Sunday, April 19, 2015

Des and Dawn Lindberg celebrate a "Triple Whammy".2015


As the sun set over Johannesburg,
friends and family gathered to celebrate a very special occasion...


Dawn's 70th birthday, 50 years in show business
AND 50 years of marriage.
An event like this comes around once in a lifetime,
and I was grateful to have been part of it.
I have know Des and Dawn for 42 years!
How time flies...
And with all their travels over the past 50 years, they had to sing this song:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJYnIjf56W4


It was a tad chilly for wine...


Waiting to be filled...


A real fire to keep the cold at bay...



How quickly the room filled.
For years, Des and Dawn held soirees in their old home.
Now it was time to celebrate with some of the artists who performed there.


Let the music begin...


Spanish dancers, a classical guitarist, singers, a rapper
and a comedian...what a line up


And our birthday girl and her husband belt out a medley of their hits...


The Lindberg family.


Dawn with the grandchildren and some friends who proposed toasts
This is the song that Malcolm Russel alluded to...
https://www.dropbox.com/s/7qhfpsm8zaduyzy/Unicorn%20final.mp4?dl=0
He did the video as a birthday present for Dawn.


Des finished off the evening with a love song that he had written for Dawn
One of their biggest hits was THIS song:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dAl20P4oYnM


By the end of the evening some of the guests were looking a little "tired"...


Time to unplug the old and get on with the new...
Goodbye to the 60's and HELLO to a brand new decade...


"We are celebrating WHAT"?
Dawn, have a wonderful new decade.
May it be filled with love, health and wonderful experiences.

         

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