The Uncle Sam Band
Happy is the home of the Uncle Sam Band which was organized in the 1930s and directed by Happy High School Band Director James Douglass Forbus. The Uncle Sam Band led a parade in Amarillo, Texas, during a visit by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Famous quotes containing the words band, uncle and/or sam:
“Nothing makes a man feel older than to hear a band coming up the street and not to have the impulse to rush downstairs and out on to the sidewalk.”
—Robert Benchley (18891945)
“my Uncle Sols farm
failed because the chickens
ate the vegetables so
my Uncle Sol had a
chicken farm till the
skunks ate the chickens when”
—E.E. (Edward Estlin)
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Dutch: He gave his word to a railroad.
Pike Bishop: Its his word.
Dutch: That aint what counts. Its who you give it to.”
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