many original members of Sha Na Na are still with the group?
Na Na Alumni - Where are they now?
did Sha Na Na get started?
did the name Sha Na Na come from?
I write directly to the members of the group?
there a Sha Na Na fan club I can join?
episodes of Sha Na Na's TV show available?
can I buy Sha Na Na merchandise?
How many original members of Sha Na Na are still with the group?
You'll see three original Sha Na Na's
members in the current lineup: Jocko Marcellino, Screamin' Scott Simon, and Donny York.
Sha Na Na Alumni - Where Are They Now??
As far as we know:
Cahn (guitar/ singer) left the group after five years, became a very
successful entertainment lawyer and went on to manage the rock group Green Day.
Powell (singer) is now an orthopedic surgeon in the L.A. area. He’s the team
doctor for USA Woman’s soccer team.
(singer) is currently Professor of Linguistics and Swahili and head of the
language department at Hofstra University on Long Island, New York.
(Original bass singer) singing At The Hop in the Woodstock film) went on to be a
professor of theology at the Jewish Theological Seminary.
(piano) is an retired emergency room doctor.
(Guitar/ singer) moved to Nashville, wrote, sang and had a hit: Shannon
(singer) is CEO of a successful manufacturing company.
Clarke (bass guitar/singer) teaches college literature.
(singer) was a litigation attorney in NYC.
was working as a journalist in the L.A. area and still tours as solo artist.
Bauman lives with his family in the L.A. area and still tours as a solo act
singing and hosting shows.
Denny Greene, “Dirty Dan” Mc Bride, Reggie Batisse,
Chris Donald a.k.a. “Vinnie Taylor” and bassist David “Chico” Ryan
have passed away. Their great talent and energy are greatly missed.
Three of the early Sha Na Na guitarists attained some fame. Henry Gross wrote,
sang and had a hit: Shannon, Elliot “Ronzoni” Randell played lead on Steely
Dan’s Are You Reeling In The Years and Elliot “Gino” Cahn went on to manage the
rock group Green Day.
When did Sha Na Na get started?
Na Na began as an acapella group called the Kingsmen on the campus of Columbia
University in New York back in 1969. The group originally performed a variety of
songs, but the music of the '50s proved to be so popular that the members
decided to stick to the oldies and Sha Na Na was born.
did the name "Sha Na Na" come from?
name came from a line in the hit song "Get A Job," performed by the Silhouettes
Can I write directly to the
members of the group?
Because Sha Na Na is often on tour or busy with recording projects, it's
difficult for the members of the group to personally respond to fan mail.
However, if you have any questions or comments about Sha Na Na,
write to the e-mail address
for this web site.
Is there a Sha Na Na fan club I can join?
A. There is a
Sha Na Na Fan Group in Yahoo Groups. You can follow the linsk on the
Links page to join or sign up for their mailing list. Also, be
sure to check this web site frequently, because you'll find everything you want
to know about Sha Na Na's concert dates, new album releases and other important
information. And, of course, you can follow the guys on Twitter and Facebook.
Are episodes of Sha Na Na's TV show available on DVD?
A. Not at the present time. The group filmed 97 episodes of the show, which aired
from 1977 to 1981. Fortunately, there are lots of great clips both from the show
and other performances and interviews
here on YouTube.
Where can I buy Sha Na Na merchandise?
can purchase photos and compact discs and all of Sha Na Na's live performances
right here on our website. CD's can also be purchased
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