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Gov. Chris Christie Parties in the Hamptons, Dances Like a Typical Dad

Governor Chris Christie thoroughly embarrassed himself in the Hamptons Saturday night and, thanks to Page Six, we can watch the video over and over again. 186 more words

Watch: Chris Christie gets down with Jamie Foxx

Perhaps it is time for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to be a contestant on So You Think You Can Dance.

The governor didn’t disappoint when actor Jamie Foxx encouraged him to let loose this weekend at the Apollo in the Hamptons charity event. 120 more words


August 16, 1957 - Buddy Holly & the Crickets at the Apollo Theater

On August 16, 1957, Buddy Holly and his band, the Crickets, opened their one-week gig at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York City.  Holly made his start in the music business in 1955 opening for Elvis Presley.  381 more words


Apollo Theater

NYC landmark and historic music hall.   Many renowned performers started their careers at the Apollo:  Jimi Hendrix, Billie Holiday, James Brown, The Jackson Five, Diana Ross and The Supremes, Patti LaBelle, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Sarah Vaughn, Aretha Franklin and many more.

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JSWISS Performs "History" Live at The Apollo Theater

Back in February JSWISS performed at the legendary Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York City as part of the Apollo’s 80th anniversary celebrations. Now, months later, hear the only record of that performance as JSWISS rocks a packed and usually tough Apollo crowd with a live rendition of The Jake-produced “History” off of his  20 more words


Wretched Richard's Almanac: Tiptoe Through the Boroughs

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Jonas Bronck was the Norwegian son of a Lutheran minister born sometime around 1600. Or he was a Swedish sailor in the Danish Merchant Marine. 285 more words


Summer Rewind 2014: the King of Pop and the Godfather of Soul

The following conversation was originally posted on December 19, 2013. To read the original post and comments, please click here.

Willa: I don’t think there can be any doubt that James Brown was one of Michael Jackson’s earliest and most profound influences as a singer, dancer, and larger-than-life public figure. 7,180 more words

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