Tag Archives: Winter Dance Party

Growing up in Clear Lake

Photocredit:  My Phone - aren't they adorable??? BY: RACHEL SMITH   Being a transplant to Clear Lake, I often wonder what it’s like to be a kid in this town.  I can’t imagine growing up here, getting to spend every summer ‘at the lake’ simply because it’s home. I’ve learned, thanks to my children, that growing up in Clear...
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Teen Sensation – Bobby Rydell

photocredit: www.mainlinetoday.com BY: RACHEL SMITH When I was a teenager, I was slightly obsessed with the movie, Grease.  I remember thinking how awesome it would have been to attend Rydell High School, mostly because the students randomly broke out into spontaneous song over the mundane issues of their lives.  They’d sing through their troubles and fears, their...
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Little Miss Dynamite – Brenda Lee

photocredit: decca records BY: RACHEL SMITH The Saturday night headliner of the Winter Dance Party this year is none other than Little Miss Dynamite -- Brenda Lee.  She’s a music legend, and one of the few child stars who  kept at it, plugging away and honing their craft throughout the years. In the spirit of Winter Dance Party...
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The Day the Music Died

photocredit:  surfballroom.com BY: RACHEL SMITH A long long time ago I can still remember how That music used to make me smile And I knew if I had my chance That I could make those people dance And maybe they'd be happy for a while But February made me shiver With every paper I'd deliver Bad news on the doorstep I couldn't take one more step I...
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