Tuesday, February 6, 2018

After Five


After Five

Callin' My Love

De-Icer 45-100
King custom press

Tulsa, Oklahoma band started by Joe Haskew.

Joe Haskew was born in Tulsa on June 2, 1926. He grew up in Tulsa and attended Central High School. The youngest of 4 children, Joe served in the U.S. Navy as a Chief Petty Officer during World War II. After the War he worked as a Mechanic and at one time formed a business that manufactured micro-cycles in Tulsa.   Joe was a musician and during the 1950s started a band named The De-Icers. They played live on the Curtis Lane Radio Show.  He played the guitar and sang lead. He appeared on Channel 6's Dance Party, and entertained at the Apache Drive-In, the Admiral Twin and some others, and he had a ongoing gig at the Moose Lodge. 

He also played in a country band in the the 1980s called Country Sunshine in clubs around Tulsa, and was the founder and President of the Tulsa Bluegrass Club or Society in the 1970s. 

He passed away in 1998.

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