Gallery 3

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

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

John-Tefteller

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 (Lost Nite/Collectables)

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Jerry & Nina Greene

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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

Genya-Ravan

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Charles and Sandra Anderson

Charles-and-Sandra

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

Lee-Andrews

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 Frantz, lead singer of The Parktowns

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Jimmy DePre & Rob Frantz 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 I with his wife Sandy

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Ronnie with Lee Jolles

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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

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John LaMonte

John-LaMonte

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
The Solitaires on Old Town

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Charlie Larocco, Buzz Garland & Joe Grimaldi

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Ken Fuchs & Shelly Buchansky (Vito & The Salutations)

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Ray Baradat (The Charades on Ava)

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Lee Johnson

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Bingo Mundy of the “Blue Moon” Marcels

Bingo-Mundy

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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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Christine-Vitale

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!"

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"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 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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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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Horner-Chessler-Val

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Deborah Chessler & Terry

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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


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


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. . .

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The next Carrie Underwood!

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Maureen Gray

Maureen-Gray

Maureen-Gray

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Jeff Beckman

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Lou Rallo

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Little Isadore and Lou Rallo

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Little Isadore & Terry Stewart

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

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Bobby Thomas, lead singer of The Vibranaires

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Dom Delia major NYC group collector and member of Sparrows Quartette

Dom-Delia

The Eternals

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The Encounters

Encounters

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

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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LaLa-Brooks

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

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Charles Anderson and Cassie

Cassie

George Lavetelli taking a break after setting up my computer

George-Lavetelli

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

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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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