A Different Drummer

A DIFFERENT DRUMMER By Stephanie Murphy-Lupo Mr. Dick Cully is so intensely passionate about music, history, and patriotism: While dating in Manhattan in the 1940s, his parents spent many an evening at the joint that was jumpin’ with big-name music talent — the Apollo Theatre in Harlem. They married, Maureen was born, and Dick arrived four years later, in 1949. The couple’s collection of Big Band records multiplied like rabbits […]