone will see it, enjoy it enough and, decide to read more about the man and the period and learn all about the things you painstakingly pointed out in...
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    just a bump, I've seen many have read, but is...

    just a bump, I've seen many have read, but is anyone coming?

    cheers
    Joe Korber
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    St Patricks day in NYC

    Any musicians thinking of marching in NYC on St Patricks Day?


    Best regards
    Joe Korber
    Sunny western Long Island
  5. Thanks, will do

    Thanks, will do
  6. will anyone be organizing a musical effort for...

    will anyone be organizing a musical effort for this event?
  7. page 13 Irish Brigade field music Irish Brigade...

    page 13
    Irish Brigade field music
    Irish Brigade honor Guard

    it matches with the statement from the 69th's website indicating that they are lined up with the County Waterford Society

    joe korber
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    Just look at images and you will note not all...

    Just look at images and you will note not all musicians were 10 years old.
    119th NY's lead musician was just about your age in1862
    as is pointed out in other posts, what is important is that you...
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    I know its been going on for a long time, in fact...

    I know its been going on for a long time, in fact when I first started in this endeavor I was, initially taken back by the notion of paying a fee to be part of the "show", and mind you now I...
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    it can be a problem if the drum heads are calf...

    it can be a problem if the drum heads are calf skin

    joe korber
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    well, if you do a key word search of the Brooklyn...

    well, if you do a key word search of the Brooklyn Eagle database using "bagpipes" you find a bunch of references to highland games the the NY Caledonian Society would hold or sponsor all over what is...
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    grand old flag, 1906, George M Cohan....;-) ...

    grand old flag, 1906, George M Cohan....;-)

    and let me just say that it has been my observation, that
    1) the better the piper the less likely it is your will see him or her playing at ACW...
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    the wee wooly ball on the top is called a...

    the wee wooly ball on the top is called a tourie... ;-)

    scots wha hae!!!
    joe korber
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    "Build it and they will come"?...If someone has...

    "Build it and they will come"?...If someone has the gumption to run an event annually and can sustain some respectable attendance level, then I guess its gonna happen...
    Has anyone ever tried to run...
  15. Watched the video, heard a tiny snippet of some...

    Watched the video, heard a tiny snippet of some very mechanical sounding, tapping near the end of the video. Been around drums for over 30 years, what I heard didn't sound like any drumming I've ever...
  16. Thread: Neshaminy

    by joe_korber
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    Have a great time folks and be sure to wish...

    Have a great time folks and be sure to wish General Grant a happy birthday on that Sunday, the 27th

    I'll be up at Grants tomb that Sunday playing a tune for the General and Mrs Grant at the NPS...
  17. Thread: Period drum

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    drum

    Would recommend, good drum lessons first (if not already) then I hear good things about Florance Drum company, price , turn around on orders etc
    Cooperman very good too but the wait is a little...
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    sounds great jeff Have him keep at it a good...

    sounds great jeff
    Have him keep at it
    a good drummer is a real asset to any unit

    good luck to you both

    joe Korber
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    the question of whether or not the young fella...

    the question of whether or not the young fella plays the drum was never answered and i would think that that was paramount... no point in dressin him up if he doesn't

    If he plays, awesome! if...
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    Yes it began life as a poem written Mr Key. It...

    Yes it began life as a poem written Mr Key. It was however set to music long before the 1900's and became one of numerous "National Airs" that were utilized on occassions we a tune of patriotic...
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    Poll: my vote

    fifer, been a fifer for about 25 years, spent two of the coldest evenings in the field one could wish for, as part of the recreated 151st NY (amen)... both nights I was serenaded by my comrades in...
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    amen brother! last time I checked, Bruce...

    amen brother!

    last time I checked, Bruce Springsteens ain't buying a ticket to get into his own concert.

    joekorber
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