Nevada Proud: The Gaylords

When The Gaylords formed back in 1949 Burt Holiday and Ronnie Gaylord were two young guys in Detroit with dreams of making it big in show business, but stopped in the Silver Sate en route to Los Angeles. For sixty-five years they’ve entertained audiences all over the world and kept a home base right here in Reno. Two surviving members of the group to talked to News 4 about how they overcame being split up by war and unexpectedly stumbled upon hit after hit.

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JRJohns - 11/14/2013 12:56 PM
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What a great success story from a bygone era. " We Were Treated like Royalty" in reference to Bill Harrah.... boy there's a phrase you never hear in the entertainment business anymore. I had the distinct privileged of having Don Rea as our musical director @ Circus Circus for decades. His talent and insight when it came to playing for other performers was nothing short of brilliant. Certainly tells of a musician who mastered his craft in all respects. As for Elias Johnson and how you handled this piece on these 2 amazing entertainers... I applaud you as well!

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