Category Archives: Bridgemen

Episode 057: Bridgemen Part II

“The Bayonne Bridgemen were serious title contenders in 1977. The corps’ show started off with “Chiquita Banana” drum solo, along with “Pagliacci” as the opener, complete with operatic tragic clown in tow.  Jim Brady, arguably one of the finest horn players in drum corps history, was the featured solo soprano.
The Bridgemen won the World Open and DCI East titles before heading west to tour en route to DCI in Denver.” …


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Episode 056: Bridgemen

“In the spring of 1964, Father Joseph Donovan was assigned as assistant pastor at St. Andrew’s Parish in Bayonne, New Jersey.
With his appointment came changes.” …


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