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1981 Sop Feature

Post by Malibu » Fri Apr 18, 2008 12:17 pm

This is 1981 Crossmen's 1st sop line during our opener Explosion. One day my husband was goofing off while on tour and one of the brass instructor saw it and put it in the show.
Cadets copied the idea a few years ago. Funny how just playing around will promote ideas.
My hubby is the first one on the left;


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Re: 1981 Sop Feature

Post by bumba_58 » Fri Apr 18, 2008 8:52 pm

Malibu wrote:This is 1981 Crossmen's 1st sop line during our opener Explosion. One day my husband was goofing off while on tour and one of the brass instructor saw it and put it in the show.
Cadets copied the idea a few years ago. Funny how just playing around will promote ideas.
My hubby is the first one on the left;


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Post by Dave B » Fri Apr 18, 2008 10:52 pm

Hey, we did that, too! 1988 show, right up front, tasty little set of jazz licks there in the middle of the opener (Cherokee).

Gimmickry. What fun. :D
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Post by Jd » Sat Apr 19, 2008 5:19 am

I remember that sop lick from 1981. We thought that was so cool.
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Post by Brian Tolzmann » Sat Apr 19, 2008 10:42 am

That '81 Crossmen show was HOT!!!

The greatest typographical blooper on any DCI merchandise was on the '81 DCI albums, which said the Crossmen played the song, "Bustline", instead of what should have been "Bustling".
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Post by Mike » Mon Apr 21, 2008 7:00 am

Brian Tolzmann wrote:That '81 Crossmen show was HOT!!!

The greatest typographical blooper on any DCI merchandise was on the '81 DCI albums, which said the Crossmen played the song, "Bustline", instead of what should have been "Bustling".
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In 1970 we played a Brazilian tune called Laia la Daia (Lie-uh luh Die-uh is how it should be pronounced). One announcer called it "Lay a lady".

:D

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Post by Malibu » Mon Apr 21, 2008 8:00 am

Brian Tolzmann wrote:That '81 Crossmen show was HOT!!!

The greatest typographical blooper on any DCI merchandise was on the '81 DCI albums, which said the Crossmen played the song, "Bustline", instead of what should have been "Bustling".
Thanks Brian!
As far as Jazz songs from Crossmen's past, I really like our production number in 1980....Jack Miraculous. Really great sop feature in that one too....and I still remember the guard work to it! :)
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