Larry’s Lesson-NFSCD #11

1st November, 2019

Happy new month Riff Raffers. Our penultimate NFSCD, #11!

Larry Adler was a phenomenon worldwide and he took Australia by storm when he toured in the late 1930’s. He was even a good mate of our Don Bradman. Here’s some sound advice from the little master and a few caricatures to boot.

Ch SD

PS: Benoit has released another tune off his album Blue Bird for aural consumption. I had the honour of blowing a little harp on the melodic I Thought That I Would Always Have It All. Thanks Benoit. Details of his CD launch on his Facebook. A couple of new additions to Aussie Models Timeline 1925 & 1929. Check them out you need to scroll right down for pictures and information.

NFSCD#5-Snake Charming

 

1st May, 2019

Happy new month Riff Raffers,

Next time you see one try playing the pocket harp, but there’s no need to go any further they will go their own way (you can call it just another lonely day). It is a myth that snakes cannot hear. They don’t have eardrums, but possess inner ears which detect ground vibrations and other low pitch sounds.

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(Albury Banner & Wodonga Express, 26 February 1937)img_0899

(Goulburn Evening Penny Post, 25 January, 1940)

Larry Adler demonstrates how it’s done with a 12 foot carpet snake at the Lone Pine Zoo. No other implements required!

 

(Sydney Sun, 9 April, 1939)

Ch SD

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PS: Check Out new Soundcloud upload featuring Blighty with his band, hear here -‘Flyers‘.