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On 4/5/2018 at 10:24 PM, Fran Haring said:

I know I've mentioned this before in other threads.... but the Southern Tier Grenadiers from the Endicott, NY,  area were the real deal for a time there during the 1970s.

To date, one of the best drum corps horn lines, on a player-for-player basis, I've ever heard. Not big in size... mid-20s to maybe 30 horns, depending on the year.. .but those guys could flat-out bring it.  And they were tackling some pretty high-rent charts for a local-circuit corps.  Mouret's "Rondeau" (the theme from Masterpiece Theatre).... "Capriccio Espagnol"... music from the musical 1776... among other tunes. Great stuff.

RCA:

The old Stratford 'Connecticut Yankees" may have competed in the old Red Carpet Association.

Elphaba      :flower:

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  • September 5, 1970

 

September 5, 1970

Penn York Championship

Corning NY

1 Scarborough Firefighters 72.200

2 Marching Saints 66.000

3 Belvederes 61.500

4 Tri-Town Cadets 61.100

5 Lakeview Shoreliners 60.300

6 Utica Royaleers 59.950

7 Mark Twain Cadets 57.850

8 Mello-Dears 56.500

9 Royal Coachmen 55.200

10 Grenadiers 55.100

11 Castlemen 50.900

12 Squires 45.450

13 Barons of Steuben 45.200

 

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In 1970 I marched with one of the corps listed. Thanks Keith.

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