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people-bangles
"People" from February 10, 1986 & Bangles "Different Light" (Craig Allen photo)
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What’s Your Favorite Bangles Song? (POLL, VIDEO)

The other day I opened a box, and amongst the contents was "People" magazine from February 10th 1986.  As I'm flipping through it, I find a music review that PANS the Bangles!

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Dick Clark
Dick Clark, gameshow host, 1985. (Craig Allen photo)
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“So Long!” Dick Clark (VIDEOS)

"America's Oldest Living Teenager," Dick Clark, shuffled off to the big sock-hop in the sky this past Wednesday. Sadly, we've lost another Amerian icon.

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sunrise
I had not planned on seeing this sunrise... (Craig Allen photo)
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Coffee Please! An Early Start To The Day!

When I sit in on the morning show with Jim Gearhart, I wake up at 3:15am.  This morning didn't start as early...but almost!

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modified road sign
"Modified" road sign on Route 31. (Craig Allen photo)
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This Road Sign Made Me Laugh! (PHOTOS)

 

Some (angry and creative) driver modified this Lawrence Township sign so that it would more accurately describe the intesection...and I laughed when I noticed!  It reminded me of this:

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Davy Jones-Craig 1988
I met Davy Jones in 1988. This picture is proof. I'm partially hidden, standing by the door. (Craig Allen photo)
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Monkees “Pleasant Valley Sunday” In New Jersey (VIDEO)

 

Monkees fans across New Jersey, the nation, and the world, have been remembering Davy Jones the last few days.  Did you know that one of the "Monkees" biggest hit records has a New Jersey connection?

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Davy Jones-Craig 1988
Proof that I met Davy Jones...I'm in the black station jacket, by the door, partially hidden. (Craig Allen photo)
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How I Met A Monkee, Davy Jones

A great deal has been said about Davy Jones over the last few days here on nj1015.com, and all over social media.  There's been much sadness...but heartwarming and amusing stories have been shared as well.  Sadly, I never got to a Monkees (or solo Davy Jones) concert, but I did meet him in 1988.

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new shoes
Right out of the box! Bright, white "Nu Shooz!" (Craig Allen photo)
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New Shoes and Nu Shooz (VIDEO)

 

Ahhhh....new shoes! In this case, new "sneaks!" Don't they look great?

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Craig with Jim
Your blogger, Craig Allen, and Jim Gearhart..."Behind-The-Scenes." (Scott Taylor photo)
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Behind-The-Scenes at the NJ101.5 Morning Show (PHOTOS)

My alarm goes off at 3:15am...and I'm stumbling around in the dark, Thursday and Friday morning.  Justin (Jim's producer) is off, and I'm stepping in. I'm not a morning person...never have been. Jim Gearhart, and company, has been doing this for more than 20 years! Come along with me and my camera!

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Manilow book
Barry Manilow's 1987 autobiography. (Craig Allen photo)
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Barry Manilow, Billy & “The Boss” (VIDEO)

Yesterday, in this blog space, we learned that Barry Manilow didn't write "I Write The Songs." It was Bruce Johnston of the Beach Boys...but Manilow made the song his own.

Barry Manilow's 1987 autobiography tells his life story (up to that point), and tells of his first encounters with (and impressions of) many famous, or soon-to-be famous, people that he met along the way to his own superstardom

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Manilow vinyl
Vintage Vinyl...the 1975 45rpm record that went to #1! (Craig Allen photo)
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Barry Manilow Didn’t Write “I Write The Songs” (AUDIO)

"I Write The Songs" is one of Barry Manilow's biggest hits!  He "made" it his own...but, ironically,  Barry didn't write it!  This smash record was written by "Beach Boy" Bruce Johnston!

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