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Sunset Lake, Asbury Park. By Stephen Goldfinger, BF Asbury reporter ©

Sunset Lake, Asbury Park. By Stephen Goldfinger, BF Asbury reporter ©  April 17, 2016.

 

PATTI LuPONE    (live)   “Meadowlark”  from the (flop) Broadway show The Bakers Wife,  1976.  It’s a cult favorite.   Stephen Schwartz is the composer, and this recording is from Patti LuPone’s show “On Broadway” 1997.  (Patti chats with the audience at the end.  We will try to find the song from Oliver that she references.–PG)

“Come along,
fly with me, my meadowlark,
fly with me on the silver morning,
past the sea where the dolphins bark
we will dance on the coral beaches,
make a feast of the plums and peaches
just as far as your vision reaches
fly with me.”

Patti LuPone speaks to the audience and introduces a song which we will post shortly—from Oliver.

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Pink swan tries to escape to Asbury Park, just before the storm.  Sept. 29, 2016. Stephen Goldfinger photo, Blogfinger staff. ©

Pink flamingo tries to escape to downtown Asbury Park, just before the storm. Sept. 29, 2016.  Stephen Goldfinger photo, Blogfinger staff. ©

RITA GARDNER, cast of the Fantasticks:

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Asbury Park, near the Casino. By Stephen Goldfinger, Blogfinger staff. © Oct. 16, 2015 ©

Asbury Park, near the Casino. By Stephen Goldfinger, Blogfinger staff. © Oct. 16, 2015 ©

On Saturday, October 17, at 5 pm, at the Carousel building in AP, there will be a ceremony honoring all the wall painters who create artistic excitement with their works all over A. Park.  Our Asbury correspondent Stephen Goldfinger lives over there and will be keeping his eyes open for news of interest to us on the other side of the divide.

SINEAD LOHAN    “Sailing By.”

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Main Street. Asbury Park. October 13, 2015. By Stephen Goldfinger, Blogfinger staff ©

Main Street at Sunset Avenue. Asbury Park. October 13, 2015. By Stephen Goldfinger, Blogfinger staff ©

The Max’s hot dog truck showed up this morning in the park where the Saturday Farmers’ Market is held. The event was “a day to fight breast cancer.”

“Summer has come and passed
The innocent can never last
Wake me up when September ends”

GREEN DAY  “Wake Me Up When September Ends”  From the album American Idiot.

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