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VILLAGE VOLUNTEERS HISTORY – 1960


***** CORPS HISTORY – 1960 *****

January 17, – Cerebral Palsy Telethon, Washington Ave, Albany, New York.

This was a 24 hour benefit broadcast, featuring such stars as Hans Conried and Sky King. The corps’ part was to provide local talent while phone calls came in pledging money to help cerebral palsy victims. Those attending included. Theresa McLean, Bob Mulligan, … Continue reading


VILLAGE VOLUNTEERS HISTORY – 1959


***** CORPS HISTORY – 1959 *****

January I, – Governor Rockefeller’s Inaugural Ball, Albany, N.Y.

The inauguration of Governor Rockefeller saw the corps on stage at the Washington Avenue Armory playing tunes for the state’s top dignitaries. Other music was also supplied by the Yankee Doodle Band of Fort Crailo, Cappellano’ s Italian Union Band, and Myer Davis’ Dance Band. … Continue reading


VILLAGE VOLUNTEERS HISTORY – 1958


***** CORPS HISTORY – 1958 *****

May 17, – Tulip Festival, Washington Park, Albany, N.Y.

This was our first appearance in the Tulip Festival. A new fifer was Bill Kemp. This was the first time for such tunes as In an Old Dutch Garden, and When You Wore A Tulip, which are now reserved exclusively for this annual appearance. The … Continue reading


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