Music: Flat Feet v. Barflies

Many an oldtime whiskey tenor crouched closer to his radio one night last week. Reason: the finals of the Second Annual National Championship for Barber Shop Quartets, broadcast from the New York World's Fair. All week winners of sectional contests had crooned, bleated and harmonized before a tableful of solemn judges. The performance to beat, all knew, was the precise, satin-smooth Just a Dream of You and Mandy Lee of last year's champs, the mustachioed, white-aproned Phillips "66" Barflies of Bartlesville, Okla. Most favored challengers were the Flat Foot Four, a quartet of Oklahoma City cops in uniform. By...

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