GALLERY 3

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Last known photo of Slim at UGHA meeting (early 80s)
Donn Fileti on the left


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Bobby Diskin (Patty on the right)


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Lucky (our security system)



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Lucky


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



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The Chantels



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



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Val with two members of The Tymes



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Teri Landi (ABKCO Records) and Chuck



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Johnny Maestro



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


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Jerry-Greene

Jerry Greene (Lost Nite/Collectables)


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Jerry & Nina Greene


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Fred-Kaplan

Fred Kaplan



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Donn Fileti (Relic Records)



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Ed Engel & Donn


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Lorraine Cirinelli


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Left to right: Al Cattabiani (Avenue D Records) & Ed Engel (Crystal Ball Records)



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Chris Bieler & Patty


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Dick Richards, the original drummer in Bill Haley & the Comets.
He's still at it traveling all over the world




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Customer who claimed there was dust everywhere in the store



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“He was right!”



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Genya Ravan



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Charles and Sandra Anderson



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Woops!


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Al Trommers & Ralph Corwin


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Pookie Hudson with Sam "The Oldies Man" Edwards


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George Frunzi with Lee Andrews



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Lee Andrews in his shop



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Cruisin' 92.1 jocks and listeners



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Frank Chille (left) with his fan club



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Allan, Bob, Jack and Torp at the String Band Club



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Cruisin' 92.1 Jocks


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Chef Frank Chille serving roadkill to his fans





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Ron Lockwood with George Frunzi (center)



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Pam and Charlie Horner with Patty and I



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Connie Francis



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Patty and Chubby Checker



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Rob Franz, lead singer of the Parktowns



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Jimmy DePre & Rob Franz at the String Band Club


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Spence Eachus


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Angelo Pompeo, paid the Diablos $5 for “I'm in Love”
renamed the group The Velvet Angels on Medieval
Still smiling after all these years


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Harold Leiter, singer/arranger extraordinaire!


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Tommy Hight, one of my first customers


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Paul Ressler & friends


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Phil Schwartz



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Dee Dee Sharp


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MAXINE BROWN & DEE DEE




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Timothy Wilson and his Lady




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



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Roland Martinez of the Vocaltones



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Vic Donna, who sang with The Parakeets on Atlas



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Sammy Strain



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The Geator



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Walt Miller (left) sang lead on My Lost Love by the Re-Vels
Quartette on Atlas!! Also wrote and sang on Marcella
with George Grant (right) and the Castelles



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George Grant



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With Dennis Burgey (the Doowop Cop)



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Ronnie I



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Ronnie with Lee Jolles



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Ronnie I with his wife Sandy



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Sandy and Patty



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



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Harry & Arleen Moffitt



John-LaMonte

John LaMonte


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Dick Bowman (retired DJ from Wilmington)
Another one bites the dust!


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More records headed for the store



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


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Mark Del Costello, producer


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HERMAN DUNHAM (VOCALEERS, SOLITAIRES)


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THE SUNBEAMS AT U.G.H.A. . .ALL ORIGINAL MEMBERS
THEY SOUND JUST LIKE THEIR RECORDS
(PHOTOS BY RALPH CORWIN)


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Don Cruz


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Milton Love, Concords on Harlem & later lead of
Solitaires on Old Town


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Charlie Larocco, Buzz Garland & Joe Grimaldi


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Ken Fuchs & Shelly Buchansky (Vito/Salutations)


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Ray Baradat (Charades on Ava)


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CHRISTINE VITALE


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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




THE 5 DISCS. . .LEFT TO RIGHT: CHARLIE DIBELLA, BASS,
PAUL “BEANS” ALBANO, 1ST TENOR
TONY BASILE, 2ND TENOR, JOE BARSALONA, BARITONE
& JOHNNY CARBONE, LEAD
CALO & CHEER GROUP MEMBERS



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Lee Johnson on Arnold Records



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Bingo Mundy of the “Blue Moon” Marcels



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Patty in the store (extremely rare occurrence!)



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



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Ange Contino, early friend who's back in my life



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Christine Vitale

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MARY JEAN PAWLEY & DAUGHTER WHERE I GOT AMOS & ANDY


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Amos & Andy - the day I saw them at PetSmart . . . up for adoption. . .



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Amos-and-Andy

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Andrew at home


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“I'm hungry!”



Lucky

“Who you lookin at?”



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Patty, Ruth McFadden and I



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Little Joe Cook, lead singer of The Thrillers



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Getting ready to sing



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“Peanuts”



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Henry Stone, record pioneer who put Miami on the map!



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Henry and his wife Inez



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Henry signing a wall at the Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, OH



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Over buying!



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Franz Adler & Jimmy Dee





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Big banner that Franz Adler (on right) made for me. Chuck's on the left



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Jimmy Merchant of Frankie Lymon's Teenagers



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Bunny Sigler



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Terry Stewart CEO of the Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, OH



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Terry & Patty



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Charlie Horner (R&B historian), Deborah Chessler & her husband Paul
at the Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, OH



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DEBORAH CHESSLER & TERRY




Deborah Chessler honored at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame



HERE'S AN ARTICLE WORTH READING. . .
A LIFE LESSON. . . YOU'LL LOVE IT!!!

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HERE'S THE STAGE PRESENCE OF SONNY TIL. . .IN PHOTOS (LEFT)



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September 29, 2001
Val and Olivia meet at our 40th high school reunion
The beginning of a “special” friendship


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Patty and Olivia


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John Milholland (Olivia's husband) with Joanne & Joe McDermott
at a surprise dinner Patty arranged. . . near Boston



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Patty & Olivia with Judy Walls



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Olivia meets Steve Caldwell at our 50th high school reunion



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Patty, Olivia, Steve & Marian
at our 50th high school reunion


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Olivia and "Spot"


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OLIVIA, JOHN, PATTY & I


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Fred Prinz, schoolmate in elementary school who resurfaced
and put on our 40th and 50th high school reunions



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Fred & Charlie Jurman (my favorite attorney, he never won a case!)


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Chuck Munshaw (left) & Warren Maurice (my carpenter)
famous for his 6 ¾ inch shelves that don't fit my 7-inch records


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My cousin Dita's daughter Natasha (from Kentucky)
She's a country singer in Nashville. . .
the next Carrie Underwood!


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Maureen Gray



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Jeff Beckman



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Little Isadore and Lou Rallo



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LOU RALLO



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LITTLE ISADORE & TERRY STEWART



Doc-Robinson

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



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Bobby Thomas, lead singer of The Vibranaires



Dom-Delia

Dom Delia major NYC group collector and member of Sparrows Quartette



Eternals

The Eternals



Encounters

The Encounters



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Mary Ann DeBenedetto, booking agent, treasurer & superglue
for the Encounters. Her husband is Pete (bass). . .also “Candy Crush” Champion



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Leon-Huff

Leon Huff



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



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My brother George in front of a portrait of my grandfather
He was a dentist in China



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LaLa Brooks of The Crystals



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La La Brooks at My Birthday Party

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Patty & LaLa



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Jerry & La La



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Marian & Sam



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La La & Quincy



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Chuck & La La



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Chuck with Mayer Hawthorne



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Rich "Franklin" Rosen, named after the $100 bill



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or is it Rich "Vaseline" Rosen. . . you decide



Cassie

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



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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?!



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Lucky relaxing



Lenny-Kane

Lenny Kaye



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



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Buzzy & Carmen Garland




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