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Jean:   August 18, 2020, Main Avenue.

“There’s nothing like live music to draw a crowd.  The Band of Strays was just right for Ocean Grove.

It was nice to see people get up and dance.. Great atmosphere.”

 

 

TONY BENNETT:

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Ocean Avenue, Ocean Grove. By Jean Bredin, Blogfinger staff. © Feb. 16, 2016.

Ocean Avenue, Ocean Grove. By Jean Bredin, Blogfinger staff. ©    Re-post.  Feb. 16, 2016.   Click to enlarge.

 

“…..and the rain subsided, the cold snap ended, so it was great for taking a walk. The sky was a panorama of dark gray clouds….it was a dramatic sight…as sometimes it is after rainstorms.”

Jean

 

THE STORYVILLE JASSBAND    “I Get the Blues When It Rains.”

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Main Avenue, Ocean Grove by Jean Bredin. August 14, 2020 ©

 

Jean:     “Old Glory never fails to move me. This large flag proudly waves on Main Avenue in view of the Camp Meeting Association flags.   It is a beautiful sight to behold.”

 

From an essay on the flag by William O’Malley of the Heritage Foundation:  “The promise of America lives on through those brave heroes who have, over the centuries, fought to fulfill our societal vow that, wherever the American flag flies, there too shall be found life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.”

 

“HYMN TO THE FALLEN”   From the soundtrack of Steven Spielberg’s Saving Private Ryan—-score by John Williams.

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Jean Bredin videographer:    “The Gospel Service at the Boardwalk Pavilion in Ocean Grove on a Wednesday morning in June—a tradition that people are still coming to.

“Attendance was a little sparse, but heartfelt.”

To go from the smallest to the largest, here is THE MORMON TABERNACLE CHOIR:

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Three Dog Night. By Jean Bredin. Blogfinger.net staff. 5/21/20

 

Sitting in Fireman’s Park today was a change of pace from sitting in the house during this pandemic.  Fresh air, sunshine, and three non-social distancing pups made my day.

 

TREVOR PEACOCK from the film “Quartet.”   We recommend this movie streaming on Netflix. Original motion picture soundtrack.

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Ocean Grove sky by Jean Bredin. April 23.2020. Blogfinger staff. © Click to enlarge.

 

 

Blossom Dearie.   From her album Can I Come In?

 

May I Come In_

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From Jean Bredin:    “What a treat to have Santa sing a Christmas song. All I had to do was ask!”

Jean keeps the beat by rhythmically shaking her camera. Let’s get her a tripod for Christmas.   And click on the video even though it looks cockeyed.  It will get straight.—PG

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Around town with Jean Bredin. Blogfinger staff. Boardwalk Pavilion in Ocean Grove, NJ ©

Around town with Jean Bredin, Blogfinger staff reporter. Boardwalk Pavilion in Ocean Grove, NJ © That’s Harry Eichhorn holding the trumpet with his back to us. Click to enlarge.  Photo by Jean.  7/13/16

Jean Bredin: “Every Wednesday night, the Ocean Grove Summer Band plays at the Beach Pavilion at 8 pm.

“Tonight  the band was celebrating 64 years of playing in Ocean Grove.

“Harry Eichhorn does not conduct anymore, but he was in the brass section playing his trumpet.

“Old fashioned fun, what a treat!”

Yo Harry!! Girls in the trombone section!  Photo by Jean Bredin. Blogfinger staff action shot. ©

Yo Harry!! Girls in the trombone section!  Photo by Jean Bredin. Blogfinger staff action shot. ©

 

A little night music. Jean Bredin photo outside the Boardwalk Pavilion in Ocean Gove, NJ © Blogfinger.net

A little night music. Jean Bredin photo outside the Boardwalk Pavilion in Ocean Gove, NJ © Blogfinger.net

 

GUY LOMBARDO

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Jean Bredin, Blogfinger staff © 10/31/19. Heck Avenue, OG.

 

ANNE MURRAY

 

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By Jean Bredin. Blogfinger staff. © 10/31/19 Heck Avenue, Ocean Grove

 

 

BEBE NEUWIRTH    from  Chicago the Musical.

 

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