NAME: Dale Baker
RESIDES AT: Carroll, Iowa
MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS PLAYED: Drums
LIST OF BANDS PLAYED WITH:
The Wendingers, Elmer Scheid, Malek's Fishermen, Little Joe's Dance Band, Main
Street Music Era's, Wayne Ripke, & Becky's Ivanhoe Dutchmen.
Dale Baker started off in 1959 listening to old time records and teaching himself the beat of
the music. Dale started to play the drums listening to this music. Dale continued playing music
over the years. He plays only by ear. Soon Dale was playing in his dadís band, The Lynnel Baker
Orchestra. Dales father, Lynnel, was also Daleís mentor in music.
Dale was in the body shop occupation for 38 years and now plays full time music for Becky and
the Ivanhoe Dutchmen. He enjoys meeting new people and playing drums. He also enjoys working
on old cars and restoring them.
The information provided for this story was done in compliance with
Dale Baker and he is resposible for it's contents.
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