Brush Creek Follies

Headlines
7:45 am
Tue December 13, 2011

Top Of The Morning News: Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Clark Hunt and Scott Pioli
  • Chiefs Fire Head Coach Todd Haley
  • McCaskill¬† Finds $800 Million In Earmarks Despite Ban
  • The Brush Creek Follies History Comes Home

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Kansas City's Early Radio Days
4:12 pm
Tue December 6, 2011

Charlie Pryor And The Brush Creek Follies

Photo from the Arthur B. Church KMBC Radio Collection, used by permission of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Libraries, Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Department of Special Collections.

To Rebecca Pryor, her grandfather Charlie was a kind of Pied Piper. Everywhere he went, he made music that thrilled listeners.

Charlie Pryor was a percussionist, specializing in drum set, xylophone and a homemade musical washboard supped up with cowbells and horns. When she was little, Charlie took Rebecca with him to play at churches, and he played at her school's assemblies. 

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