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Springfield News-Sun
Frankie Avalon, Fabian and Bobby Rydell concert Rose Music Centera staple of the music industry since the 1950s but one of the most enduring of
Frankie Avalon, Fabian and Bobby Rydell concert Rose Music Center
Springfield News-Sun / Posted yesterday
a staple of the music industry since the 1950s but one of the most enduring of the modern era is the Golden Boys featuring Frankie Avalon, Fabian and Bobby Rydell. The multi-media show, created in 1985 by music producer Dick Fox, pulls into Rose... Read more
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The Morning Call
Philadelphia's former teen idol Bobby Rydell tells of life on the rocks in new bookhis signature song, "Volare." (Interestingly, South Philly was such a musical
Philadelphia's former teen idol Bobby Rydell tells of life on the rocks in new book
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
his signature song, "Volare." (Interestingly, South Philly was such a musical epicenter at that time that childhood friend Frankie Avalon also became a teen idol, as did neighborhood acquaintance Fabian — both with whom Rydell continues to perform... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Ringling Bros. Circus has been a Feld family affair for three generations | Culturethat eventually turned into a record store, which led Irvin into the field of r
Ringling Bros. Circus has been a Feld family affair for three generations | Culture
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 5 days ago
that eventually turned into a record store, which led Irvin into the field of rock ’n’ roll (promoting such acts like Frankie Avalon and Fats Domino) and eventually into the business of live entertainment, where he nabbed the Ringling brothers... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
10 things to know about Philadelphia as DNC startsto visitors. POP AND ROCKIn rock and pop, Philadelphia is the birthplace of "T
10 things to know about Philadelphia as DNC starts
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
to visitors. POP AND ROCKIn rock and pop, Philadelphia is the birthplace of "Twist" singer Chubby Checker, 1950s teen idol Frankie Avalon, disco queen Patti LaBelle, blue-eyed soul duo Hall & Oates, rapper Fresh Prince (later known as actor Will... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
10 things you may not know about Philadelphiavisitors. POP AND ROCK In rock and pop, Philadelphia is the birthplace of "Tw
10 things you may not know about Philadelphia
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
visitors. POP AND ROCK In rock and pop, Philadelphia is the birthplace of "Twist" singer Chubby Checker, 1950s teen idol Frankie Avalon, disco queen Patti LaBelle, blue-eyed soul duo Hall & Oates, rapper Fresh Prince (later known as actor Will... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
10 things you may not know about Philadelphiavisitors. POP AND ROCK In rock and pop, Philadelphia is the birthplace of "Tw
10 things you may not know about Philadelphia
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
visitors. POP AND ROCK In rock and pop, Philadelphia is the birthplace of "Twist" singer Chubby Checker, 1950s teen idol Frankie Avalon, disco queen Patti LaBelle, blue-eyed soul duo Hall & Oates, rapper Fresh Prince (later known as actor Will... Read more
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Salon.com
10 things you may not know about Philadelphiavisitors. POP AND ROCK In rock and pop, Philadelphia is the birthplace of “Tw
10 things you may not know about Philadelphia
Salon.com / Posted 7 days ago
visitors. POP AND ROCK In rock and pop, Philadelphia is the birthplace of “Twist” singer Chubby Checker, 1950s teen idol Frankie Avalon, disco queen Patti LaBelle, blue-eyed soul duo Hall & Oates, rapper Fresh Prince (later known as actor Will... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
10 things you may not know about Philadelphiavisitors. POP AND ROCK In rock and pop, Philadelphia is the birthplace of "Tw
10 things you may not know about Philadelphia
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 7 days ago
visitors. POP AND ROCK In rock and pop, Philadelphia is the birthplace of "Twist" singer Chubby Checker, 1950s teen idol Frankie Avalon, disco queen Patti LaBelle, blue-eyed soul duo Hall & Oates, rapper Fresh Prince (later known as actor Will... Read more
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The Morning Call
INTERVIEW: Bobby Rydell, former Philly teen idol, tells of his life on the rocks in new bookwas a teen-age idol. And that’s a nice thing to have after so many, many years.
INTERVIEW: Bobby Rydell, former Philly teen idol, tells of his life on the rocks in new book
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
was a teen-age idol. And that’s a nice thing to have after so many, many years.” Yeah. And now The Golden Boys Tour [with Frankie Avalon and Fabian] is going on, what, 30 years or something like that? “Yeeeah, we started it in ’85. [Frankie]... Read more
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Philly.com
What to see and do in Philadelphia during the DNChit in 1960, the biggest success story from the American Bandstand teen idol ag
What to see and do in Philadelphia during the DNC
Philly.com / Posted 9 days ago
hit in 1960, the biggest success story from the American Bandstand teen idol age of Philly pop that also produced Fabian, Frankie Avalon and Bobby Rydell. 6. “Oh Dem Golden Slippers,” James A. Bland. 1879 composition by African-American... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
The couple behind the 'Beautiful' tunes: How L.A. hit-makers became characters in the Carole King musicalof you met turned out to be really fateful. How did it happen? Weil: I was wri
The couple behind the 'Beautiful' tunes: How L.A. hit-makers became characters in the Carole King musical
Los Angeles Times / Posted 25 days ago
of you met turned out to be really fateful. How did it happen? Weil: I was writing with a young Italian boy singer, the Frankie Avalon of his day, named Teddy Randazzo, when Barry came in to play him a song. I asked the receptionist, "Who is... Read more
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