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At Adamson reunion, warm fuzzies

Some of Adamson High School’s most famous alumni came through for the all-class reunion Saturday. The reunion got a lot of attention because the 95-year-old school is in danger of being torn down.

Michael Martin Murphey was there. Calvin Yarbrough and Alisa Peoples Yarbrough sang the national anthem and a few of their own tunes. Their 1981 hit single as Yarbrough & Peoples, "Don’t Stop the Music", has been sampled extensively in more recent rap and R&B songs.

But the heaviest hitter might be former U.S. House Speaker Jim Wright, who said he hoped and prayed that "the hallowed halls" of Adamson woudln’t be demolished.


By |2010-04-26T12:01:00-05:00April 26th, 2010|News|1 Comment

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  1. Lon Oakley April 27, 2010 at 10:10 PM

    Biggest gathering in the 10 year history of the All Alumni Reunion Day. What a treat to see three more outstanding alumni entering the Hall of Honor

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