Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Banjo Dad :)

This is kind of neat; I found an old Diploma that my Father got in 1935...in Tenor Banjo no less...
(click on the picture for a larger version)
I wondered how he came across such an institution, and a Google search turned up the following ad from a 1926 Popular Mechanics magazine..I'm thinking this is where he found it, as Popular Mechanics was the 2nd gospel in our home :) apparently the Siegel-Myers School of Music in Chicago was quite the place...

2 comments:

Gregory Levonian said...

What was the first gospel?

Tom said...

A seasonal query for sure Greg. The 1st Gospel was the Good News, that Jesus Saves !!

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