||In Search of Frank Bowers...
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Off topic, but MAN - how good of a drummer would you have to be to drum with Gene Krupa?!?!?
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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 !!!!