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Knights Banned in Auburn!

Submitted by Frank “Boots” Butenschon (AKO ’58-’60) with sincere apologies to the guys on the band during these events and super apologies for any error in memory by a 74-year-old cat who loves the Auburn Knights and all the precious … Continue reading

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Smoke Gets in Your Eyes

Submitted by Frank “Boots” Butenschon (AKO ’58-’60) with sincere apologies to the guys on the band during these events and super apologies for any error in memory by a 74-year-old cat who loves the Auburn Knights and all the precious … Continue reading

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Stormy Weather (Since My Van and I…)

Submitted by Frank “Boots” Butenschon (AKO ’58-’60) with sincere apologies to the guys on the band during these events and super apologies for any error in memory by a 74-year-old cat who loves the Auburn Knights and all the precious … Continue reading

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AU Band Alum Memorializes Dr. Walls

Auburn University band alum and blogger Christian Walters has written a great homage to recently-passed Auburn University band director and Auburn Knights booster Dr. Billy Walls. Today at the AU homecoming game against Samford, the band performed a couple of … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Dr. Billy G. Walls

Dr. Billy Walls was the band director at AU from 1969 to 1991. He was a great supporter of the AKO, sat in on occasion as a skilled trombonist and would always let the Knights practice in the AU band … Continue reading

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October 2011 The Bridge Available for Download

The October 2011 edition of our print newsletter, The Bridge, is available in PDF format. Click here to download. Please note that all of the articles in this issue of The Bridge–and more–are included here on the website.

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Marion Evans on Tony Bennett’s Duets II

Marion Evans (AKO 1951) has collaborated again with Tony Bennett, arranging for the new album Duets II. The project debuted in September 2011 at the number one position on Billboard’s top album chart. Visit tonybennett.com for tour dates and links … Continue reading

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