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Woodinville singer brings home the gold

Fatherly Advice

barbershop competition Woodinville resident Dick Bek (left) is the lead singer in the barbershop quartet Fatherly Advice, which recently won the Gold Medal at the 1996 International Barbershop Quartet Competition in Jacksonville, Florida. Performing before more than 2,000 quartet enthusiasts, the group's mellow style earned them the top honor at the event, considered the Olympics of Barbershop Singing. Other members include Danny Tangarone, Burt Staffen, and Bill Thurman.