[LMB] OT: Parade

Raymond Collins rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 2 02:49:47 GMT 2022


We pretty much lived outside of the USA during the most of the sixties. So
figure late 1960's 67 or 68. With a black and white TV. We didn't get a
color TV until 1970.

On Sat, Jan 1, 2022, 3:12 PM WILLIAM A WENRICH <wawenri at msn.com> wrote:

> I saw the Mummers parade in person one time before we moved from PA. It
> must have been in the ‘50s.
>
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> On Sat, 1 Jan 2022 16:55:43 +0000, WILLIAM A WENRICH <wawenri at msn.com (
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> > Can anyone else remember watching the Rose Parade on a black and white
> TV?
> Well, yes! Also the Mummers' Parade from Philadelphia, which in recent
> Before Times I could catch on the internet. This year's parade is ON! 9AM
> Eastern Time, tomorrow, on PHL17.com (
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> . Would have been today but Philly got rain. Last year got COVIDed out, but
> this year the Fancies, Wenches, and Comic Brigades etc. are back.
> I watched the Mummers parade as a little kid in Connecticut when one of
> the big networks broadcast it. Missed it when we moved to Florida in '55.
> Discovered it on Youtube a few years ago, and have been watching ever since.
> The String Bands have entirely too many saxophones for my taste these
> days, but there is still nothing like massed banjos strutting down Broad
> Street. And the Comic Brigades during the Trump presidency were deadly
> funny!
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