|Norman Grandstaff (I'm sure he was never teased about that) of the|
The only picture I could find of the new guy at the 70th, James Palumbo, was ironically a picture next to former 71st Commander (from before Fitzgibbon) Jack Lewis, a sweet guy that the Q quite liked. Jack told me once that he used to run into the head of the 70th, then Eric Rodriguez, at the Supermarket and talk shop. This was on Staten Island, of course.
|Retiring Jack Lewis and Incoming 70th Commander James Palumbo|
70th New Commander
And quite literally, figuratively, metaphorically and legally...The Beat Goes On.
If you're too young to remember the Sonny & Cher show, I suggest you click on that. It's hard to believe now. The Q never missed an episode. Sonny became a Republican congressman from California. Cher...well, she's Cher. The animation that leads the show is absolutely worth the price of your click.
Last thing...I actually think that the "yarl" favored by singers such as Eddie Veder and Creed and a million other bands came from a combination of Cher and Cat Stevens. Think about it. Just think about it...not too hard, mind you. Just think about it..