Olivia & Santa
Equal Time. . .Patty with Santa
“I need a lot more than that” - Patty Patero
Her cousin, Jeanne on the left. . .“I'll take what she doesn't want”
Olivia & Marian Bowers at a Red Sox game
Stormy in the store
Pit stop - no more room at the store
Whoops! I Didn't know Patty was home. . .NOT GOOD
Sonia & her husband Gary Bowman from Chicago
Val and Patty in Boston
Andrea (Lady "M") & Lee Jolles (Mr. Lee)
LEE with CHRISTINE VITALE & DONN FILETI
Luncheon after Lee's funeral
WE LET ANYBODY IN!
Reformed Informers. . .Smitty on left, soon to start his current group Quiet Storm.
Nancy & Frank Lipsius and their children
Bob Campbell & Frank Chille
Steve Applebaum and wife Carol
Sammy Strain with Tom Kline
Charles Anderson with Ruth McFadden
Dennis Burgey, Buzzy Garland and Harold Leiter
Mike Hoffman & Chuck in the late '70s
Phil Granito extremely talented member of The Duprees,
Not that the others aren't
Milton Love (Solitaires)
Dining with the Harptones
Karen Efron with Patty
Blavat and Jimmy DePre
Mike Neysmith FINALLY paying an old debt
Left to right: Carl Tancredi, Richard Barrett & Harold Leiter
Howard Ravitsky - owner of Lash Records
Lee Andrews & Denny Thompson
Chuck with Lee Andrews
Billy Jackson & John Anderson
Chuck & Rollye James
Petra (Russian spy) with Freddie
Catherine Quillman, Philadelphia Inquirer writer,
wandered into the store and left with an article!
Bernie Parent, former Philadelphia Flyers goalie
I taught him everything he knows (about football)
Bob Pantano in South Philly, where he reigns
Member of The Ebb Tides on Teen - his ex-wife was the lead singer
I can't remember his name
Amanda. . .Hannah's friend from church
Tommie Shider, lead singer of The Sheps (outstanding acapella group)
I sold him records when he was 15!
He was an excellent student (probably not in school)
Yvette Davis, writer of "How Can I Let You Get Away", by The Spinners.
The original "A" side before they flipped it to "I'll Be Around"
Kev Roberts, U.K. soul dealer
Dennis Burgey "The Doo Wop Cop"
Louie being Louie. . . before Joe Cocker took it on the road!
John Anderson & Patty
Eddie & Sheila Holman
Jordi Ramirez & Meri from Barcelona, Spain
Peter & Jeff Yaffe
Jan Witte's daughter Victoria
Louie Contender thinking back over his career in music (less than 2 seconds)
Early Quiet Storm (Smitty on the left)
Lou Costello, the consummate entertainer (radio, stage, TV & movies).
HE WATCHES THEM ALL!
Barbara English, lead singer of The Clickettes
Tina - she's a cop-I always run red lights when she's on duty. .
Tom Hight. . .My first girlfriend, Nancy, used to steal my records & sell them
to him at half price. "Find out what he wants & I'll take 50% off"
Cecily Tynan, Channel 6 Weather Girl
Jackie Landry (Chantels), me & Sandi Italiano at UGHA
Charles Anderson, me & Christine Vitale at a UGHA meeting
ACTUAL HISTORICAL ARTIFACT
This is an actual poster from the '50s distributed by the Ku Klux Klan - probably in the
mid to late '50s in an attempt to stop the popularity of R&B music to white kids.
This was when race music and rockabilly were about to become rock 'n roll. . . when
juvenile delinquency was tied to this music by the mainstream media.
Thank God things like this don't have a place in America today-music doesn't have color.
P.S.: you can thank people like Berry Gordy, Bobby Robinson, Leonard Chess, Jim Stewart,
Henry Stone, George Goldner, Ahmet Ertegun, Herbie Slotkin and a host of others for their vision
and body of work. . .
Ken Mullen & Cool Bobby B in the store
“Hi, everybody, are you enjoying this? Hope so. . .” Olivia
Angelica - strayed in to see what this place is about
Not into records, but who cares?
Gallery 4: Patty's Journey
Gallery 5: Allentown Record Show; Tiffany's Diner Pics
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