For­mer school­mates get the band back to­gether

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With some help from a mu­sic teacher charge for the se­nior cit­i­zen groups in and some older brothers, six guys in high Springville, Span­ish Fork, Payson and school got to­gether in 1960 in Provo and San­taquin/Genola. They visit as­sisted started a mu­si­cal group. They played for liv­ing cen­ters reg­u­larly. The mu­sic is for the school as­sem­bly and church groups oldies, and the jokes be­tween num­bers are and even played for Janie Thomp­son at even older at times. They last played for Brigham Young Uni­ver­sity in the Pro­gram the Tabitha’s Way Christ­mas ben­e­fit din­ner Bureau in sev­eral places. at the Vet­er­ans Hall in Span­ish Fork.

Mis­sions, mar­riage, ed­u­ca­tion and ca­reers Its mem­bers are as fol­lows: Karl split up the group by 1962. But re­tire­ment Weight is a re­tired en­gi­neer liv­ing in fi­nally be­gan to set in the guys Wood­land Hills. Clyde Nielsen is a re­tired moved back to Utah Val­ley. In 2006, they phar­ma­cist liv­ing in Span­ish Fork. Clay got back to­gether. Five of the orig­i­nal Air­ing­ton, fife player, is re­tired Air Force group are still play­ing and the sixth is a and cur­rently a school bus driver liv­ing wel­come ad­di­tion with good fife skills. in Span­ish Fork. Tom Powell is a re­tired Three live in the Span­ish Fork-Salem area BSA Scout ex­ec­u­tive liv­ing in Provo near now and the other three are in the ProvoVal Jones, who is re­tired Air Force and isOrem area. tun­ing pi­anos now. Glen Miller, not the

The Blowhards Fife, Jug and Bot­tle fa­mous Glen Miller, is a re­tired grade- Band has been play­ing reg­u­larly at no school teacher liv­ing in Orem.

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