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Charlie Hughes The Baxter Bugler

Charlie Hughes: The Baxter Bugler By Jari Villanueva © 2016 TapsBugler The recent articles about persons playing Taps every night as tribute to veterans got me thinking about bugle records. Has there been anyone who has played consistently for a period of time? And using a real bugle. There are two who are featured as […]

The Titanic Musicians

From Walter Lord’s Book, “The Night Lives On” Whatever (music) they played (that night), they achieved immortality.  The bravery of these men, trying to bring hope and comfort to others without a thought to their own safety, captured the public’s imagination allover the world.  Editorials, speeches, sermons, and reams of worshipful poetry celebrated the deed, […]

THE EXPERIENCES OF A BANDMASTER

THE EXPERIENCES OF A BANDMASTER By John Philip Sousa During eighteen years spent in playing music for the masses, twelve years in the service of the United States and six in that of the general public, many curious and interesting incidents have come under my observation. While conductor of the Marine Band, which plays at […]

John Philip Sousa’s Christmas Gift to the United States

John Philip Sousa’s Christmas Gift to the United States. “The Stars and Stripes Forever” is certainly America’s greatest march. It is associated with the United States and recognized everywhere in the world. The march was not born in the aftermath of a great battle (like “The Star-Spangled Banner”) but, like our national anthem, is the […]

Richard Fiske Marine Bugler at Pearl Harbor

Richard Fiske was born in Boston, Massachusetts on March 26, 1922. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in February 1940. Following Field Music School, he was assigned to the USS West Virginia (BB-48) as a Marine Private bugler on July 6, 1940. On December 7, 1941, Dick was on the quarter deck when […]

The Pearl Harbor Bugler Sgt Theodore Allen

The Pearl Harbor Bugler Army Bugler Sergeant Theodore Allen http://www.pearlharborbugle.com/ http://www.pearlharborbugle.com/#!press/c1s1p Sergeant Theodore Allen ​Stationed at Fort Ruger on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 Sergeant Allen furiously played Call To Arms saving numerous lives during the surprise attack. But, for all his heroics, he was mishandled by the Veterans Administration and buried on top […]

WWII Paratrooper with bugle on D-Day

A great image of a Paratrooper of the 506th Parachute Regiment. Can you see the bugle? This is an Army Signal Corps photo taken on 4 June 1944. The soldier is PFC Don Ross from the S-3 section, HQ, 3rd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment. He was originally in I (India) Company. He was sitting around the […]

Bicycle Bugles and Bugling

Bicycle Bugles and Bugling By Paul Schmidt This article was written for “The Wheelmen” who kindly granted permission to reprint. www.thewheelmen.org The bicycle bugle, along with the club uniform, was an indispensable part of highwheel cycling activities in the 1880’s. Nothing was more desirable for proper formation discipline and maneuvers of the cyclists than a […]

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