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Hymes, Ganey “Pop”

Ganey “Pop” Hymes

Mr. Ganey “Pop” Hymes began playing the drums in his high school band around the age of 15. Hymes has also been surrounded by music his entire life. His main inspiration to pursue music originated from watching bands perform in local parades. His father plays the harmonica and his grandfather played the guitar recreationally and at church gatherings, gearing Hymes’ curiosity towards music. Mr. Hymes is passionate about his work through the great pleasure he receives when others enjoy and appreciate his music. He finds playing the drums pleasurable and relaxing. His advice to anyone beginning music is to be strong, keep going, and to let nothing stop you.


Updated October 24, 2017 by Natchitoches - NSU Folklife Center Staff