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Most Happy Fellows

Most Happy Fellows

Lead: Larry Hassler. Tenor: Bob Hodge. Baritone: Jack Lyon. Bass: Ken Hawkinson.

Seven has to be the lucky number of the Most Happy Fellows, who were crowned international quartet champions in Philadelphia in 1977, one of only 18 quartets who won the gold the first time they medalled in international competition. This edition of the quartet was seven months old; baritone Jack Lyon had only joined in January. In the three previous years, the "Haps" placed 21st, 14th, and 7th, all numbers divisible by 7. On the 7th day of the 7th month of the 77th year, they were the 7th contestant to appear in the finals - and won the gold. The plane that had brought them to Philadelphia was - what else - a 747.

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1977 - Barbershop Quartet Champions

Most Happy Fellows : Masterworks Series : 00  1 CD

Most Happy Fellows : Masterworks Series

Celebrating their 25th Anniversary at the 2002 Portland SPEBSQSA convention, longtime favorites Most Happy Fellows show us why with this generous collection of 23 all-time favorites, released by the Masterworks Series. "Anybody Here From Out Of Town," "Frog Kissin'," "Alice Blue Gown," "One Red Rose," "In The Naughty, Naughty 90s," "Turn Your Radio On," "Puttin' On The Ritz," "It's Not Easy Being Green," "Through The Years"...the nostalgic hits just keep on coming. The original four Most Happy Fellows, surprise winners of the SPEBSQSA quartet gold in 1977 have recorded with a couple of replacement basses over the years, but the trademark sweet blend of harmonies remains. Great stuff!

Songlist: Anybody Here from Out of Town, Slippery Sal, When Your Hair Has Turned to Silver, Frog Kissin', If He Could Fight Like He Can Love, I'm In Love With A Beautiful Nurse, Alice Blue Gown, When I Look in Your Eyes, London by Night, Head Over Heels in Love with Sweet Adeline, One Red Rose, This is All I Ask, The Lord's Prayer, When the World was Young, In the Naughty, Naughty 90's, Turn Your Radio On, I'm Sorry I Made You Cry, I'll Follow the Sun, In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning, Puttin' on the Ritz, Don't Leave Me Dear Old Mammy, It's Not Easy Being Green, Through the Years

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5342c | 1 CD | $14.98 | A Cappella

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