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I am a fan of all kinds of music, but my areas of expertise are in 1950-64 doowop, jazz, and top 40's music.

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I grew up in New York listening to DJs Alan Freed, Jocko, Mort Fega (jazz), Alan Fredericks, Murray the K, Bruce Morrow, Clay Cole, William B. Williams, Wolfman Jack, Gus Gossert, Peter Tripp, Martin Block,Swing'n Slim. Extensive LP and CD collection.


Queens College and St. John's University MBA.

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Richie09/09/16101010YES!! That's it all right! Cannot thank .....
Stan02/26/15101010Very quick and courtious response. John knows .....
jim09/05/13101010John I think you're right, thanks. My .....
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2016-09-08 Seeking song title and artists:

Hi, Richie.  I'm pretty sure you are looking for "My Love For You" by the Marcels, 1961.  It was the flip side of one their big hits, "Heartaches."      ...My love for you is a burning fire, that grows

2016-08-05 Bonnevilles:

Hi, Andy.  Is your last name the same as mine?  Where are you from?    I have seen The Bonnevilles LP used on Amazon, $200.  It is also usually available on ebay as well.  I came across that album because

2016-01-15 The Bonnevilles:

Hello Ituri.  Thank you for the info.  I sincerely hope that I will be asked.  I would have had a hard time finding that information.  ZuZu and Lorraine have always been two of my favorites, both of which

2015-07-10 Helen Englert in Jam Session my mom - age 93:

Hi, Melanie.    Back in September 2013 I identified Helen Englert as the songstress for someone named Jim on this site.  He had been unable to identify her because listings for the movie (e.g. on IMDB)

2015-02-26 Trivia game:

Hi, Stan. I was not familiar with that game, so thank you for bringing it to my attention.  To try it out I did Music/1956.  It was fun.  I blew 1 minute or so figuring out the routine.  I enjoyed it.


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