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Thursday, December 14

Thursday Thirteen - #2: Name Dropping


Thirteen Golden Oldies* I "Matured" With
*with a bit of an exception for #13


1. Johnny Cash - at the Terrace Ballroom in NJ

2. Charlie Rich - at Capital Centre, Landover, MD - the Silver Fox


3. Jan & Dean - at the now defunct Rabbit's Foot, Frederick, MD


4. Yul Brynner - his final tour in the
King & I at Constitution Hall, Washington, DC

5. Roger Whittaker - he of the velvet voice and fantastic whistling ability, at Constitution Hall, Washington, DC


6. Wayne Newton - 4th of July celebration on the grounds of the Washington Monument, Washington, DC


7. Smokey Robinson - at Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts, Vienna, VA


8. Randy Travis - at the Frederick County Fair


9. Tammy Wynette - also at the Frederick County Fair


10. Harry Belafonte - at Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts, Vienna, VA - what a fantastic show he put on!


11. Anthony Quinn - when he reprised his role as
Zorba the Greek at Constitution Hall, Washington, DC

12. The Everly Brothers - at Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts, Vienna, VA - favorites since my teen years


13. Riverdance! - at Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts, Vienna, VA


(
Too many of these people are gone - what great entertainment we've lost.)


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2 Comments:

At 12/16/2006 6:13 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I like smokey robinson..hes got a great voice

 
At 12/16/2006 8:27 PM, Blogger Teena said...

Great list!

Mine's up too :)

 

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