Happy birthday, John

In honor of the birthday of John Philip Sousa (1854-1932), here is his Washington Post March, performed by the St. Luke’s bottle band.

11 Responses to Happy birthday, John

  1. This was great. Happy Birthday, John. 😀 — Suzanne

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  2. thos317 says:

    Each year his old band marches down G Street, S.E. in Washington, DC to his graveside at Congressional Cemetery and performs. It’s a truly magnificent sight. Let me know if you’re interested in videos from prior years.

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  3. Wally Fry says:

    Stars and Stripes Forever is one of my favorite songs. My daughter used to play the Piccolo part in it whenever a band she was in played it.

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  4. […] was inspired by a post at Blue Bird of Bitterness. I actually had no idea today was the birthday of the “March King,” John Phillips […]

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  5. Love this! Talented people who are hilarious! They are part of our tribe, Blue Bird.

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