The Horn Section becomes The Bugle Section today, with the sad news that we must blow taps for Private Hannibal Shirley Dobbs. The late great James Hampton passed away on April 7th from Parkinson's complications at his home near Fort Worth at age 84.
|Hampton in HAWMPS!, erroneously identified on F TROOP in one obit. Come on, the camel is a dead giveaway!|
|Hampton in that 1971 LOVE, AMERICAN STYLE|
R.I.P. Mr. Hampton. For a great read, check out James Hampton's memoir, published in February: WHAT? AND GIVE UP SHOW BUSINESS? Hampton interviewed: