This Week: Dion at 75


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“The Grooveyard” will celebrate the 75th birthday of Dion DiMucci  this Thursday night at 9 PM with a full hour of his recordings, both solo with the Belmonts..  The Bronx-born artist, better known just as Dion, was born July 18, 1939 in the Bronx.  Along with many of his hits, we’ll share a recording of the iconic 1972 reunion concert with the Belmonts at Madison Square Garden.

We’ll also be giving away a WCWP logopair of tickets to a concert by Jay Black at Tilles Center at LIU Post on Saturday, July 26.  Black, also known as “The Voice,” was the lead singer of the band Jay and the Americans. The band had numerous hits including Cara Mia, Come a Little Bit Closer, and This Magic Moment. Proceeds from this performance will benefit Tikva Children’s Home(Hint:  The answer needed for the trivia question is in this article!)  The Top Ten @ 10 will feature the hits of July 17, 1959,

Hosted by Alan Seltzer, “The Grooveyard” can be heard on 88.1 FM on Long Island, the 88.1 FM link on wcwp.org or the TuneIn app on your SmartPhone.

“The Grooveyard”

…Where Oldies Come Alive!

 

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