Frankie Avalon has kicked in $5,000 for a replacement for a decaying mural honoring South Philadelphia entertainers.
An effort is underway to keep one of the Mural Arts Program’s most iconic works, in the heart of South Philadelphia, from disappearing forever.
Chubby Checker is calling on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to act sooner, rather than later, if they want to induct him.
Philadelphia radio icon Jerry Blavat brings “Great Voices of the 60s” to the Kimmel Center on Saturday, January 25th.
Blavat, the ageless friend to singers, stars, and mobsters, was guest speaker at the Constitution Center’s “The 1968 Exhibit,” which runs through September 2nd.
A mob insider riveted jurors in a Philadelphia mob case Tuesday and raised eyebrows when he said the accused La Cosa Nostra boss on trial once threatened to kill oldies disc jockey Jerry Blavat.
Philadelphia’s music community is remembering a woman who they describe as a queen. They say Donna Summer had you dancing from the first note to her soaring vocals to the last dance.
The premise of David Uosikkinen’s ‘In the Pocket: Essential Songs of Philadelphia’, is simple. He assembles an all-star group of musicians who play, for free, to record a Philly-connected song.
A bit of ’60s pop history is gone, with word from South Florida of the death of Monkees’ lead singer Davy Jones, the victim of a heart attack.
Legendary DJ Jerry Blavat can add another title to his resume: author. His new book hits store shelves in the region today.
Frankie Avalon, the original teen idol of the 50s and 60s, stopped by Talk Philly with best friend Jerry Blavat to make a very special pasta sauce, created using canned tomatoes from the Avalon family’s […]