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It all began with a square dance. Ed Durlacher, a square dance caller, started a record publishing business in 1948 with family members, Alfred and Adele Harris. Ed felt that the joy of square dancing - along with the positive social interaction and physical activity - was beneficial to child development.

Mr. Durlacher created an easy way to teach square dancing. Named the Talk-Through, Walk-Though Method, educators could use the albums without having to study the dance. If you ever square danced in school, you probably were dancing to Ed Durlacher and the Top Hands (his band).

Building on the popularity of this easy-to-learn squa

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