April 20, 2010

Orchestra during intermission at square dance


Somebody get them two a drink and that fellow a new shirt.

McIntosh County, Oklahoma
1939 or 40, photographer Russell Lee

7 comments:

Ms. Moon said...

And why do they call it "playing"? Sometimes it just looks like damn work. I love that backdrop. This picture is just ripe and full with stories.

Sarcastic Bastard said...

Jesus. Dude's a sweater.

downtown guy said...

Mama: there are a few other pictures of the people dancing, and it looks like a very serious party.

SB: You know his wife just loved that.

honeyluna said...

Hey! I was at a contra dance just last night, and let me just say that more than a few men who needed a new shirt as bad as this guy.
It's nasty, but oh so fun.

downtown guy said...

You need to take those guys out to the yard and hose them off.

screamish said...

i think he's writing down a request on a bit of paper for the musicians...

downtown guy said...

Maybe he's writing down something for the caller.