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Congratulations, David!  Good work
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Best,
John Haley


On Wed, Mar 26, 2014 at 9:45 PM, David Lewis <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> I am not pounding my drum by sending this to ARSCList, but I think it makes
> an important point:
>
> BEST ARTS LECTURE Cincinnati musicologist David Lewis' knowledge goes way,
> way beyond King Records (although he knows plenty about that.) He has
> researched the stories of the earliest record companies to be based here,
> and in October presented a revelatory lecture at Downtown's Main Library
> about Homer Rodeheaver, whose Cincinnati-based publishing company and
> record label were pioneers of sacred music. Rodeheaver was also close to
> 1920s preacher Billy Sunday, maybe the most famous American evangelist
> ever. Lewis brought it all to life wonderfully.
> http://npaper-wehaa.com/city-beat#2014/03/25/?page=33&z=100
>
> Now there are minor factual errors in this blurb, but I got into the annual
> "Best of" and that is a considerable honor around here. We have a Speaker's
> bureau, but even I don't know who heads it or how to contact them; I've
> just seen posts here about it occasionally. There is a strong advantage,
> though, of getting out into the community and speaking on sound recording
> related topics. I think they're ready for us now. I speak at the Public
> Library once a month, on a different topic; sometimes I get 50 people and
> sometimes I get 2. But it does get noticed, and it helps to convey to the
> general public what we're doing as an organization.
>
> best,
>
> David N. "Uncle Dave" Lewis
> Lebanon, OH
>