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Asbury Park boards. Paul Goldfinger © 10/5/19.  Click to enlarge. Music plays during that change.  Back arrow to return.


From Oklahoma:

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Trinity Church. Asbury Park. Paul Goldfinger © September 2019.






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Nicole works in Asbury Park. She and her colleagues were partying at the A. Park beach.   Paul Goldfinger photo ©September 16, 2019.  Click image to enlarge.

LOS LOBOS  from the Mambo Kings soundtrack.



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Asbury Park Beach. The day after the See.Hear.Now Festival had ended.  September, 2018.   Paul Goldfinger photograph ©


THE LUMINEERS :  This band is headlining the 2019 Sea.Hear.Now Festival in Asbury Park on September 21, 2019. The song is “Angela” from the Cleopatra album.



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Boys in their summer clothes. Paul Goldfinger. AP Boards. 2018  Click to enlarge. ©





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This photo was part of a NY Tines article on July 5 (linked in our Asbury Hotel piece). Photo by Tony Cenicola. They had a Mermaid Parade (a la Coney Island) ©

This photo  (July 2016)  was part of a NY Times article; photo by Tony Cenicola. They had a Mermaid Parade (a la Coney Island). Posted 2018 in Blogfinger.


Could her name be Denise?  Here are  Randy and the Rainbows :

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Paul Goldfinger. Asbury Park Boardwalk. Undated ©



ELLA FITZGERALD  (With Ellis Larkens)  from her album Songs in a Mellow Mood.  The song “What is There to Say” was written by Vernon Duke (music) and “Yip” Harburg  (lyrics) for the 1934 Ziegfeld Follies. Duke was a Russian immigrant who also wrote serious  “classical” music.


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4th Avenue, west side. Paul Goldfinger photo ©. Artist is Da D


NELLIE  McKAY:   “Wild Romantic Blues.”  from Boardwalk Empire.





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It’ s an August Friday night, and Cookman Avenue is alive with Millennia. (18 to 30 somethings.) These two didn’t get the memo.   Across the street is TAKA.    Paul Goldfinger 8/31/19




Here’s a link to a post we wrote about this song:  “Gloria.”    (the Cadillacs had the big hit, and they performed it in the Great Auditorium, as did Kenny.)

Gloria: a rock and roll litmus test


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Sunset Avenue, Asbury,  Farmers Market. Saturday 8/24/19. Paul Goldfinger photo ©


DORIS TROY:  “Just One Look.”


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