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Don Warren and Sixty Years with the World Champion Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps

Colt Foutz

Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
Price: $29.99
ISBN: 978-1932714-39-5
On Sale: December 2007

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Gary Moore

Preface by Don Warren

Introduction: The Old Man and the Green Machine


Part One: Street Kids

Chapter 1: Logan Square Gang

Chapter 2: Bragging Rights

Chapter 3: A Green Corps in the Big Apple

Chapter 4: Drumming up a Dynasty

Chapter 5: Welcome to the Clubhouse

Chapter 6: Big Kids

Chapter 7: The Fight

Chapter 8: The Pinnacle

Chapter 9: Something Like the Inquisition

Chapter 10: Highway Hopping


Part Two: The Green Machine Grows Up

Chapter 11: Love and Other Cases of Heartburn

Chapter 12: Growing Pains

Chapter 13: Our Family Thing?

Chapter 14: Integration

Chapter 15: Go West, Old Man

Chapter 16: Standing Man Takes a Stand

Chapter 17: Life after the Big Top

Chapter 18: The Naugahyde Era

Chapter 19: Waiting for a Miracle

Chapter 20: Pushing Lemons

Chapter 21: Miracle Men


Part Three: Return to Glory

Chapter 22: New Blood

Chapter 23: Rock You

Chapter 24: Rosemont and the Long Road Back

Chapter 25: This Might Not Be Bad

Chapter 26: Same Old Punks

Chapter 27: Doiní the Packy Shuffle

Chapter 28: Pinnacle Revisited

Chapter 29: Rick Lunn Takes a Nap

Chapter 30: Donít Forget to Breathe

Chapter 31: My Kind of Corps


Part Four: . . . and Still Founder

Chapter 32: The Legacy of Don Warren

Afterword: Two Years of Saturdays



Cavaliers Facts and Trivia

Cavaliers Championship Record

Cavaliers in the DCI Hall of Fame

Cavaliers Directors

Cavaliers Drum Majors

Cavaliers of the Year

Cavaliers Rookies of the Year

Honorary Cavaliers





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Colt Foutz

Colt Foutz won fifteen state and national awards for newspaper writing. He was president of his high school marching band and studied music composition at Carnegie Mellon University, where he earned a B.A. in creative writing. Read More...

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