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WITH A SONG IN MY HEART

On November 10, 1907, Jane Froman was born in the small Missouri town of University City. She grew up in Missouri and considered Columbia, Missouri her home town. Her parents separated when she was only five. Little Jane suffered with … Continue reading

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WORDS OF TRUTH

Our world has been around for between 5 and 6 thousand years.  Of course, there are many who would disagree with that statement, but most of them don’t believe in God nor in His creation timeline.  Unfortunately, in our history … Continue reading

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DISCIPLINE

As a child, my instrument of choice was the piano.  There happened to be one left in our apartment when we moved in.  I was probably no more than six, but the idea of playing the piano occupied my dreams … Continue reading

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A ONE AND A TWO AND A …

“We cater to the people who want a melody as it was originally written. Our audiences want songs that tell a story. We don’t want any song with questionable moral standards.”  LAWRENCE WELK It was the beginning of the 50s … Continue reading

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IN THE MOOD

One of my fondest memories growing up in the 40s and 50s was having my dad sing some of the famous songs of his youth – songs about love and life – songs with a good beat and timing  songs with … Continue reading

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SATURDAY MOVIE ADVENTURES

I grew up in the 50s and spent almost every Saturday at the local movie theater, absorbing every kind of movie magic I could.  We’d spend less than a dollar for a whole day of entertainment and get a box … Continue reading

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