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The Lawrence Welk Show
Holiday for Strings
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Ferret
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Just great.

 

Seen it all. Done it all. Can't remember most of dunno ..... What was I saying???? facepalm

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Fiddlerman
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April 5, 2014 - 6:51 am
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Funny. My parents used to watch every episode of Lawrence Welk when we were growing up.
I remember him as being MUCH older. LOL
Also, those musicians are pretty good. :-)

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LOL, @Ferret/John:  Too funny, if you get my drift.  rofl dancing

 

Ken.

@ Pierre: My parent's had just settled down for the night to watch the "Welk" show the evening of my 28th birthday when my dad had a heart attack, his final one. cry

Here is even an older version of the song. The violin player in the middle is playing a 'Strad'.

 

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Fiddlerman
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April 5, 2014 - 8:27 pm
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Very sorry to hear it Ken.

The recording doesn't do the Strad much justice.violin-student

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Lawrence Welk liked his playing so much that he bought him that Strad when he joined the LW show in 1953.

Here's another song on the Strad.

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Fiddlerman
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April 6, 2014 - 6:58 am
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Why can't I find a boss like him. :-)
Lawrence Welk must have been very generous. Wonder what that cost him...

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