Test how well you know your Eugene Gleemen history! March 3, 2017 Eugene Gleemen Uncategorized Let's start with an easy question, what is the origin of the name, "Eugene Gleemen" Chosen from a citywide poll in response to the already popular group from "little brother" up north, "Corvallis Gleebeavers" Suggested by one of the members based on a club his father sang with in England, the Bristol Gleemen Named at the same time as their sister-group, the "Eugene Gleebelles" No one knows, the source of the name is lost in antiquity Continue >> Travel in the early days was challenging, what event happened on our November 1934 trip to perform in Coquille? Billie Neal was struck by a car in Coquille and hospitalized for a week Cecil Ristow's car ran into a willow tree when the lights failed on the return trip Claude Buxton's car hit a rock in the road outside Drain and had to be towed back to Eugene All of the above Continue >> In the mid-20's, the Eugene Gleemen were the talk of the town! Which of the following is NOT an actual headline from local newspapers in 1925 Gleemen sound is strong, diction found wanting Praise of Gleemen given by Dr. Bartle Interesting group gathered for concert; Rendition found especially pleasing Gleemen to advertise as "Trail to Railers" Continue >> What in the world is happening in this photo? The "Cavemen of Grants Pass" make an appearance at a concert in 1939 prior to our trip to the World's Fair Eugene Gleemen partnered with the University of Oregon to test early radio microphones for KWAX Facing a severe drop in membership, the Eugene Gleemen were forced to recruit in Corvallis Prior to the legalization of marijuana in Oregon, the Gleemen often partook in a ritual known as "shotgunning the femur" Continue >> After returning from the 1939 World's Fair in San Francisco, our next performance was where in Coos Bay? The Salty Dog Palace and Dinner Theater The Coos Bay Center for the Performing Arts The Egyptian Theater Bastendorff Beach Park (open air performance) Continue >> In February, 1937 - the Eugene Gleemen staged a benefit performance for which natural disaster? Flooding Forest Fire Springfield Sawmill Fire Idaho Potato Famine Continue >> So you think you know the Eugene Gleemen? Congratulations! You are a true aficionado of the Eugene Gleemen! Share your results on Facebook Share your Results : Facebook Twitter Google+ So you think you know the Eugene Gleemen? Hmmm ... not bad. If you showed up at a rehearsal on Tuesday nights you would learn more! Do you want to share this on Facebook? Share your Results : Facebook Twitter Google+ So you think you know the Eugene Gleemen? Oh no! You definitely need to attend a Eugene Gleemen rehearsal on Tuesday nights to learn more about this wonderful group. Share your Results : Facebook Twitter Google+ So you think you know the Eugene Gleemen? Good grief, you got none correct. Click the "History" link at the top of the page and start reading, then try again. Share your Results : Facebook Twitter Google+ PLAY AGAIN !