SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 1999 ISSUE
Table of Contents:
||- A WORD FROM THE EDITOR
- DANIEL McCOY
||- FUN SITES
||- LIFE STYLE
||- BOOMER OF THE MONTH
- JAMES S.- SEP,
ANNE - OCT
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SECTION ONE - FROM THE EDITOR!
This newsletter issue is combined from September and
October 1999 issues.
Barry is very busy writing his short stories and is
unable to devote his time for the Boomers Newsletter.
I appreciate and thank Barry for his work in the past.
We are in the process of renovating our Boomers International's
web site. Our programmers and editors are busily redesigning
the site. We hope that the new site will be up and running by
the end of November at the latest...
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SECTION TWO: ENTERTAINMENTS
BDPOE's ROCK Update:
ROCK TALK with bdpoe
Well its October and you know what that means. Time to get
ready for Christmas! Seems the local stores are sneaking
out the yule tide inventory earlier each year. So are the
record companies and rock artists, making the next few months
the hottest time of the year in music.
By the time you read this, many new releases will be arriving
at local retailers. There are going to be several reissues and
compilations by groups who haven’t performed in years or have
long since left the building. Just how many ways can you
re-package a Beatles’ album anyway ???
Paul McCartney’s RUN DEVIL RUN, is a well put together
collection of oldies by the likes of Presley, Perkins, Berry
and Vincent. It features Pink Floyd’s David Gilmore on guitar.
David Bowie recaptures the 70’s sound that made him famous in
his latest release Hours. This is an interesting album and
better than some of David’s offerings.
Natalie Merchant will release a double live cd featuring a
cover of Bowie’s Space Oddity, and dig this Major Tom, a cover
of Neil Young’s as well.
The Doors box set The Complete Studio Recordings is also due
around mid October. It will also feature a essential rarities
bonus cd and all original studio recordings have been
Lou Reed will tour later in the year to support his upcoming
Ecstasy cd which features an 18 minute song. The album is lush
and melodic and differs from Reed’s under produced offerings.
Crosby Stills Nash & Young’s cd should be in the stores this
week but due to Graham Nash’s boating accident in which he broke
both legs, the tour has been postponed until this winter.
Three Dog Night is rumored to be releasing an album as well.
No word yet as to its material. Currently the band tours without
Chuck Negron who sang lead on many Classics like Joy To The
World, One, and Eli’s Coming.
Yet another WHO reunion takes place at Chicago’s House of Blues
to benefit Neil Young’s Bridge school charity. Currently
Pete Townsend has a recent live cd out.
Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page is set to perform onstage with The
Black Crowes with gigs in New York and Los Angeles. They plan
to cover Zeppelin classics and blues covers.
Bob Dylan and Greatful Dead’s Phil Lesh and friends are set
to do a limited tour this fall. The Buzz is that PHISH members
will make a guest appearance at some venues.
Chris Gains, The Artist Formerly Known As Garth, might have
a chance at one or two songs charting. But overall its a
disappointing effort. The song Maybe ,a rocking rap , might
be the strongest cut on the album. Brooks’ alter ego looks
like a chubby version of Prince but Garth claims the inspiration
for the character was Aerowsmith’s Steven Tyler.
Neil Diamond tours again with shows slated for December.
He remains a charismatic and stunning performer not to be missed.
Rock on Boomers!
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SECTION THREE: This Month's Artist - Daniel McCoy
BY: Jeri Maier
* * RICHARD NADER ONLINE * *
Also Starring On
The 30th Anniversary Celebration
Richard Nader's Original
ROCK & ROLL REVIVAL SPECTACULAR
The Theatre At MADISON SQUARE GARDEN
* * STARRING IN PERSON * *
Flamingos "I Only Have Eyes For You"
Bo Diddley "Bo Diddley"
The Platters "My Prayer"
Larry Chance & The Earls "Remember Then"
Bill Haley's Comets "Rock Around The Clock"
The Capris "There's A Moon Out Tonight"
Freddy Cannon "Palisades Park"
The Dovells "Bristol Stomp"
Joey Dee & The Starliters "Peppermint Twist"
Jimmy Clanton "Just A Dream"
Bobby Lewis "Tossin & Turnin"
The Penguins "Earth Angel"
Johnnie & Joe "Over The Mountain"
Frankie Lymon's Teenagers "Goody Goody"
Jerry Butler "He Will Break Your Heart"
The Belmonts "Tell Me Why"
Pookie Hudson & The Spaniels "Goodnight Sweetheart"
Kenny Vance & The Planotones "Looking For An Echo"
OCTOBER 29, 1999 7:30pm
The Theatre At MADISON SQUARE GARDEN
LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL!
Richard Nader's Website Click Here
SECTION FIVE: WEB SITES OF INTEREST
By: Jeri Maier
Artists and Entertainers Timeline
October 9 JOHN LENNON'S BIRTHDAY.
The Pop Festival, Monterey, 1967.
Monterey Purple Day1
The Pop Festival, Monterey, 1967.
FRIDAY, June 16, 1967.
Simon and Garfunkel
Eric Burdon and the Animals
Everybody entering the fairgrounds on Friday were handed
an orchid. The festival flew in something like 100,000
blossoms from Hawaii.
It was a purple weekend all the way around as famed LSD
maunfacturer Augustus Stanley Owsley III arrived with
his special batch he called, well, Monterey Purple. The
ushers wore signs that read: "Seat Power- We Love You."
SECTION SIX: LIFE STYLE
American Boomers to Inherit $10 Trillion
Contrary to prevailing stereotypes of broken down and
broke old geezers, today's senior Americans constitute the
richest, most politically powerful segment of the U.S.
population. In fact, these senior adults will leave their
children and grandchildren an astonishing inheritance of
$10 trillion in cash and assets. In his new book "Funny,
I Don't Feel Old" (ICS Press, 1997), author Carter Henderson
breaks through the stereotypes of our age-conscious society
to reveal a market segment that already has a discretionary
income equal to all other age groups combined. "Households
headed by people age 50 and older have close to $1 trillion
in annual income, control half the nation's discretionary
income, own three-quarters of all financial assets, and have
a net worth totaling a staggering $6 trillion-plus," says 72
year old Henderson. According to the author, the 50-plus
population represents a viable market.
median wealth of senior households is $90,000, compared to
$40,000 for all Americans.
40% of the nation's stocks and mutual funds are controlled
by the 65-plus population.
25% of the 65-plus population is self-employed, versus 10%
of all workers.
85-plus consumers are the fastest growing consumer group in
The author offers numerous illustrations of this new wave
of "OPALS" (Older People with Active Lifestyles) including
94 year old U.S. Senator Strom Thurmond (SC), 82 year old
barefoot water skier George "Banana" Blair, and 77 year
old astronaut John Glenn. "Funny, I Don't Feel Old" is in
Dr. David Demko,
AgeVenture News Service,
By Jeri Maier
"Y6B" is a milestone in history for World Population.
In just 12 years, humans have increased their number
by 1 billion. During the 20th century, the world's
population has tripled. By 2100, ecologist David Pimentel
of Cornell University warned in a recent paper, ''12
billion miserable humans will suffer a difficult life
Of 370,000 children born this Tuesday Oct. 12, a majority
of them will be poor. Half will be Asian and one of these
chidlren will be the planet's 6 billionth person.
POPIN WWW site:
United Nations Population Information Network (POPIN)
UNFPA WWW site:
United Nations Population Funds
United Nations Children's FUNDs
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
National Alliances of Breast Cancer.
Canada's Thanksgiving day is October 14.
Happy Canada Thanksgiving day
SECTION SEVEN: BOOMER OF THE MONTH
SEPTEMBER 1999 and OCTOBER 1999
BOOMER OF THE MONTH
September 1999 Boomer Of The Month
Congratulations to Jim
From: Originally upstate New York
Currenly live now in Kannapolis NC and for past three years.
Marital Status: Not, never have been (Too Busy)
Work: Am a Carpenter By Trade,but also Do Many other
trades in the Construction Industry, and have been doing
so for over 30 years. now!
Love the Ladies, especially the ones who don't play
Any Games, are Honest with themselves first and with others,
Love all types of Music,but am most interested now in
Smooth Jazz and Cool Blues!!
I used to be an avid Reader until I started messing with
this (internet) thing again, still read but am behind!!
I'm a people watcher, and with the technology today am amazed
at what folks can put together with this and the talents they
have, yet am in constant wonder why we act the way we do in
Reality, will never have those Questions answered in this life
time, but it is interesting study and has always helped me
Develope as a person,even if I do get things Wrong!!
Have taken College Courses of subjects that interest me,
but come from a very large Family of what I like to call
Very Intelligent Blue Collar Folks,that have Gone Very
Far without a piece of Paper telling us we're Intelligent!!
Ran Armory Naval HeadQuarters Saigon and Rode Rivers on
Also worked with the Seals as they had an Amory in same
Compound! Served 4yrs, in the Navy Came out a GunnersMate
2nd Class. 1st year Merridian Naval Air Station,1 1/2yrs.
Rodman Naval Station Panama Canal Zone. Naval SERE Training
Coronado Calif. Then In Country Vietnam!!!
I have a website at:
that I play with and use to help me understand more
about all this high technology!!
October 1999 Boomer Of The Month
Congratulations to Anne
Meet Anne: FLowerChild1967/BunnyLoverA
Anne, a flowerchild from the late '60's, still hangs
on to the ideals of her youth in many ways. A TRUE
Donovan fan through the decades, she named her only
son, Donovan. (This great honour helped her to meet
her idle (Donovan Leitch) several times!!)
She's the single parent of a wonderful, musically
talented genus, who turns 20 Oct. 3rd.
An artist all her life, she made a living as Toronto's
BEST Middle Eastern Dancer (Belly Dancing) for over 25
years. She loves the stage, theatre & film and
although a back injury has ended her dancing career,
she continues to work in film & television as a
background performer...always hoping for that LUCKY
Principal role as Lady in the Street for the
evangelical film "Apocalypse:Caught in the Eye of the
Storm" was her most recent.(a Jack Van Impie
She played the Belly Dancer in the film, "Two Men"
directed by Gordon Pinsent, and also in a segment of
SCTV starrring Rick Moranis & Dave Thomas.
Anne has been teaching her theatrical & artistic craft
in Toronto Public Schools for 2 decades and enjoys the
role as educator and is currently back in college
earning her TESL certificate...(Teach English as a
English grammar is no stranger to Anne, but creative
writing is one of her passions. She writes satirical
stageplays for her young students to perform, as well
as midieval, bawdy plays for her hobby group, the
SCA..The Society for Creative Anachronism. She becomes
a 9th century Byzantine named Anastasia Angelus
Corinthios or a 16th century innkeeper of "The Olde
Frothing Frog", Lil O' London Now O' Eoforwic.
She creates her own period costumes designes
Anne is an animal lover, mother of a cat named
Patience, a bunny named Pip, a green frog named New
Guy, (and 35 shubinkin born in her backyard pond!)
As a pond keeper and enthusiast, she enjoys her summer
days in the back yard, making a wild garden for
butterflies and frogs/toads and ALL the birds that
happen to pass by. Although she lives in the heart of
a big city, her home is an oasis for mother nature,
family, friends and her sanity.
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