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Sammy Strain & the Imperials, 1964 -, Part 4 in the series

Sammy Strain & the Imperials, 1961 - 1963 Part 3

Sammy Strain & the Fantastics Part 2

Sammy Strain & the Chips Part 1

Asbury Park Vocal Groups Pt. 2

Asbury Park Vocal Groups, Pt.1

Philly's Original Capris

Little Jimmy & The Tops

Teddy & Twilights, Deckers

Groups from Philly's Francisville - Belltones, Joe Cook's Thrillers, Royal Demons, Madison Brothers

Sensations - Part 1

Sensations - Part 2

Johnny Maestro, the Crests & Brooklyn Bridge

Johnny Stiles & the Medallions on Essex

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Orioles' Deborah Chessler

Tyrone & the Nu-Ports

Windy City Harmony: Calvaes, Blenders & Accents

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Richard Barrett Part 1: The Valentines

Richard Barrett
Part 2:
Frankie Lymon & Teenagers

Richard Barrett
Part 3: The Chantels, Clickettes,
Fashions Veneers

Richard Barrett
Part 4:

Little Anthony & Imperials

Richard Barrett
Part 5: Lewis Lymon
&
Teenchords Jimmy Castor & Juniors

Richard Barrett
Part 6: The Channels,
Isley Bros, Del Knights

Richard Barrett Part 7: The 3 Degrees, Showmen

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bullet [New!]2014 Philly Doo Wop Festival
 
bulletTNT with Vic Donna Group & Charlie Horner
 
bulletAsbury Angels 2014, Bobby Thomas
 
bulletRichard Nader Doo Wop Concert XXV
 
bullet2014 Portsmouth VA Gospel Concert
 
bullet Billy Vera Big Band at the Cutting Room NYC
 
bullet VGHA Extravaganza III
 
bullet Asbury Park Gospel Explosion

African American
Museum Philadelphia
Gospel Awards Ceremony

 
bullet Ray Goodman & Brown in Plainfield
 
bulletRe-MemberThen
at NJ Doo Wop Singers Club 2013

 
bulletEncounters at Somerset Run
 
bulletRichard Nader's Doo Wop Celebration XXVI
bullet
2013 Asbury Angels Plaque Dedications
 
bullet VGHA Acappella Extravaganza II
 
bullet2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
 
bullet Time Capsule Show 50th Anniversary
bullet
2013 Portsmouth, VA Gospel Concert
 
bulletRe-MemberThen
at Manchester, NJ

 
bulletRe-MemberThen
at New Providence Library

 
bulletJohn Moore's Middle Room Records Closes
 
bulletLittle Isidore in Fair Lawn, NJ
 
bulletNJ Doo Wop Singers Club Jan 2013
 
bulletCelebrating Asbury Park's West Side Harmony
 
bulletDoo Wop Singers Club 4th Anniversary
 
bulletChuck Berry Honored by the R&R Hall of Fame
 
bulletQuiet Storm at Somerset Run
 
bulletAsbury Angels 2012 Induction Ceremony
 
bullet2012 Philly Doo Wop Festival
 
bullet2012 Lead East
 
bulletTNT R&B and Doo Wop Party, Aug 2012
 
bulletPam Nardella's Frankie Lymon Tombstone BBQ
 
bullet Classic Urban Harmony Celebrates Vocal Harmony & the Masqueraders 50th Anniversary
Multi-Part
 
bulletFrankie Lymon Tombstone Finds a New Home
 
bulletStormin Norman Seldin & Return of Ray & Darchaes in Monmouth Beach NJ
 
bullet2012 Portsmouth VA Gospel Concert
 
bulletTNT North Jersey R&B and Doo Wop Party - 2nd Anniversary
 
bulletAcappella Extravaganza at Molloy College 2011
 
bulletDoo Wop Singers Club (NJ) Third Anniversary
 
bulletSoul of Asbury Park Concert
 
bulletMasqueraders Silver Star Competition
 
bullet6th Annual Philly Doo Wop Festival
 
bulletSouth Philly String Band Club After Party to 6th Philly Doo Wop Festival
 
bulletTymes' Norman & Peggy Burnett BBQ 2011
 
bullet2011 Lead East
 
bullet Morris Museum Acappella & Doo Wop Concert # Two
 
bullet Morris Museum Acappella Concert # One
 
bulletClassic Urban Harmony Presentation NJ Doo Wop Groups Part 2
 
bulletClassic Urban Harmony Presentation NJ Doo Wop Groups Part 1
 
bulletMorris Museum LaBamba & Quiet Storm Concert
 
bulletMorris Museum Jersey Rocks Exhibit Opening
 
bulletMorris Museum Jersey Rocks Launch Party
 
bulletEvening With Vocal Group Legends Concert
 
bulletRe-memberThen Finds Its Echo
 
bulletSteve Applebaum Tribute Concert
 
bulletWFDU Fundraiser, Teaneck, NJ March 2011
 
bullet Four J's Jimmy Testa Tribute & Benefit Concert
 
bulletVic Donna Group Rehearsal at CUH Headquarters
 
bulletPam & Charlie's 5th Anniversary Celebration - Multi Parts
 
bullet2010 Philly Doo Wop Festival
 
bullet"Doll Face" Musical Comedy
 
bulletNJ Doo Wop & Street Corner Harmony Association
 
bulletNick @ Nite Open Mic Night
 
bulletLeins Wedding
 
bullet"Fun-Raiser" at South Philly String Band Club
 
bulletRichard Naderís Summer Doowop Reunion XXI
 
bulletPhilly Doo Wop Diner Mural
 
bulletMaking Crossroads 2
 
bulletCornerstone CD Release Party
 
bulletVirginia Legends of Gospel Concert
 
bulletS. Philly Stringband Club Jan 13, 2010
 
bulletRemembering Ronnie I. Concert Nov 2009
 
bulletPGHA's Heavenly Harmony XII Concert
 
bulletS. Philly Stringband
Club
Testimonial
 
bulletFilming a Documentary
on Acappella
 
bulletAcappella Group Soul'D
Out on
Celebrity
Solstice
Oct 2009
 
bulletBattleship New Jersey Dance & Concert
 
bulletWVLT Cruisin' 92.1 Concert
 
bulletTymes' Norman & Peggy Burnett 2009 BBQ
 
bullet2009 Charleston Beach Music & Shag Festival
 
bulletAcappella Group Choice at Franklin Township Public Library
 
bullet American Bandstand Studio Fundraiser
 
bulletAcappella at the South Philly String Band Club Revisited
 
bulletFour Man Trio at At Dover NJ's Attilio's Tavern
 
bulletNicky Addeo at Asbury Park's Wonder Bar
 
bulletASAP's First Acappella Concert
 
bulletAcappella at the South Philly String Band Club
 
bulletVisiting Radio's Past & Present at WDVR-FM
 
bullet Chicago SoulTrip USA
 
bulletR&R Hall
of Fame
Interview with
Orioles' Deborah
Chessler

 
bulletSilhouettes' John Wilson Visits CUH World Headquarters
 
bulletNJ Doowop Group Harmony Club, 2009.
 
bullet New Years Eve 2008 with Nicky Addeo & Nite Owls
 
bullet 2008 European Road Trip: Deep River Quartet & Golden Gate Quartet
 
bullet 2008 Black Swan Burlington Concert
 
bullet 2008 Charleston Beach Music & Shag Festival
 
bullet Mills Bros,
Ink Spots
Beach Haven

 
bulletPhilly Doo Wop
Festival 2008

 
bullet Philly Doo Wop
Festival 2006

    PROFILES IN
    HARMONY

    In Tribute

bullet [New!]Dick Rietveld, Deep River Quartet
 
bullet Robert Murphy, Neighbors Complaint
 
bullet Walter McNeil, Gospel Nobleaires
 
bullet Jewel Akens, 4 Dots
 
bulletVirgil Johnson, Velvets
 
bulletCleotha Staples, Staple Singers
 
bulletDarlene McCrae, Cookies, Raeletts
 
bulletGregory Carroll, Four Buddies, Orioles, Dappers, Ink Spots
 
bulletJerome Ramos, Velours
 
bulletMickey "Guitar" Baker
 
bulletEarl Speedo Carroll, Cadillacs
 
bulletMajor Harris, Delfonics, Nat Turner Rebellion, R&B Soloist
 
bulletBilly Scott, Prophets
 
bulletCleve Duncan, Penguins
 
bulletDeborah Chessler, Songwriter,Mentor to the Orioles
 
bulletWilla Ward, Ward Singers, Gay Charmers
 
bulletBobby Thomas, Vibranaires, Vibes, V-Eights, Orioles
 
bulletJohn Jones, Moments Pleasure, Norristones, Copians
 
bulletChester Brown. The Counts
 
bulletJimmy Ellis, Trammps, Cordells, Exceptions
 
bulletJimmy Castor
 
bulletJack Scandura
 
bullet Cadillacs' Bobby Phillips
 
bulletBobby Robinson
 
bulletRobins' Grady Chapman
 
bullet Blue Notes' Roosevelt Brodie
 
bullet Moonglows' Harvey Fuqua
 
bulletCrests' & Brooklyn Bridge's Johnny Maestro
 
bulletDelroys' Reggie Walker
 
bulletSolitaires' & Vocaleers' Herman Dunham
 
bulletValentines' & Del-Knights' Eddie Edgehill
 
bulletChris Bartley
 
bulletSilhouettes' John Wilson
 
bulletLes Paul
 
bullet Castelles' Billy Taylor

    1950's R&B &
    Doo Wop
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The Academics 

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The Avalons

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The Avons

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The Blue Notes (original)

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Claude Robinson & Creations

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The 5 Embers

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The Juveniles/ Twilights/ Embers

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The Silhouettes

    1960's Soul
    Groups

bulletThe Ad-Libs
 
bullet Jackson Five (Pre-Motown & Other Rarities)

    Carolina Beach Music

bullet The Poor Souls

    Modern Era
    Doo Wop Groups

bullet40 Years of Group Harmony: Ray Block's Photos of Vintage, Ad-Libs, Reunion, Bon-Aires, East River Drive
 
bulletYounger Dayz

    Gospel Groups

bulletThe
Angelic Gospel
Singers

 
bulletClaude Jeter & the Swan Silvertones

    Early Black
    Vocal Groups
    1870 -1930

bullet

The American
Jubilee Singers

 

bullet

The Dinwiddie Quartet

   History of
   Recording

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The 60th Anniversary of the Vinyl 45 RPM Single

    Rare Record
    Labels

bulletHico Label

   Holiday Harmony

bullet Vocalaries' White Christmas
 
bulletPenguins' A Christmas Prayer
 
bulletDominoes' Christmas In Heaven
 
bulletCameos' Merry Christmas
 
bulletDrifters' White Christmas
 
bulletOrioles'
Lonely Christmas

    Hometown
    Harmony

bullet Philadelphia Area Doo Wop & Acappella Groups
 
bulletBermuda Vocal Groups

    Ongoing
    Research

Unknown Vocal Groups

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2014

[New!]July 9, 2014, Franklin Township Public Library, A Perfect Blend concert.

June 16, 2014, Franklin Township Public Library, Somerset NJ, "Doo Wop Groups Of Central New Jersey".

 

2013

October 27, 2013, Montville Township (NJ) Public Library, Montville, NJ, "Under The Streetlamp: Tales from The Doo Wop Era - Part 1".

October 1 - 29, 2013, Raritan Valley Community College, Bridgewater NJ, Five Week Course "Spirituals, Rhythm & Blues, Doo Wop and Soul Harmony."

October 8, 2013, East Brunswick Senior Center, East Brunswick, NJ, "Under The Streetlamp: Tales From The Doo Wop Era - Part 1"

August 13, 2013, Hatboro, PA, Guest Appearance on Jim Bakay's "Gospel Train" Radio Program.

August 8, 2013, Hillborough Public Library, Hillsborough, NJ, "Under The Streetlamp: Tales From the Doo Wop Era - Part 2"

June 25, 2013, Leisure Knolls Active Adult Community, Manchester, NJ, "Under The Streetlamp: Tales From The Doo Wop Era - Part 2," Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus.

May 22, 2013, Franklin Township Public Library, Somerset NJ, Free Film Screening of "Jubilee Singers: Sacrifice & Glory".

March 3 - June 17, 2013, Franklin Township Public Library, Somerset NJ, Expanded Display of African American Spirituals and Gospel Vocal Group Memorabilia

February 20, 2013, Franklin Township Public Library, Somerset, NJ, "Crossing Jordan: How African American Spirituals Changed the World".

February 12, 2013, First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens, Somerset, NJ, "Crossing Jordan: How African American American Spirituals Changed the World"

January 7 - March 3, 2013, Franklin Township Public Library, Somerset, NJ, Display of African American Spirituals Memorabilia

January 4, 2013, Leisure Knolls Active Adult Community, Manchester, NJ, "Under The Streetlamp: Tales From The Doo Wop Era - Part 1," Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus.

January 2, 2013, Franklin Township Municipal Building, Celebration of 150th Anniversary of Emancipation Proclamation

 

2012

October 21, 2012, Montville Township Public Library, Montville, NJ "Doo Wop Groups Of New Jersey"

October 19, 2012, Quiet Storm Concert at Somerset Run, Somerset, NJ

August 19, 2012, Delaware, Guest radio appearance on George Frunzi's Gold Radio "Down On The Streetcorner" Internet Program.

July 29, 2012, Quiet Storm Outdoor Acappella Concert for the Franklin Township Cultural Arts Council, Franklin Park, NJ 

July 26, 2012, Franklin Township Public Library, Somerset, NJ, "Doo Wop Groups & The Jersey Shore"

July 18, 2012, Re-MemberThen Acappella Concert at Franklin Township Public Library, Somerset, NJ

July 17, 2012, Hillsborough (NJ) Public Library, "Under The Streetlamp: Tales From The Doo Wop Era - Part 1"

May 23, 2012, Garwood (NJ) Public Library, Screening of the Documentary, "A Lesson in A Cappella"

May 9, 2012, Garwood (NJ) Public Library, "Doo Wop Groups of New Jersey - Part 2"

April 22, 2012, Asbury Park Historical Society, "West Side Harmony: Asbury Park's Vocal Group Legacy (1948 - 1968)"

 

2011

September 14, 2011, Garwood (NJ) Public Library, "Doo Wop Groups of New Jersey - Part 1"

July 24, 2011, Vic Donna Group Acappella Concert at Somerset Run Active Adult Community, Somerset, NJ

July 14, 2011, Franklin Township Public Library, Somerset, NJ, "Doo Wop Groups of New Jersey - Part 2"

July 6, 2011, JT's Emeralds' Acappella Concert at Franklin Township Public Library, Somerset, NJ

June 24, 2011, Traditions Active Adult Community, Washington Crossing, PA. "Under The Streetlamp: Tales From The Doo Wop Era - Part 1".

June 15, 2011, Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ.  "Doo Wop Groups of New Jersey - Part 2"

June 10 and June 14, 2011, Guest Appearances on Alan David Stein's WMTR-AM and WCTC-Am Radio Programs

June 8, 2011.  Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ.  "Doo Wop Groups Of New Jersey - Part 1"

May 11, 2011.  Garwood (NJ) Public Library, "Under the Streetlamp: Tales from the Doo Wop Era: Part 3.

April 16, 2011; Classic Urban Harmony guest appearance on Felix Hernandez' WBGO-FM "Rhythm Review" Radio Program

April 2, 2011; Mills Brothers Society Reunion & Mills Brothers Concert in Bellefonte, PA


2010

November 16, 2010, Margaret Grundy Memorial Library, Bristol, PA, "Under the Streetlamp: Tales from the Doo Wop Era Part 1.

November 4, 2010; Garwood (NJ) Public Library, "Under the Streetlamp: Tales from the Doo Wop Era: Part 2"

September 27, 2010: Somerset Run Active Adult Community, Somerset, NJ, "Under the Streetlamp: Tales From the Doo Wop Era: Part 3.

August 29, 2010; The Sheps at Somerset Run Active Adult Community, Somerset, NJ

August 3, 2010; Garwood Public Library, Garwood, NJ "Under the Streetlamp: Tales From the Doo Wop Era: Part 1"

July 21, 2010, Silk City Acappella Concert at the Franklin Township Public Library, Somerset, NJ.

June 9, 2010, Riviera @ East Windsor, East Windsor, NJ.  "Under the Streetlamp: Tales From the Doo Wop Era: Part 1"

May 24, 2010, Somerset Run Active Adult Community, Somerset, NJ, "Under the Streetlamp: Tales From the Doo Wop Era: Part 2"

April 21, 2010, Franklin Township Public Library, Somerset, NJ.  "Doo Wop Groups of New Jersey - Part 1"

April 7, 2010, Randolph (NJ) Public Library.  "Under the Streetlamp: Tales From the Doo Wop Era: Part 1"

March 27, 2010.  Meadows Foundation Presentation on Spirituals and Jubilee Singers, Hageman House, Somerset, NJ

March 9, 2010.  Sheps Acappella Concert at the Franklin Township Public Library, Somerset, NJ

February 29, 2010.  Portsmouth , VA Gospel Concert Co-Sponsored by Classic Urban Harmony,

February 14, 2010.  Stonebridge @ Monroe Active Adult Community, Monroe NJ.  Under The Streetlamp:  Tales From the Doo Wop Era.

January 15, 2010.  Canal Walk Active Adult Community, Somerset, NJ.  "Under the Streetlamp:  Tales From the Doo Wop Era: Part 1"

 

2009

December 26, 2009.  Star Diner, Rumford (RI).  "The Washington Heights Legacy"

September 24, 2009.  Bridgewater (NJ) Public Library.  "Under the Streetlamp: Tales From the Doo Wop Era: Part 2"

September 22, 2009.  Franklin Township (NJ) Public Library.  "History of Doo Wop Music: Part 3"

August 6, 2009.  Franklin Township (NJ) Public Library.  Concert by Acappella group, Choice.

June 19, 2009.  The Meadows Foundation, Somerset (NJ).  "History of Doo Wop Music: Part 1"

May 5, 2009.  Franklin Township (NJ) Public Library.  "History of Doo Wop Music: Part 2"

May 2009. Display on the 60th Anniversary of the 45 RPM Vinyl Record.  Franklin Township Public Library, Somerset, NJ.

April 2, 2009.  Bridgewater (NJ) Public Library.  "Under the Streetlamp: Tales From the Doo Wop Era: Part 1"

March 22, 2009 Guest Appearance on Christine Vitale's WFDU-FM "Group Harmony Alley" Radio Show

March 2009 Display on the History of Doo Wop Music.  Bridgewater, NJ.

February 18, 2009.  Franklin Township (NJ) Public Library.  "History of Doo Wop Music: Part 1"

February 2009. Display on the History of Doo Wop Music.  Franklin Township Public Library, Somerset, NJ.

February 9, 2009.  Rock & Roll Hall of Fame & Museum.  "Interview with Orioles' Deborah Chessler"

 

 

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