As usual, the band kicked the show off with GORDON RILEY’S “Gordon’s Boogie #1″ and Lead Singer, LARRY DEAN jumped in immediately with an OLD “Grandma’s Featherbed” recorded by John Denver. He followed that with Roy Acuff’s “Fireball Mail”. Our outstanding Steel Guitar player, FRED UZZELL jumped right in with the beautiful “I Love You Because” before LARRY DEAN joined him with “Cold,Cold War With You”
“Marvelous” MARVIN BREDEMEIER stepped up to the microphone with a vocal “Smoke, Smoke That Cigarette” and the instrumental, “Milk Cow Blues”. GORDON RILEY moved to the microphone then with “Holding Things Together” and Buck Owens’ “Buckaroo”. Our resident song writer, GARRY BICHELMEYER was next with his own season appropriate “Demons” followed by his wife, Bass player, MARY BICHELMEYER and Ray Price’s “Crazy Dreams”. LARRY DEAN returned with a hit from the 50′s by the Platters called “Twilight Time”.
RON FINE was summoned to bring his amazing baritone voice to come front and center to sing “I Can’t Stop Loving You” followed with “If You Love Me Half As Much” to close the first half.
PAT UZZELL took over the second half playing Bass so MARY could take a break to mingle with the audience.
GARRY BICHELMEYER stepped up to open the second half with his popular “Northern Star” and a new song he has written “Make You Feel My Love”. LARRY DEAN came up then with Ray Stephens’ “I Used To Be Crazy” and “I’m Goin’ Back To Louisiana”. JEROME OBERLE was called up with his electric all-button accordion to play “Beer Barrel Polka”, “Cold, Cold Heart” and finished with “Pennsylvania Polka”. FRED UZZELL was next with “Beyond The Reef”.
MARVIN was next with”Take Me Back To Tulsa” before LARRY followed with Chuck Berry’s “Johnny B., Goode” and Don Williams’ “I Believe In You”. MARY returned with Han Williams’ “You Cheatin’ Heart”. LARRY DEAN stepped up to close the show with “The Light House”.
We hope to see everyone at the American Legion located at 6521 Nieman Rd in Shawnee this Friday night from 7:00 until 11:00 PM. Be back here at the BK Lounge located near 95th & Quivira next Tuesday at 6:30 PM. Everyone Be Safe Until We Meet Again!