Monday, September 8, 2008

just a little note to family and friends

Something really cool happened this week. One of my fans...old like me, out of the blue sent me footage of my old singing group from a 1965 "American Bandstand" type of show called "Shiveree". Our group was on the hit parade in the 60's and did several teen tv shows. I am so old that color tv hadn't been invented yet! Some of my older friends will have a good laugh and remember the days...

I feel like this footage is a real treasure. I can't believe anyone found it and I am amazed that this fan would go out of his way to see that I had it.

Anyway, it is a scream to watch. Can you guess which contessa is me? Cole told me that it wasn't me, it was his mom!

I am 19 years old.

5 comments:

Nan said...

Suzanne,
You are a rock star! What a beautiful young woman! Looks like fun! Thanks for sharing, I really enjoyed it.

Cathy Lloyd said...

Suzanne, Who knew??!! What a great voice! How about an encore at a YSA activity?? :) Thanks so much for sharing! I loved looking at your blog and your beautiful grandchildren!

jkribbit said...

Wow! How fun!! I'm so glad that was found. Thanks for sharing it with us :)

Her Shabbyness: Sweet 'n Southern said...

Oh my gosh!! I love it!!

I think I know which one is you.... LOVE the hair, Aunt Suzi, you need to bring that trend back :) hee hee

Happy Friday!
love you!

Vlad said...

Hi, Suzanne!
According to http://www.ioffer.com/i/84533966 it was episode 42, October, 1965, #42 10/30/65 w/Gentrys, Ian Whitcomb, Contessas. It’s possible to buy it there. See also http://ozpkennedy.com/Shivaree.html Shivaree 10/30/65 (#40): Gentrys, Johnny Tillotson, Ian Whitcomb, Contessas, Lyn Roman and http://home.att.net/~dadmug/shivareecomplete.html (10/30/65 (#40): Gentrys, Johnny Tillotson, Ian Whitcomb, Contessas, Lyn Roman) and http://home.att.net/~ronkleim/RONSVIDEOTRADELIST.htm 40. The Gentrys, Johnny Tillotson, Ian Whitcomb (Ian Whitcomb – Baby, That’s Rock ’n’ Roll, The Gentrys – Keep On Dancing, Johnny Tillotson – Our World, The Contessas – I Keep On Keepin’ On, Lyn Roman – ?,Johnny Tillotson – Busted, The Contessas – ?, Ian Whitcomb – N-E-R-V-O-U-S!, The Gentrys – Brown Paper Sack
b: 30-Oct-1965 pc: 40-SHIV-65 There is some contradiction in information in these links.
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Vlad