Category Archives: Music

Belgian Elvis tribute artist to play 2 Md. shows

Can’t help falling in love with Franz By Liza Harlow, Special to The Avenue (avenuenews.com, February 1, 2016) and The Dundalk Eagle (dundalkeagle.com, February 3, 2016) The award-winning Franz Goovaerts, who hails from Erquelinnes, Belgium, will be making his way … Continue reading

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“Shakedown” — Late-Night Baltimore Dance TV Show

WJZ revives dance show (The Baltimore Sun, 4/15/1992) Almost 160 local dancers aged 18 to 25 will get at least one chance to star on local television as WJZ-Channel 13 brings back to the airwaves the dance program “Shakedown.” The … Continue reading

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Baltimore’s Al Jolson Impersonator Calls It Quits

By Jessica Contrera (Washington Post, 11/12/2015) The black greasepaint had thickened to the consistency of toothpaste. Bobby Berger slapped it onto his face in clumps, then rubbed it in circles, covering his 67-year-old white skin. He couldn’t remember how old … Continue reading

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Koffee Beans “Ad Man” & “Been A Long Time” – 1966 Baltimore Psychedelic 45rpms

Koffee Beans “Ad Man” Warren Marshall Raymond, 58, horticulturist and rock drummer By Jacques Kelly (The Baltimore Sun, 2/8/2005) Warren Marshall Raymond, a Columbia Association horticulturist and former drummer in several area bands, died of cancer Sunday at his Columbia … Continue reading

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