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

    Tuesday Aug 26 | 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, ...

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  2. Ski PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | 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 ...

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

    Thursday Aug 21 | 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 ...

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  4. avalonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | 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."

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

    Thursday Jul 31 | 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 ...

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  6. 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 ...

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

    Jun 27, 2014 | Examiner.com

    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.

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  8. 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 ...

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  9. 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 ...

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  10. 'The John Wayne Film Collection' spans the Duke's body of workRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2012 | Examiner.com

    ... stars as Davy Crockett alongside a truly all-star cast. There's Henry Fonda , Sean Connery , Richard Burton, Frankie Avalon, and lots of others! With such a bevy of talented players, as well as one of the most compelling stories in American history, ...

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  11. SNL Sketch: Bikini Beach Party Starring Charlize Theron and Taran KillamRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2014 | Pleasant Morning Buzz

    ... from the classic film Bikini Beach Party . Taran Killam and Charlize Theron play the leads. It's a classic Frankie Avalon - Annette Funicello or Gidget movie, only Charlize's character's name is Gadget. They pretend to surf in front of a film of ...

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  12. Beach Party Apocalypse: 'How to Stuff a Wild Bikini'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... of sequels that the studio churned out over the next few years. Pairing aging Italian-American teen idol Frankie Avalon with buxom former Mousketeer Annette Funicello as "Frankie" and "Dee Dee" (allegedly named for Funicello's breasts), director ...

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  13. Class celebrates 50 years, '60s styleRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2014 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... resident who has helped plan the reunion for more than 25 years. Dinners, dances, a memorial service and a Frankie Avalon concert all appear on the itinerary for the class' 50th reunion, which officially kicked off Wednesday afternoon. About 142 ...

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  14. Beach Party Apocalypse: 'How to Stuff a Wild Bikini'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... of sequels that the studio churned out over the next few years. Pairing aging Italian-American teen idol Frankie Avalon with buxom former Mousketeer Annette Funicello as "Frankie" and "Dee Dee" (allegedly named for Funicello's breasts), director ...

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  15. Frankie Avalon show travels from beach parties to - Beauty School Dropout'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2014 | The Doings Weekly

    More than 50 years after the young trumpet prodigy Frankie Avalon switched to singing and became a hit-making teen idol, with a nice side career in beach-party movies with Annette Funicello, he's still out there entertaining.

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  16. SNL Sketch: Bikini Beach Party Starring Charlize Theron and Taran KillamRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2014 | Pleasant Morning Buzz

    ... from the classic film Bikini Beach Party . Taran Killam and Charlize Theron play the leads. It's a classic Frankie Avalon - Annette Funicello or Gidget movie, only Charlize's character's name is Gadget. They pretend to surf in front of a film of ...

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  17. The Web Monkey Speaks: Sorry. You Were Right.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2014 | Bike Magazine

    ... to sell in the millions to an audience that still had its hopes and dreams pinned on Annette Funicello and Frankie Avalon reteaming for "Beach Blanket Bingo V". But the initial commercial failure of the Velvet Underground doesn't mean that the band ...

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  18. Blue Water MemoriesRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2014 | Times Herald

    ... "It's the same 'Beach Party' gang .... but this time the party's got Muscle. 'Muscle Beach Party,' starring Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello. Hear 8 new swim hits." * Drivers can expect to pay more at the pumps this spring and early summer. ...

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  19. Bobby Rydell to Play Las Vegas' Suncoast Showroom, 4/25-27Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... 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. The hits flowed as Rydell rocked up the charts with "We Got Love," "Kissin' ...

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  20. REVIEW: Frankie Avalon, Fabian, Bobby Rydell still golden at Sands Bethlehem Event CenterRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2014 | The Morning Call

    Judging by the Dick Fox's Golden Boys show with Fabian, Bobby Rydell and Frankie Avalon that Friday played at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, pretty much forever - or at least as long as there are people who remember the idols and their songs.

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