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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000062.txt from 1997/09

From: "Ray S. Whitmore" <>
Subj: Re: Questa
Date: Tue, 2 Sep 1997 10:35:07 -0400

Just for the record, (no pun intended), I have an early Pete Fountain LP
where he plays tenor. This was pre-Welk and features a picture of him on
the cover minus the Hollywood-style toupee and wearing glasses. No
resemblence to the Lawrence Welk image! wrote:

> Gary VanCott=NHIN
> 08/30/97 04:51 PM
> Pete Fountain wasn't a regular member of the Welk band since he
> doesn't (as
> far as I know) play sax and doesn't read music. He just played solos
> with
> the band. I don't think he enjoyed his time in L.A. much, but it
> helped
> make him better known.
> Gary Van Cott
> Las Vegas, NV

Ray S. Whitmore
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