Sha Na Na (1977– )

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A themed variety show, in which the skits and music centered around Sha Na Na (a '50s-style "greaser" rock band) and the neighborhood in which they lived (an unidentified inner city neighborhood reminiscent of the Bronx). Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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When the group performed at the original Woodstock Music Festival in 1969, Jocko Marcellino was the youngest performer to appear onstage. See more »

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Pamela Myers: [Opening introduction for every show.] And now, here they are, all greased up and ready to sing their brains out, Sha Na Na!
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Rock 'n' Roll will never die.
11 February 2007 | by (Tokyo, Japan) – See all my reviews

I was never a huge fan of 50's rock, but I still couldn't help liking this show.

This was like every other comedy ensemble. Putting the greaser rock songs in and having guest stars from the same era helped a lot. You always wondered which lost classic they'd cover next. And putting comedy into the performances was great too.

Of course Bowzer pretty much owned this show. It would not have worked without him. Some of his humor sounded ad-libbed too. The guy was a trip.

Other favorite were Big Lenny (Why do the big guys always have the high tenors?) and Santini. (Great deadpan from him.) Great show.


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