GALLERY III

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Lucky (our security system)

Lucky


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Harvey Holiday


The Keystoners recording for Starbound Records




Roland-Martinez
Roland Martinez of the Vocaltones

Eddie-Rich
Eddie Rich and the Swallows on Starbound

Eddie-Rich
The Swallows in the studio




Timothy-Wilson
Timothy Wilson and his Lady



Jack-Strong-Tim-Hauser
Jack Strong & Tim Hauser (Manhattan Transfer)

Jack-Strong
Jack Strong, lead singer of the Contenders, Lytations, 5 Scripts, Zeppers, 5 Shits,
Beatles on Quest (forget the Capitol group), Kaptions and The Revolvers

Bob-Bintliff
Bob Bintliff (The Lytations) “he turned me on to Blavat in business school in 1962”

Lee-Andrews-Charlie-Inqui
Lee Andrews & Charlie Inqui (The Soul Survivors)


Jerry Butler

?uest-Love
Quest Love, drummer of The Roots, also son of Lee Andrews!

The-Chantels
The Chantels

John-Tefteller
John Tefteller with “Rosemarie”, the 5 Chimes on Betta

The-Tymes
Val with two members of The Tymes

Teri-Landi-and-Chuck
Teri Landi (ABKCO Records) and Chuck



Johnny-Maestro
Johnny Maestro

Jim-E-Curtin title=
Jim “E” Curtin. He wrote out my catalogs longhand in the early 1970s
before they were printed. Later he became an Elvis imitator

Jerry-Greene
Jerry Greene (Lost Nite/Collectables)

Fred-Kaplan
Fred Kaplan

Donn-Fileti
Donn Fileti (Relic Records)

ALLENTOWN RECORD SHOW PHOTOS



Louie-Silvani
Louie Silvani (always happy to see me. Can you tell?)

Silvani-Soltz-Rich
Louie, Val, Barry Soltz & Barry Rich

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Spence Wooton & Louie

Miriam
Miriam from Norton Records

Miriam


Barry-Miriam-Louie
Barry, Miriam & Louie

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Charles Anderson, Robert Stallworth
John Gallagher & Sal Ardigliano

English-invasion
English invasion at Allentown

Joe-Ronco
Joe Ronco and Louie

Marsha-and-Lew
Marsha & Lew Stanley


dust
Customer who claimed there was dust everywhere in the store

hes-right
“He was right!”



Genya-Ravan
Genya Ravan

Charles-and-Sandra
Charles and Sandra Anderson

Lee-Andrews
Lee Andrews in his shop

cruisin
Cruisin' 92.1 jocks and listeners

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Frank Chille (left) with his fan club

horner
Pam and Charlie Horner with Patty and I

Connie-Francis
Connie Francis

chubby
Patty and Chubby Checker


Left: Johnny Carbone, lead singer of the 5 Discs on Never Let You Go,
That Was the Time, Adios & My Baby Loves Me.
Right: Mike Strapoli, current bass of the 5 Discs


Bobby-Frantz
Rob Franz, lead singer of the Parktowns

Dee-Dee-Sharp
Dee Dee Sharp

Vic-Donna
Vic Donna, who sang with The Parakeets on Atlas

Harvey-Fuqua
Harvey Fuqua

Sammy-Strain
Sammy Strain

Blavat
Jerry Blavat

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George Grant (lead singer of The Castelles)

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George Grant and Dennis Burgey (the Doowop Cop)

Ronnie-I
Ronnie I

Ronnie-I-Mr-Lee
Ronnie with Lee Jolles

Ronnie-I-and-Sandy
Ronnie I with his wife Sandy

Patty-and-Sandy
Sandy and Patty

Lavetelli-Molinaro-Fileti-Garland
George Lavetelli, Mike Molinaro, Donn Fileti and Buzzy Garland after Ronnie's funeral

John-LaMonte
John LaMonte

collection
Another collection heading to the store

Burgey-Cruz-Dunham
Left to right: Dennis Burgey (the Doowop Cop), Don Cruz (sang with everybody),
Herman Dunham (Vocaleers and lead singer on the early Solitaires records)

Bingo-Mundy
Bingo Mundy of the “Blue Moon” Marcels

Passalaqua
Tony Passalaqua, lead singer of The Fascinators


“I'm watching you!”



Pam & Charlie Horner


Gary Bowman's wife Sonja at the store


John Anderson of Soul Bowl Records, UK


Chuck Hatfield and Paul O'Lone (of The Lydells, “Wizard of Love”)


The Reformed Lydells (I replaced Gary Young). . . .the good news is we never recorded!


SOMEBODY'S NOT HAPPY!


NOW HE IS!








Chuck cleaned up!

Patty
Patty in the store (extremely rare occurrence!)

Patty

Patty Away From the Store

(You'll NEVER see her in the same outfit twice)



Patty-and-Val


Patty-and-Val


Patty-and-Val


Patty-and-Val


Patty-and-Val


Patty-and-Val


Patty-and-Val


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Patty-and-Val


Norman-Cooper
Norman Cooper

Tiffanys
Who's who that's left from the record business in the 1950s and 1960s
in Philadelphia. Breakfast at Tiffany's every 6 weeks in Northeast Philly.


Norman-Cooper
Norman at Tiffany's



Guys I grew up with in the late 1950s and early 1960s

Christine-Vitale
Christine Vitale

Eugene-Pitt
Eugene Pitt & Christine

Amos-and-Andy
Amos and Andy, two of my cats at home

Amos-and-Andy


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im-hungry
“I'm hungry!”

Lucky
“Who you lookin at?”

Ruth-McFadden
Patty, Ruth McFadden and I

Little-Joe-Cook
Little Joe Cook, lead singer of The Thrillers

Little-Joe-Cook
Getting ready to sing

Little-Joe-Cook
“Peanuts”

Steve-Caldwell
Olivia meets Steve Caldwell




Maureen-Gray
Maureen Gray

Maureen-Gray


Jeff-Beckman
Jeff Beckman

Little-Isadore-Lou-Rallo
Little Isadore and Lou Rallo

Doc-Robinson
Doc Robinson (Mastertones on the Bruce/Swans on Rainbow & Steamboat)

Bobby-Thomas
Bobby Thomas, lead singer of The Vibranaires

Dom-Delia
Dom Delia major NYC group collector and member of Sparrows Quartette


“Cool Bobby B” (Bobby Backmann) Syndicated Doowop Oldies Jock

Eternals
The Eternals

Encounters
The Encounters

Leon-Huff
Leon Huff

Masqueraders
The Masqueraders from Dallas, Texas with Charlie and Pam Horner and Patty and I

LaLa-Brooks
LaLa Brooks of The Crystals

LaLa-Brooks


LaLa-Brooks
Patty & LaLa

LaLa-Brooks
LaLa Brooks at my birthday party

Mayer-Hawthorne
Chuck with Mayer Hawthorne


Cassie, my first intern: currently going for her doctorate at Columbia University, NYC

Cassie
Charles Anderson and Cassie

George-Lavetelli
George Lavetelli taking a break after setting up my computer

Kelli
Kelli, my second and latest intern. Works a full-time job, goes to college in NYC
and still has time to come here! Doesn't sleep?!

Lucky-relaxing
Lucky relaxing

Lenny-Kane
Lenny Kaye

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Bobski (Neighbor's Complaint), Steve Applebaum & Mike Carr


vals-pastors
Left: Jon Overson, my current pastor.
Right: Gibbs Peterson, the pastor I got saved under.
He planted a church across the street from my record shop

Joy-Peterson
Joy Peterson, the first person to listen to my stories and understand them.
My pastor Gibbs Peterson’s youngest daughter.

frank-and-joy
Patty’s father Frank and Joy


Patty-and-Joy
Patty and Joy

Patty-and-Joy


Hannah
Joy’s older sister Hannah

Hannah-and-Joy
Hannah and Joy

Hannah-and-Joy


Joy-comes-to-visit
Joy comes to visit

Gallery I

Gallery II

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