Donald Riggio‘s life was set to a rock and roll soundtrack, so its no wonder his novels would follow suit. The Bronx-born author has just published the third in a series of novels using the first decade (or so) of rock and roll as a backdrop. The novels have even spawned an original song, “Bouncing
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Stars of the Sixties come to the Strand – October 1, 2021
Friday, October 1, 2021 at 7:00 PMThe Strand Center for the Arts
400 Clifton Ave
Lakewood NJ 08701
Phone: (732) 367-7789
The Stars of the Sixties return to the Strand with 5 of the biggest names of the era! Starring… Gary Lewis & the Playboys (“This Diamond Ring”, “Count Me In”, “Save Your Heart For Me”, “Everybody Loves A Clown”, “She’s Just My Style” and “Sure Gonna Miss Her”) top the list. Lighting Lou Christie will strike with all the hits that propelled him to the top of the charts again and again in the 60s, including “Two Faces Have I”, “I’m Gonna Make You Mine”, “The Gypsy Cried”, “Rhapsody in the Rain” and, of course, “Lightning Strikes. They’ll be joined by Dennis Tufano – back by popular demand – singing the songs he made famous as the lead singer of the Buckinghams (“Kind of Drag”, “Don’t You Care”, “Susan”, “Hey Baby! They’re Playing Our Song”, “Mercy, Mercy, Mercy”, “Back in Love”), The Cyrkle, returning for the first time since they made their stage reunion debut here 3 years ago (“Red Rubber Ball”, “Turn Down Day”), and special guest appearance by Chris Ruggiero. Join us for this fun one-night-only reunion of some of the biggest hit-makers of the 60s! A Pop, Rock & Doo Wopp Production, presented by Praia Entertainment Group.