Last known photo of Slim at UGHA meeting (early 80s)
Donn Fileti on the left
Bobby Diskin (Patty on the right)
Lucky (our security system)
Quest Love, drummer of The Roots, also son of Lee Andrews!
John Tefteller with “Rosemarie”, the 5 Chimes on Betta
Val with two members of The Tymes
Teri Landi (ABKCO Records) and Chuck
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 (Lost Nite/Collectables)
Jerry & Nina Greene
Donn Fileti (Relic Records)
Ed Engel & Donn
Left to right: Al Cattabiani (Avenue D Records) & Ed Engel (Crystal Ball Records)
Chris Bieler & Patty
Dick Richards, the original drummer in Bill Haley & the Comets.
He's still at it traveling all over the world
Customer who claimed there was dust everywhere in the store
“He was right!”
Charles and Sandra Anderson
Al Trommers & Ralph Corwin
Pookie Hudson with Sam "The Oldies Man" Edwards
George Frunzi with Lee Andrews
Lee Andrews in his shop
Cruisin' 92.1 jocks and listeners
Frank Chille (left) with his fan club
Allan, Bob, Jack and Torp at the String Band Club
Cruisin' 92.1 Jocks
Chef Frank Chille serving roadkill to his fans
Ron Lockwood with George Frunzi (center)
Pam and Charlie Horner with Patty and I
Patty and Chubby Checker
Rob Franz, lead singer of the Parktowns
Jimmy DePre & Rob Franz at the String Band Club
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
Harold Leiter, singer/arranger extraordinaire!
Tommy Hight, one of my first customers
Paul Ressler & friends
Dee Dee Sharp
Maxine Brown & Dee Dee
Timothy Wilson and his Lady
Bob Bintliff (The Lytations) "He turned me on to Blavat in business school in 1962"
Roland Martinez of the Vocaltones
Vic Donna, who sang with The Parakeets on Atlas
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
With Dennis Burgey (the Doowop Cop)
Ronnie I with his wife Sandy
Ronnie with Lee Jolles
Sandy and Patty
George Lavetelli, Mike Molinaro, Donn Fileti and Buzzy Garland after Ronnie's funeral
Harry & Arleen Moffitt
Dick Bowman (retired DJ from Wilmington)
Another one bites the dust!
More records headed for the store
Left to right: Dennis Burgey (the Doowop Cop), Don Cruz (sang with everybody),
Herman Dunham (Vocaleers and lead singer on the early Solitaires records)
Mark Del Costello, producer
Herman Dunham (Vocaleers, Solitaires)
The Sunbeams at U.G.H.A. . .all Original Members.
They sound just like their records.
(Photos by Ralph Corwin)
Milton Love, Concords on Harlem & later lead of
Solitaires on Old Town
Charlie Larocco, Buzz Garland & Joe Grimaldi
Ken Fuchs & Shelly Buchansky (Vito/Salutations)
Ray Baradat (Charades on Ava)
Bingo Mundy of the “Blue Moon” Marcels
Patty in the store (extremely rare occurrence!)
Guys I grew up with in the late 1950s and early 1960s
Ange Contino, early friend who's back in my life
Mary Jean Pawley & daughter where I got Amos & Andy
Amos & Andy - the day I saw them at PetSmart . . . up for adoption. . .
Andrew at home
"Who you lookin at?"
Patty, Ruth McFadden and I
Little Joe Cook, lead singer of The Thrillers
Getting ready to sing
Henry Stone, record pioneer who put Miami on the map!
Henry signing a wall at the Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, OH
Franz Adler & Jimmy Dee
Big banner that Franz Adler (on right) made for me. Chuck's on the left
Terry Stewart CEO of the Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, OH
Terry & Patty
Charlie Horner (R&B; historian), Deborah Chessler & her husband Paul
at the Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, OH
Deborah Chessler & Terry
Deborah Chessler honored at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
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Here's the stage presence of Sonny Til. . .in photos
September 29, 2001
Val and Olivia meet at our 40th high school reunion
The beginning of a "special"friendship
Patty and Olivia
John Milholland (Olivia's husband) with Joanne & Joe McDermott
at a surprise dinner Patty arranged. . . near Boston
Patty & Olivia with Judy Walls
Olivia meets Steve Caldwell at our 50th high school reunion
Patty, Olivia, Steve & Marian
at our 50th high school reunion
Olivia and "Spot"
Olivia, John, Patty & I
Fred Prinz, schoolmate in elementary school who resurfaced
and put on our 40th and 50th high school reunions
Fred & Charlie Jurman (my favorite attorney, he never won a case!)
Chuck Munshaw (left) & Warren Maurice (my carpenter)
famous for his 6 ¾ inch shelves that don't fit my 7-inch records
My cousin Dita's daughter Natasha (from Kentucky)
She's a country singer in Nashville. . .
The next Carrie Underwood!
Little Isadore and Lou Rallo
Little Isadore & Terry Stewart
Doc Robinson (Mastertones on the Bruce,Swans on Rainbow & Steamboat)
Bobby Thomas, lead singer of The Vibranaires
Dom Delia major NYC group collector and member of Sparrows Quartette
Mary Ann DeBenedetto, booking agent, treasurer & superglue
for the Encounters. Her husband is Pete (bass). . .also "Candy Crush" Champion
The Masqueraders from Dallas, Texas with Charlie and Pam Horner and Patty and I
My brother George in front of a portrait of my grandfather
He was a dentist in China
LaLa Brooks of The Crystals
La La Brooks at My Birthday Party
Jerry & La La
Marian & Sam
La La & Quincy
Chuck & La La
Chuck with Mayer Hawthorne
Rich "Franklin" Rosen, named after the $100 bill
or is it Rich "Vaseline" Rosen. . . you decide
Charles Anderson and Cassie
George Lavetelli taking a break after setting up my computer
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?!
Bobski (Neighbor's Complaint), Steve Applebaum & Mike Carr
Buzzy & Carmen Garland
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