Carl Finch never thought Brave Combo would last 20 years, never thought he'd still be playing polka music two decades after he formed the band with horn player Tim Walsh, drummer Dave "Tito" Cameron, and bassist Lyle Atkinson in 1979. He was working on his master's degree in fine arts at the University of North Texas (or North Texas State University, as it was known at the time), moonlighting a few nights a week as a DJ at a country-and-western bar to make ends meet. Back then, there was no reason for Finch to think beyond the next gig, which occasionally found the band playing in a strip bar, coaxing some sweet young thing out... More >>>