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  1. Bobby Rydell to Play Suncoast Showroom, 1/10-11Read the original story

    Monday Dec 15 |

    Bobby Rydell, All-American boy of the Baby Boom era, will perform his rock n' roll hits at the Suncoast Showroom January 10 and 11. With good looks, fame and talent, Robert Ridarelli -- better known as Bobby Rydell -- is considered an original American idol. After a teenage gig as drummer for Rocco and the Saints, where he played with trumpet player Frankie Avalon, Rydell launched his successful solo act in 1959.


  2. Frankie Avalon to perform at Rowan's holiday benefit concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 |

    Iconic entertainer Frankie Avalon will take the stage at Rowan University 's College of Performing Arts as a headliner for the 3rd annual Marie F. Rader Memorial Fund benefit concert on Saturday, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. Celebrate the season and support the arts with "Golden Days of Yore: A Holiday Musical Event." The show will feature holiday music and popular songs featuring Avalon, one of the "Golden Boys" of the music industry.


  3. Check out some of the people, phrases and products mentioned in 'Hairspray'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | The Post-Standard

    ... Taylor and Richard Burton. The two had a tempestuous relationship and were married and divorced twice. Frankie Avalon: A teen idol who was a singer and actor. He appeared with Annette Funicello in the "Beach Party" surfer films ("Bikini Beach," ...


  4. Sunday Cinema: Panic in Year ZeroRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | SF Signal

    Ray Milland directed and stars in Panic in Year Zero! , a 1962 post-apocalyptic SciFi film in which a family survives a thermonuclear war. Like you do. The film also features Jean Hagen, Frankie Avalon (!) and Joan Freeman.


  5. Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini MachineRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Neatorama

    ... 1961 A.I.P. film The Pit and the Pendulum . Vincent Price also gave this otherwise "fluff movie" some cachet. Frankie Avalon and Dwayne Hickman, who had just starred in A.I.P.'s Ski Party together a few months previously, would play the film's ...


  6. GLOBE: 21 Heartthrobs & Sex Symbols - Where Are They Now? Scandals, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Celebrity Dirty Laundry

    ... in their special report is Fabio, Donna Douglas (Beverly Hillbillies), Ann-Margaret (Viva Las Vegas), Frankie Avalon (Beach Blanket Bingo), Bo Derek, Richard Chamberlain, and Connie Stevens (Hawaiian Eye). GLOBE always manages to get the inside ...


  7. Central Florida stylists cut space, become business ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... couch, a Sputnik light overhead and handmade artwork from the "Beauty School Dropout" scene in "Grease" with Frankie Avalon are accented with elaborate gold sculptures. He wants clients to feel as if they're in his living room. His $1,600 monthly ...


  8. Red Bank: the Boys are Back in TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Red Bank Green

    You're gold, babe, don't change: Fabian, Frankie Avalon and Bobby Rydell are the Golden Boys, back for another go-round of timeless teen pop hits, Friday night at Basie's place. The Three Tenors? Mere copycat crooners.


  9. Freshmen battle sophomores at Lafayette rush in 1914 - Almanac Sept. 18, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 |

    Actor Fred Willard is 81. Singer Frankie Avalon is 74. Baseball Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg is 55. Racing cyclist Lance Armstrong is 43. Rapper Xzibit is 40. Comedian-actor Jason Sudeikis is 39. The moon sets 3:56 p.m. today, rises 2:27 a.m. Friday. It is three days after the last quarter.


  10. From Jersey Boys to Jersey Tomatoes - Recipe for successRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 |

    ... operatic drama. Recently, this Examiner was delighted to discover that another Jersey boy singer and star, Frankie Avalon - boasts a sister who has her own line of Jersey-fresh, Garden state, canned tomatoes: Avallone Tomatoes ! There are so many ...


  11. BWW Reviews: GREASE Is The Word At The Pearl TheatreRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2014 |

    ... girl get to sing their piece? "Beauty School Drop-Out" channels the dreamy male singers of the 50's, such as Frankie Avalon and Ricky Nelson. In the Pearl Theatre's production, the teen angel, played by Brandon del Castillo, appears to be the love ...


  12. Stevie Ray Vaughan and Dick Dale Play 'Pipeline' - a Video That's Got It AllRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2014 | Guitar World

    ... ... there's Pee Wee Herman, not to mention several high-quality, bikini-clad Eighties women, a few Wayfarers, Frankie Avalon and more. The clip is, of course, taken from a 1987 comedy called Back to the Beach . For more about this non-classic film, ...


  13. Ski PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2014 | Film Comment

    ... coat, makes a cabin of sweatered, smiling teenagers feel good. Ski Party , in which certified heartthrob Frankie Avalon and his right-hand man Dwayne Hickman disguise themselves as young women to get special access to their sweethearts' social ...


  14. Bobby Rydell performs in the Golden Boys concert on August 3 at Pala Casino Spa & Resort.Read the original story

    Aug 21, 2014 | The Village News

    ... idols in concert singing their hit songs? For me it has been twice. Thirty years ago I saw the Golden Boys Frankie Avalon, Fabian and Bobby Rydell in concert at the Circle Star Theatre in San Francisco. That night I was completely in awe of their ...


  15. avalonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    'BEACH PARTY:' In this 1963 file photo, singer Frankie Avalon and actress Annette Funicello are seen on Malibu Beach during filming of "Beach Party."


  16. 'Get On Up' doesn't work hard enoughRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | The Wave

    ... For example, Brown zones out while singing "I Got You (I Feel Good)" in the white-bread context of the 1965 Frankie Avalon movie "Ski Party," then delivers his true soul version at his own Paris concert six years later. The disparity is more ...


  17. From Bo Derek to Pamela Anderson, 27 of Hollywood's Best Swimsuit MomentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... mankini. The beach party film series (think High School Musical in the 1960s) starred Annette Funicello and Frankie Avalon traipsing around in quintessential '60s swimwear, though it almost wasn't so: Walt Disney, who still had Funicello under ...


  18. Tricia's retro film review: Beach PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 |

    Beach Party is the 1963 movie starring Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello. A group of teens head to the beach at the same time as Professor Sutwell comes to study them.


  19. Jersey Boy Frankie Valli and Grease [PHOTOS/VIDEOS]Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2014 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    ... song he'd be singing if he takes the on-camera role in the movie: "Beauty School Dropout." Another Frankie, Frankie Avalon took on the part, and sang "Beauty School Dropout." Its on the soundtrack, but was not one of the hits. Avalon did make money ...


  20. Cuero man penning memories of friendship with actor John WayneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... with Wayne led to a speaking part in the 1960 movie "The Alamo" in which Hamilton appeared on screen with Frankie Avalon. In the new book, Hamilton recounts his time making "The Alamo," as well as tells tales of his visits with Wayne on the sets of ...