This Old Ghost Town – Kelowna, BC
Three weary travellers, eternally on the road in search of riches beyond comprehension, had made it to their destination for the night. Just that very day the three of them stumbled upon a treasure of sorts, unlike anything their tired eyes had ever seen. They travelled in search of the lost loot, hidden in the hills by the dreaded Davis “Snake Bite” Calhoun, when they came across what, at first glance, could only described as a pile of rubble.
The three men sifted through the junk to find bundles of line made of nickel and steel, a few old tattered boxes, small circular discs made of some ancient tin, and a few pieces of primitive carved wood. That night, as they rested their feet by a warm fire, the three friends started to put the pieces of rubbish together to craft what would become instruments of music. As they took in the heat of the fire “Old Man” Billy Harrison, Daryl “Two Chins” Haugan, and “Dirty” Dan Jones began to make sounds with these instruments and use their voices in ways they had never been used before. It was on this cool, spring night that the three men were henceforth known as This Old Ghost Town, and their legend lives on to this day…