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Published: 6/22/2014 - Updated: 1 month ago


Eddie Boggs tribute

Performers shared music and memories at an afternoon tribute to late Sylvania songster Eddie Boggs on Sunday, June 22, 2014. More than a dozen entertainers sang, fiddled, picked, and drummed to honor Mr. Boggs, who died of cancer in January at the age of 68. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

Phil Alanis, left, and Marsha DeLucia performing Enlarge | Buy This Photo Phil Alanis, left, and Marsha DeLucia performing "Today" during "Eddie Boggs: A Tribute of Song" presented at the Franciscan Center ...
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U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur talks about Eddie Boggs and the eighth grade students he would accompany on class trips to Washington, D.C.  Enlarge | Buy This Photo U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur talks about Eddie Boggs and the eighth grade students he would accompany on class trips ...
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Mary Arquette, vice president for Institutional Advancement at Lourdes University, left, listens as Brad Rieger, superintendent of Sylvania Schools, speaks of Eddie Boggs. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Mary Arquette, vice president for Institutional Advancement at Lourdes University, left, listens as Brad Rieger, superintendent of Sylvania Schools, speaks ...
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First Creation, one of the musical groups that would perform in the Eddie Boggs Holiday Variety Show, in performance at the tribute. The singers are, from left: Pastor Jerry Boose, Frankie Swain, Ron Hogue, and William Enlarge | Buy This Photo First Creation, one of the musical groups that would perform in the Eddie Boggs Holiday Variety Show, in performance at ...
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Sam DeArmond, left and front, First Creation, right, and members of the Eddie Boggs Tribute Band in front of a projected photo of Eddie Boggs at the end of the event. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Sam DeArmond, left and front, First Creation, right, and members of the Eddie Boggs Tribute Band in front of a ...
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Some of the audience clapping along with Bob Wurst as he sings Enlarge | Buy This Photo Some of the audience clapping along with Bob Wurst as he sings "Sweet Caroline".
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Bob Wurst singing Enlarge | Buy This Photo Bob Wurst singing "Ain't it Good to be back Home Again".
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U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur (OH-D) enjoys the tribute. Enlarge | Buy This Photo U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur (OH-D) enjoys the tribute.
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Rep. Marcy Kaptur speaking about Eddie Boggs and the eighth grade students he would accompany on class trips to Washington, D.C. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Rep. Marcy Kaptur speaking about Eddie Boggs and the eighth grade students he would accompany on class trips to Washington,...
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Toledo's love affair with singer Jean Holden grows even deeper: after a problem with a recording of the musical accompaniment, Toledo's Enlarge | Buy This Photo Toledo's love affair with singer Jean Holden grows even deeper: after a problem with a recording of the musical accompaniment,...
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Kerry Patrick Clark, who was unable to appear in person, on a recorded tribute. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Kerry Patrick Clark, who was unable to appear in person, on a recorded tribute.
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Flatland Grass, including David Moore, left and partially obscured, on fiddle; Shaun Miller on Guitar; Neil Hensley on mandolin, and Tim Ellis on banjo. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Flatland Grass, including David Moore, left and partially obscured, on fiddle; Shaun Miller on Guitar; Neil Hensley on mandolin, and ...
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David Browning plays a dual neck guitar while singing Enlarge | Buy This Photo David Browning plays a dual neck guitar while singing "Thirsty Boots".
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Sam DeArmond performing Enlarge | Buy This Photo Sam DeArmond performing "You've got a friend".
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