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Crushes

Back when my mother was a bobby-soxer, she swooned over Frank Sinatra. For me, a child of the sixties, it was the Beatles, George Harrison in particular. 128 more words

January 15, 2017 The Other City By The Bay

The Bay City Rollers, Bay City Rollers, Arista AL-4049, 1975

I have another fad group from the 70s for everyone today, The Bay City Rollers.  Not exactly known today for a positive contribution to the recording arts, they still managed to sell millions of records around the world and drew a mania from young girls that was compared to that of The Beatles.   234 more words

Review of Teen Idol by Meg Cabot

Teen Idol
By Meg Cabot

Star Rating: 

Genre: YA

Number of Pages: 320

Date Started: January 4, 2016
Date Finished: January 5, 2016

Synopsis: (From Amazon) 352 more words

Book Reviews

November 30, 2016 Picture Perfect

Donny Osmond, Portrait Of Donny, MGM SE 4820, 1972

Before I get accused committing of a mortal musical sin, let me clarify that I bought this record for the intact insert and not the actual record!   209 more words

August 28, 2016 Bobby Does It All!

Bobby Rydell, Bobby Sings, Bobby Swings, Cameo 1007, 1960

At first glance, my reaction to this record was “duh”.  Of course Bobby Sings, it would be a terrible album if Bobby Danced.   194 more words

LRP Book Hound Radio Program Highlight Shows: Bobby Rydell, Kristen Lamb, and Matthew Bayan

For many of you who follow my author page on Facebook, this is not new information, but this year my life took a new, exciting direction in the public media eye when Janice Hermsen, of LeRue Press, asked me to co-host with her on the… 775 more words

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July 29, 2016 Ciao Bello

Frankie Avalon, Italiano, Chancellor CHL-5025, 1962

Ciao is the universal Italian word.  Italians use it to say hello or goodbye.  In this case, Chancellor Records was saying goodbye to Frankie Avalon.   229 more words