Music: Sanitation Band

For 20 years 75 men in the New York City Department of Sanitation have led double lives. Ostensibly employed as street cleaners, stablemen and garbage truck drivers, they have spent much of their time tootling on brass instruments, dressing themselves up in gorgeous blue & gold uniforms to furnish music for city celebrations. The sanitation bandsmen welcomed the King & Queen of the Belgians, Queen Marie of Rumania, the Prince of Wales, Lloyd George, Charles Augustus Lindbergh and many another. Unless there was snow to be cleaned off the streets the department...

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