This is an intriguing mystery. I had never heard of Bobby Christian, and I wonder how he got his friends to let him post their pictures in this 1948 advertisement. Were they the school’s faculty? Now, there’s a wondrous thought. And the ad has the only picture I’ve ever seen of Kenny John, later with Louis:
But it makes me think, for a moment, of going back to school. Or at least mailing that coupon to-day.
May your happiness increase!
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The song remains the same, but the labels become multi-lingual. No harm done!
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