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Singing valentines: Barbershop chorus hits all the right notes

Greenville, NC - February 14, 2017


Howard Shokler of Greenville scored some “big-time points” with his wife while manning his booth at the Uptown Greenville Umbrella Market a few years ago. “I saw these guys dressed all funny going around and singing,” Shokler said of a barbershop quartet with the Carolina Chord Connection Barbershop Chorus. “I asked them if they did any romantic music, and when they said ‘Yes,’ I called my wife up on the phone and they sang to her. ... I scored big-time points that day.”



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