“A History of Drum & Bugle Corps” volume 1 nearly sold out

Since we lowered the selling price of both volumes of “A History of Drum & Bugle Corps” in late September, sales have been brisk. More copies have been sold in the last six weeks than the previous three months combined.

For those of you who have not yet purchased volume 1, as of Tuesday, November 9, there are only 56 copies left in stock. Additional copies WILL NOT be printed. Once the shelf copies are gone, there will be no more printed. Currently there are plenty of copies of volume 2 available. The original press run for each book was 2,000 copies.

Both volume 1 and volume 2 are available for $40.00 each, plus shipping and handling. Click on the “History Books” graphic on this page to place an order on our secure store site.

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Drum Corps World is published as an on-line electronic magazine by Sights & Sounds, Inc., Madison, WI. It is supported by advertising from manufacturers, service providers, corps, circuits and show sponsors. The publication began in October 1971 at the same time Drum Corps International was formed and has been produced continuously as a tabloid newspaper until April 2011 and on the Internet since May 2011. It is released monthly, as well as six additional e-mail blasts, one in late June, three during July and two in August.

The worldwide staff of writers and photographers provide show reviews during the season and interviews, feature articles, news and human interest stories during the off-season. The photographs that appear in the magazine are provided by 27 staff members who are scattered around the world. The publication covers World and Open Class Drum Corps International corps, Open and Class A Drum Corps Associates corps, alumni, mini-, parade and standstill units, as well as the growing activity in Europe, the Far East, Southeast Asia, the Philippines and South Africa.