We would go to Santa Maria every year.
On the way we stopped at "Santa Claus", for frosty ice cream cones
Roberta Linn, from the Lawrence Welk show.
I was a young person and she seemed to have a lot of wrinkles.
In 1951, my dad bought me a new "Beuscher" trombone for $210.
Mr. Reeves liked the Beuscher instruments from Elkhorn, Indiana.
That new big red bus was beautiful.
We all felt special driving up in it.
We toured the State parks in our bus, playing at each one.
Jimmy Reeves is the cornet player, top left.
We heard 10 yrs later, that little Pat Cover died at Army basic training of Meningitis.