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Bob Everhart Lives for Old-Time Country Music

42nd National Old-Time Music Festival and Pioneer Expo August 28 – September 3, 2017 Plymouth County Fairgrounds—LeMars, IA 51520 Funny, how a small Bavarian village (where I spent most of the summer) can harbor all kinds of memories. But country … Continue reading

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Happy New Year! Or maybe happy Oscars!

Counting down the Pine Cone in Flagstaff Music by Waco Brothers, live at Monty Hall, Harm’s Way. Yes, I am submitting my docu-shorts as a new category to the movie academy in Hollywood. If I don’t win, then Molly would … Continue reading

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Taj Mahal in Acid Rain

The Taj Mahal was a highly involved school project from the last year. Susmita got totally into it with the sugar cube building method. She built a fairly large (2×2 ft) replica of the most famous romantic mausoleum on the … Continue reading

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Country Music Bits: Meet Lillie Mae Rische at LeMars

I didn’t fall to pieces, but I fell in love with this girl. Lillie Mae Rische drew me in at first sight and sound. She is a folk/country singer with attractive looks and great personality. Not only can she sing … Continue reading

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Down Home Dulcimers Doing the “Tell”

Fred Techau and his wife Dorothy presenting the Overture to Wilhelm Tell. One fine morning as I was strolling the LeMars fairgrounds, I stumbled upon a dulcimer workshop at the Village Square. Dorothy and her sister Marilyn were initiating another … Continue reading

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