GALLERY 8


MEMOIRS FROM A SINKING SHIP

by Val Shively

(FUTURE MANUSCRIPT IN THE WORKS)

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The only difference between the Titanic and our store is. . .
. . .they had a band!!!

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Jimmy Schmittinger in a silo in Jackson, Mississippi, looking through Ace returns
Unfortunately it was over 140°F in there & everything was melted
Photo by John Gallagher




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Courtesy of Bill Berry


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Jerry Greene with his family in the early '80s


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Patty & Nina


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Nina as Sandra Dee


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Allan Thomas (his better side) with Chuck


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One of the kids from my church


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Bob Hughes & his wife - from Columbus, Ohio
All around entertainer!! Very talented!


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My new best friend


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Emma & Matty “the Humdinger” Singer. . .the world's greatest promo man
on his 75th birthday




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ROLLING STONE OUTTAKE (1977)


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Courtesy of Chuck Brigermann



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Harvey Holiday - the pride of Philadelphia
If you don't believe it. . . just ask him!


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Harvey Holiday (left) and Tommy McCarthy


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Eddie Collins


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Frankie Avalon telling Billy Paul how he would have sung Me & Mrs. Jones!


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Major sports fan - I thought we were going to a football game!


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Dinner at Morton's Steak House in King of Prussia, PA
I had just bought the skeleton and brought it to dinner
Manager didn't think it was funny


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My jukebox


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Buddy Dee


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Geator, Carl Helm & Norman


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If you're going to Maine - eat HERE. . . WOW!


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Rollye


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Rollye & her husband Jon


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Ron O'Brien - Duprees manager extraordinaire/record collector


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Kari, Kara & Patty


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Natalia - bank manager for Wachovia. . .no longer there. I miss her!


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I always wanted to be a trolley driver when I was a kid. . .


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mixing a Delfonics soon-to-be-hit!


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Connie Francis & Jerry


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Connie & Keely


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Debbie & Richard Nader with Steve Caldwell


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Happy birthday Chuck


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Henry DeLuca & Willie Winfield


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Richie & Charlie Ingui (Soul Survivors)


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Michael Michelle - my truck driver



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Marshall & Barbara Sehorn


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Patty & Ed Rendell


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“Chi Chi”, Marshall & Reed


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Jack & Chi Chi


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Sam Carson. . . mobile home sales mogul
(sold one 8 years ago. . . unfortunately it was returned!)


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Selling a mobile home for Sam . . beats selling records
I sold two in a half hour


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Close call - see my store at the right


Olivia & Patty


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Wes Hayes (left) from The Dreams on Savoy. . .Billy Taylor. . . Castelles on Grand. . .
with oil can! (don't ask)


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Charlie Horner


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Joy with Norton


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Granny with bookends


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“Golden Voice” Harry Schmidt


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Patty & friends


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Patty & the Yaffes (soon to record!)


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Isabella about to be groomed!


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Gary Hendler


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Going out to play


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“Remember When” cast. . .Jim Murray, Steve Ross & Jackie Strauss!


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Jim Murray. . .co-founder of the Ronald McDonald House in Philly
& former General Manager of the Philadelphia Eagles.




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Our neighbor Lisa on left, with her friend Mary Lois - the smartest female on earth
IQ of 630! Lisa comes in with a 16!


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Charlie Gracie


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Charlie & filmmaker Shawn Swords


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With Lucky - out front . . .



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Late-night get-together at Hymie's Deli
A car went through the front window 6 hours later (honest)



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Our trip to the Finger Lakes in upstate New York

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Don't leave home without it!


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Patty looking at diamonds


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One too many stories. . .


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Going to a wine tasting! Whoopie! (I don't drink)


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What comes after G flat?


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WHERE'S THE FOOD?


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I found a record shop (Angry Mom) in Ithaca


MISS AMERICA SWIMSUIT WINNER
WITH HER YOUNGER BROTHER

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Actually. . .Olivia with her grandson Nolan
in North Myrtle Beach, S.C.

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