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New Yorkers in the Grove for a shower; got wetter than expected. Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. Paul Goldfinger ©  Click to enlarge.

 

BETH ROWLEY.   From the movie soundtrack of An Education

 

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Spooky time approaches. Main Avenue, Ocean Grove, NJ. Paul Goldfinger photo. ©   Blogfinger.net.

 

 

PRESERVATION HALL JAZZ BAND AND  DEL McCOURY:

 

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Main Avenue, Ocean Grove. British Car Show. Paul Goldfinger ©  Click to enlarge

 

BEVERLY KENNEY

 

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BLOGFINGER PHOTO. October, 2019.  Main Street at Sunset Park.

 

Sunset Park. A. Park, NJ.   Paul Goldfinger photo. October 10, 2019. Blogfinger.net©  Click to Seymour.

 

 

THE BLACKWELLS.   From the soundtrack of The Green Book.   “You Took Advantage of Me”

 

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Click to enlarge this image. Paul Goldfinger photo. ©

 

 

Paulie D is the winner:   Paulie—just knock on Jack’s door for your prize.

 

PETER ALLEN:

 

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Ocean Grove as seen from the Casino building in A. Park. October, 2019. © Paul Goldfinger click to enlarge. Then use the back arrow to return.

 

AMY GRANT:

 

 

 

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Paul Goldfinger ©. September 2019.  Click to enlarge. Deal, NJ. Click to enlarge.

 

Geo George is the winner of our “name that Jersey Shore town contest.”  This snazzy color scheme is a bit unusual for Deal.

THE NIGHTHAWKS  “Top Hat, White Tie, and Tails:

 

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Seaside Heights, N.J. Behind the boardwalk. Paul Goldfinger photograph 2018. ©  Click to enlarge.

By Paul Goldfinger Editor @Blogfinger

In high school my friends and I went to Seaside Heights in the summer.  We knew that we could find girls and great music in Jersey Shore bars such as the Chatterbox and the place in my photo above.  But alas, we weren’t old enough.

However, 3 of us had a band, and we played in the Red Rail Restaurant/Bar in Lavalette.  We got a cabaret license to let us play at the Red Rail—but no alcohol for us. It was a very adult clientele who wanted fox trots and jittter-bugs.  They were like our parents.  And there were some folks sitting at the bar staring at us and requesting songs like “Fascination,” a waltz.

No hard-core rock and roll there, and all the girls in their summer clothes were elsewhere.

We had an apartment over a garage, and we sometimes met girls after work at about midnight on the Seaside boards where there were some who couldn’t get into the bars either.  When they heard that we were in a band, we……well, let’s say a little celebrity goes a long way.

Last year, walking our grandson on the boards in Seaside, the sight of this place brought back some of my own American Graffiti moments.

 

THE DUBS.

 

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Neptune Township. Paul Goldfinger © September 12, 2019.

 

AGNES OBEL   “September Song”

From the soundtrack of Big Little Lies (HBO  2019)

 

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Ocean Grove Beach. Paul Goldfinger ©. Undated.

 

 

BILLIE HOLIDAY.

 

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