Brooklyn Trio collection Digitized Samples

Audio Recordings

“Jesus, Rose of Sharon”  (3:20)

    The Trio recorded this tune at the home of Willard Bruce ca. 1972. Lea Crane, a good friend of Mr. Bruce’s son Alex, made the recording in the Bruce’s living room using his own reel-to-reel recording equipment.
    (Brooklyn Trio collection, Item 2, Track 2)

“The Lord’s my Shepard”  (1:56) and “Count Your Blessings”  (3:02)

    These tunes were likely recorded at Mack Munro’s home ca. 1970. Although he does not appear on these tracks, several of the songs from this recording session include Mr. Munro’s son, Donnie Munro, singing with the group.
    (Brooklyn Trio collection, Item 3, Tracks 3 and 9)

 

Photographs

Brooklyn Trio, ca. 1945-1946

    The photograph below was taken at the old Montague Legion across from the former Clarks Store on Main Street in Montague. The image shows the Trio singing for the young men who had served overseas during World War II (l-r: Mack Munro, Johnny Bears, Willard Bruce).
    (Brooklyn Trio collection, Item 8, Image 1)

 

Brooklyn Trio, ca. 1961-1962

    The photograph below was taken by Mack Munro’s son Donnie in the Munro’s livingroom following a practice (l-r: Mack Munro, Johnny Bears, Willard Bruce).
    (Brooklyn Trio collection, Item 8, Image 2)

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