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Stringbandarchives.com Wishes The Fralinger String Band "Congratulations"

on both their 100th Anniversary Celebration,

and on Winning First Place in the 2015 Mummers Parade.



Fralinger - Through The Years

The Bells Of St Mary - 1968

Odyssey In Rhythm - 1978

Smile Be Your Umbrella - 1969 Philadelphia Bandstand - 1979
Italian Melodies - 1970 Showtime At The OK Corral - 1980
John Philip Sousa - 1971 Broadway ... Philly's Way - 1981
Golden Age Of Big Bands - 1972 Half Time U.S.A. - 1982
Jazzmen Of The Mardi Gras - 1973 At The Rag Band Ball - 1983
Greatest Show On Earth - 1974 The Jokers Are Wild - 1984
The Gershwin Years - 1975 Hallelujah! Ol' Man River - 1985
Birth Of American Music - 1976 Live At The Copabanana - 1987
Yesterday In The Park - 1978 Don't Be That Way - 1988




The Best Things In Life Are Free

The Theme From SWAT

A Shanty in Old Shantytown

Button Up Your Overcoat

1977 Theme "Trip The Light Fantastic"

If You Knew Susie

Ma She's Makin Eyes At Me & I Want A Girl

The Theme From Shaft

Tie A Yellow Ribbon 'Round The Old Oak Tree

Bye Bye Blackbird

I'm Sittiin' On Top Of The World

Minstrel Memories - Medley





2015 String Bands

Stringbandarchives.com would like to say thank you to

Mr. Mummer & Andrea Hamburg (Sandyflipflops18)

for taking the time to upload their videos to Youtube.



















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Sure Stereo Vol 72-2 - 1984 Musical Salute

(Click on above link to download album)


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Calling on Retired Mums


Over the past few years this site attracted numerous visitors who are active in the string band community today, it has also caught the attention of many “old timers.”  We maintain this site to preserve the history of our hobby, as well as to document the 100+ years of tradition that came before us.  We would like to encourage all the “old timers” who visit the site to consider returning, in some capacity to the hobby you loved.  We know you’re out there. Why else would you be here now?


You still have something of value to give.  Whether it’s attending a fundraiser for your former organization, giving free lessons to young members for an hour before rehearsal each week, lending your expertise to the theme committee, bringing your child, or even grandchild, to a rehearsal, or simply sitting in with the band once a month.


   Please consider coming out of retirement, if not to take a suit, then simply to show your support for this hobby we all love.  If you inspire even one person to become committed to preserving this tradition, you’ve made it worth your while.  Without gaining interest in and commitment to this hobby from the next generation, there may not be anything for us to archive 10 years from now. 


    Help us instill in the next generation the love of mummery we all have in common on this site.  Stop by your old clubhouse next week, and tell them StringBandArchives.com sent you!


































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Special Thanks to the following people

to whom without their generous contributions this site would not be possible!


The Creator & Designer of SBArchives : Russ Coleman


Editor & Audio Guru: Joe Marchesa


And Special Thanks To ...

Brian Reed , John Wernega , Joe Fink ,  Michael Osowiecki

Amanda Ettinger , Terry McDonald , John Gilbert , Scott Ratzke , Mike Weick , Eric Leso ,

Marty Rotindo Jr. , Shaun Decky , Paul Gawlinski  ,& Dan Mizner.


Sorry if we have missed anyone.


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