Three-part harmony

John Byrne Cooke


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Three-part harmony

Club 47 Mt. Auburn, Cambridge, Mass., 1963

(Left to right) Sonny Osborne, Bobby Osborne,
Benny Birchfield

The Osborne Brothers' harmonies were incomparable. Endings in which the three voices slowed down and formed shifting chords before resolving to the tonic made their vocal arrangements unique.

The Osborne Brothers Mandolin workshop