The Places the Band Performed...
The U.S. Navy's Sixth Fleet Band and Singers were in demand.
Here's an alphabetical list of some of the "gigs" the did over the years...
97th General Hospital, Frankfurt, Ger.
Brunssum, The Netherlands
Heidelberg American H.S., Heidelberg, Ger.
Kaiserslautern American H.S., Kaiserslautern, Ger.
Lluchmayor, Mallorca, Spain
Manacor, Mallorca, Spain
Masstricht, The Netherlands
Naples A.F.Base, Naples, Italy
Palma, Mallorca, Spain
Various Service Clubs
Zaragosa Air Base, Spain (ZAB)
Probably the single most important element in the phenomenal success of the U.S. Navy's Sixth Fleet Band and Singers
was their vast repertoire. They had music for everyone! Below is a list of some of the music that made this group such a
big hit no matter who their audience happened to be, or where the U.S. Navy's Sixth Band & Singers were performing.
America the Beautiful
"Man of La Mancha"
When the Saints Go Marching In
Ole Man River
The Battle Hymn of the Republic
Black is the Color of My True Love's Hair
Star Spangled Banner
Maple Leaf Rag
Star Spangled Spectacular
Basie Straight Ahead
Glenn Miller Medley
I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Out of My Hair
Listen to the Music
The Voice of Freedon
Reach Out and Touch
The Names of the Band, the Small Groups and Ensembles...
Over the years the Band and Singers were known by several different names. It's not clear if the
slight differences in their name were intentional changes or not. Variations are shown below.
Further, not every show was a full-blown "all hands" production. On more than a few occasions the Band and Singers performed in smaller groups. Below are listed some of the groups that performed as an adjunct to the larger group.
• • • Various names for the larger Band and Singers group • • •
"The Sixth Fleet Music Show"
"The US Sixth Fleet Band and Singers"
"The Sixth Fleet Band Show and Chorus"
• • • Various names for the Smaller Groups • • •
"The Sixth Fleet Singers"
"The Sixth Fleet Mini-Singers"
• • • Make-up of Smaller Groups • • •
Full Military Band
21-piece Stage Band
Barber Shop Quartet
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