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In Search of Frank Bowers...
HopeChest
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Joined: Oct 19, 2015
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From: East Bay, CA
Posted: 2017-08-11 1:32 pm   Permalink

Off topic, but MAN - how good of a drummer would you have to be to drum with Gene Krupa?!?!?

 
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MadDogMike
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Joined: Mar 30, 2008
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From: The Anvil of the Sun
Posted: 2017-08-11 3:31 pm   Permalink

Right?

 
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Pele Paul
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Joined: Aug 26, 2008
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From: San Dimas, ca
Posted: 2017-08-11 3:39 pm   Permalink

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On 2011-12-13 19:35, bigbrotiki wrote:
John-O, you're such a lush! Well, here is MY groundbreaking discovery -except it's not really mine, it was BORIS who discovered this previously unknown piece of Bowers ephemera, and I thank him very much!

I apologize in advance/ in retrospect if I outbid anyone on this (Sabu? John-O?), but I just had to have it:









I show most but not all pages, Bowers' style was definitely Pre-Tiki, more 30s/40s...





The animals were drawn by his wife Vicki.

And here's what WE like, the...



My favorite is actually the back cover:





wow these are awesome!!! Id love to pattern my style after him!!! i need these books!!! INCREDIBLE tiki style
he was ahead of his time !!!!


 
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