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Episode 069: Giant Killer – The 80s

“No history of the 1980s can be written without a look at the influential year of 1979. At first glance, this year might seem like an average year for DCI up to the time.
The Blue Devils had again won the national title. The Top 12 remained essentially the same. Thankfully, Fanfare from “Rocky” and the Theme from “Star Wars” had finally been buried.
What was of significance?” …


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Episode 035: Drum Corps International

… ” The first germ of an idea that grew into DCI came about when Jim Jones of the Troopers and Don Warren of the Cavaliers — two icons of the Drum Corps activity — happened to be standing next to each other in the men’s restroom at a Delavan, WI show.” …


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