The Troopers placed sixth at the 1972 DCI World Championship and moved up to second in 1973. The corps placed fifth in 1974 with a show that opened with “(Ghost) Riders in the Sky,” one of the corps’ most popular selections. Troopers had already played the piece nine seasons prior to 1974 (and another eight since). Subtitled “A Cowboy Legend,” the work was written in 1948 by Stan Jones, who had earlier competed in rodeos and primarily wrote Western music.
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