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The Dapper Dans are a barbershop quartet that performs at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, and at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. Barbershop harmony is a style of unaccompanied vocal music characterized by consonant four-part chords for every melody note in a predominantly homophonic texture. ... Owned and operated by the Walt Disney Company, the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California is home to two theme parks, three hotels, and a shopping and entertainment area. ... This temporary page is being used to expand and convert the article Anaheim, California over to the new format agreed to at WikiProject Cities. ... Cinderella Castle, at the center of the Magic Kingdom, is freshly decorated for the 18-month Happiest Celebration on Earth The Spaceship Earth sphere is the symbol of Epcot. ... Skyline of Orlando at night, from across Lake Eola The city of Orlando is the county seat of Orange County, Florida. ...


The Dans have been performing at Disneyland since 1959 and at Walt Disney World since 1971. There are actually twelve full-time members of the ensemble, with additional singers filling in as occasional substitutes; membership has changed over the years as various singers have retired or died and new ones have been brought in to succeed them.


The Dans have also guest-starred on television shows over the years, most notably on The Simpsons (as The Be Sharps) and Home Improvement (as the Flannels). The Simpsons is a long-running animated television series, with 17 seasons and 356 episodes since it debuted on December 17, 1989 on FOX, and is a spinoff of The Tracey Ullman Show. ... The Be Sharps were a fictional barbershop quartet from The Simpsons. ... The Taylor family (clockwise from left: Randy, Tim, Jill, Mark, and Brad) first Season Home Improvement was an American television sitcom series that starred Tim Allen as Tim Taylor. ... Flannel is a cloth that is commonly used to make clothing and bedsheets. ...


The Dapper Dans are members of the Barbershop Harmony Society. The Barbershop Harmony Society, also known as the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in America (SPEBSQSA), was the first of several organizations to promote and preserve Barbershop music as an art form. ...



Attractions at Disneyland-style parks
Main Street, USA: Dapper Dans | Main Street Electrical Parade | Remember... Dreams Come True | Wishes | World Bazaar
Fantasyland: Cinderella Castle | Matterhorn Bobsleds | Mickey's PhilharMagic
Mr. Toad's Wild Ride | Skyway | Sleeping Beauty Castle | "it's a small world"
Tomorrowland: Adventure Thru Inner Space | America Sings | Autopia | Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters | Captain EO | Carousel of Progress | Delta Dreamflight | If You Had Wings | Innoventions | PeopleMover | Rocket Jets | Rocket Rods | Space Mountain | Star Tours | Stitch's Great Escape | Submarine Voyage
Frontierland: Big Thunder Mountain Railroad | Pinewood Indians | Rivers of America | Splash Mountain
Adventureland: Indiana Jones Adventure | Jungle Cruise | Pirates of the Caribbean | Raging Spirits | Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room
Other: Club 33 | Critter Country | The Haunted Mansion | The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh | New Orleans Square

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - About Us - PG Charities (548 words)
Dapper Dan has been a man about town in Pittsburgh for nearly three-quarters of a century.
The group staged the annual Dapper Dan Open professional golf tournament and brought championship prizefights to Pittsburgh, including the Ezzard Charles-Jersey Joe Walcott heavyweight title fight at Forbes Field in 1951 and the only Pittsburgh appearance of an up-and-coming heavyweight named Cassius Clay in 1961.
That was the same year Dapper Dan co-sponsored the PGA Championship at Oakmont.
The Dapper Dans - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (381 words)
The Dapper Dans are a barbershop quartet that performs at Disneyland in Anaheim, California (since 1959), at the Magic Kingdom in Lake Buena Vista, Florida (since 1971), and at Hong Kong Disneyland in Lantau Island, Hong Kong (since 2005).
The Dans have been tested at Disneyland Paris in the past, but were cut due to cost management at the struggling theme park.
The Dapper Dans are members of the Barbershop Harmony Society.
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