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Ford Motor Band/Ford Band Bibliography

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Ford Times

  • Ford Band Gives First Concert, March 1912, v.5 n.6 p.185
  • Ford Band Concerts, May 1913, v.6 n.8 p.338
  • Ford Band Scores Hit, September 1913, v.6 n.12 p.494
  • Ford Band (photo), March 1914, v.7 n.6 p.278
  • Ford “Melody Route” to ‘Frisco, September 1915, v.9 n.2 p.75 

Ford News

  • Band Concert Work Is No Easy Task, 1:4:4:4
  • (1916) When Ford Band Played Good Roads Cause to Victory, 5:22L:4+:1--4 
  • (1920) Canadian Quartette Accepts a Challenge to Sing at Concert, 1:2:4:3--4 
  • (1920) Every Seat in Arcadia Filled at Last Concert..., 1:5:5+:3--4 
  • (1920) First Concert Crowds Arcadia, 1:1:5:4
  • (1920) Storm Fails to Cut Attendance, 1:3:4:4
  • (1921) Band Draws Big Crowd, 1:7F:1:4, 2:1L:1:1
  • (1921) Band Will Open Season, 1:24L:1:1
  • (1921) Ford Band Concerts, 1:19L:1:2
  • (1921) Winter Concert Season Starts, 1:6F:5:1-2
  • (1922) First Open Air Concert Soon, 2:16L:4:1
  • (1922) Ford Band Concert Season Nears End; Two More..., 2:7L:4:1-2 
  • (1922) Ford Band Gives Last Concert of Season, 2:9L:4:4
  • (1922) Next Concert December 14..., 3:2L:4:4
  • (1922) Record Crowds Attend Last Concert, 2:11L:5:1
  • (1922) State Fair Crowds See Greatest Ford Exhibit (Michigan), 2:4F:1+:3--4, 2:22L:1+:3--4 
  • (1922) Winter or Summer, Band Concerts for Employes,2:24L:4:1 
  • (1922) Yuletide Spirit in Concert Program, 3:3L:1+:2
  • (1923) 11,700 Attend 3 Ford Band Concerts, 3:5L:5:1
  • (1923) Band Concert December 13, 4:3L:8:1
  • (1923) Ford Motor Band Holds Last Concert, 3: 10L:4:1
  • (1924) Band Concert January 10, 4:5L:8:3
  • (1924) Ford Band Concert, 4:11L:8:3
  • (1924) Ford Hawaiians participate, 3:13F:1:2, 4:7L: 1:2
  • (1924) Outdoor Meeting Draws 4,379 at Lincoln Plant, 4: 17L:8:2-4
  • (1925) More Concerts by Band at Arcadia, 6:2L:1:1 
  • (1925) "Mother, Safety Engineer of Home" 4,000 at Lincoln Rally Are Told, 5:19L:6:3 
  • (1925) Steady Interest Aroused by Ford Exhibit at Fair, 5:23L:1+:2 
  • (1927) Concert date altered for Lent, 7:9L:1:4 
  • (1928) The New Car's First "At Home," 8:4L:4+:1-4
  • Bagpipes Greet Band at "Soo," 1:1F:4:1, 1:19L:4:1
  • Echoes of the Ford Band's 1700-Mile Tour in Ford Cars, 1:4F:6:1-4, 1:22L:6:1-4 
  • Ford Band With Pikers, 1:18:1:1
  • Performance of Ford Cars Is the Marvel of Pikers' Tour, 1:2F:4+:3-4, 1:20L:4+:3-4
  • Review of 1921 Shows Year of Good Progress, 1:12F:4+:1-2, 2:6L:4+:1-2 
  • Anthem Is Not an Exit March, 1:5:4:4 
  • Band Greets Foch, 1:8F:1:3
  • Band Greets Foch; Second Concert Soon, 2:2L:4:3 
  • Band Plays in Parade, 1:3:1:1
  • Ford Band Led Armistice Parade, 2:8F:4:4, 3:2L:4:4
  • Heart of Great City Is Scene of Fordson Parade, 1:16F:4:1-4, 2:10L:5+:3-4
  • (1922) Variety Marks Concerts of WWI, 2:7F:1+:3, 3:1L:1+:3
  • (1922) Yuletide Spirit in Concert Program, 3:3L:1+:2
  • (1923) Hears Ford Concerts in Lonely Northern Cabin, 2:11F:3:1-3, 3:5L:3:1-3
  • (1923) Listeners...Praise Artists on WWI Programs, 3:8F:5+:3-4, 4:2L:5+:3-4
  • (1923) Radio Fans Delight in Offerings From WWI, 2:24F:5+:1-3, 3:18L:5+:1-3
  • (1923) Skate to Music Sent Out by WWI, 2:15F:4+:1-2, 3:9L:4+:1-2
  • (1923) WWl Programs Continue to Delight…, 3:2F:4+:1-3, 3:20L:4+:1-3
  • (1924) Band Concerts Now Heard on Radio, 5:3L:8:3
  • (1924) Orchestra and Glee Club Feature WWI Programs, 3:18F:5+:1-2, 4:12L:5+:1-2
  • (1926) Band to Give Usual Series, 6:4F:1:1, 6:22L: 1;1

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