Robert Blake

Some of our contributors to Story Chip found us through a program we conducted as part of the Osher Foundation's continuing education program, Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes. Robert Blake began adding his stories to our archive as a result of the OLLI program.

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1954: A Turning Point

It was 1954 and Bob L. and I had been out after a class at the UConn branch in the Brooklyn section of Waterbury not far from St Patrick's Church. The old Begnal School. I had played football on the grass behind that church even tho' I went to St Joseph's down the street. My father had gone to St...

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The Slayer

“Slayer of Two Hunted by Wolcott Posse”. The headline washed black letters across the white face of the newspaper. Stanley had called me from California to tell me to search thru the Waterbury Republican’s archives in the library. Stan had been told that I had begun to search back into the family...

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Song Titles and Bits

After I gave up SHUFFLIN' OFF TO BUFFALO I took a train to NEW YORK NEW YORK Not finding the GIRL I CAN MARRY I motored to GARY INDIANA,GARY INDIANA And failed there also I then had THE ST LOUIS BLUES and In a rainy mood I headed for BEALE ST Memphis and Elvis and GRACELAND, GRACELAND He's dead...

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