Thursday, September 22, 2011

Sousa Conducting Band


Today's picture was taken in 1923. Oh my, is that a Shriner's hat he is wearing? Please don't tell me Sousa was a freemason. Don't even get me started on the freemasons. Well, I am already started. Maybe we should do a week on secret societies and diabolical organizations.

Sousa actually was a mason, and composed some music called, "Nobles of the Mystic Shrine", which you can listen to below, if you want to.


13 comments:

  1. I love to hear live music. Sousa's concerts must have been wonderful.

    A week of secret societies and conspiracies would be tons of fun!

    I hope your daughter feels better soon. She is doing a wonderful work for God. You and your wife did a good job raising her. I would comment on her site but my computer's security settings won't let me.Just let her know that I am praying for her.

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  2. Too late you started it...what is your take on Freemasonry?

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  3. If you do a week or two on secret and evil societies, make sure you include The Evil Nate Maas and according to The ENM, your own secret society.
    Make sure you include all the Presidents that were Masons

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  4. The Shriners operate a number of hospitals which provide free orthopedic and burn care to children under the age of 18. Hardly "nefarious".

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  5. I think a review of the classic secret societies would be very interesting. I am not familiar with any of them and thus have no preconcieved ideas about them.

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  6. I wonder what Sousa's medals are for?

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  7. I hope we have a week about secret societies sometime. It would be fascinating. I don't know much about the Freemasons.

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  8. I could tell you about the freemasons. But then I'd have to kill you.

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  9. Anon 11:18, I didn't expect that. LOL.

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  10. I can tell you all about Freemasonry but then THEY will have to kill me!!!

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  11. I had never heard that particular Sousa march before, but it's delightful.

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  12. Love the Sousa stuff! Just downloaded an entire "album" of Sousa marches on Itunes. Thanks for the reminder about this fabulous music.

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  13. The bandstand in the Great Lakes Naval Training Base is still there. BTW Mason's do a lot for people and for the country. I am not one though.

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