Sights and Sounds, Inc., publishers of Drum Corps World newspaper in Madison, WI, will have a 432-page, hardcover history book on the drum and bugle corps activity available on July 1. A partial list of information the book will contain includes: the beginnings of the activity in the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s; the evolution of the bugle during the past 200 years; 80 years of prelims and finals scores from national championship competitions; an overview of musical and visual design; a master roster of 6,500 drum and bugle corps that have existed between 1921 and 2001; a listing of every known recording made by Fleetwood, as well as by Ken Kobold, Stetson D. Richmond, Dale Johnson, Ken Mason and Alf Wateska; a timeline of marching percussion developments; more than 1,300 photographs and illustrations; the introduction of drum and bugle corps to television, videotape and DVD; and a bibliography of drum and bugle corps articles that have appeared in non-drum and bugle corps publications.The book is $85.00 plus shipping and handling. (U.S. and Canadian orders add $10.00 and foreign orders add $16.00 per book.) The book will be shipped to customers on July 1, 2002.VISA and Mastercard can be used to order over the telephone, through email or on the secure website. Credit cards, checks and money orders (payable in U.S. funds drawn on a U.S. bank) will be accepted for mail orders.Order the book by calling TOLL FREE, 1-800-554-9630, by emailing, by visiting the website at or by sending payment to Drum Corps World, P.O. Box 8052, Madison, WI 53708-8052. Please include your full name and shipping address. U.S. orders will be sent via UPS.