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Jona's Blog April 18th

It's been a tough week with all the bad news. You can always count on a funny movie to pull you out of the doldrums--even if you're watching it in memory of the star...

My family and I just watched the 1964 movie, "Bikini Beach" in memory of Annette Funicello. We thought it was hilarious how Frankie Avalon's character was supposed to spoof the Beatles! Doesn't he actually look like young, unknown Elton John??

 
Photo: Frankie Avalon playing "The Potato Bug", spoofing Beatlemania in the 1964 movie, Bikini Beach. Doesn't his get-up make him look like then-unknown Elton John?
Frankie Avalon playing "The Potato Bug", spoofing Beatlemania in the 1964 movie, Bikini Beach. Doesn't his get-up make him look like then-unknown Elton John?
Photo: Elton with songwriting pal, Bernie Taupin.Photo: Young EltonPhoto: Frankie Avalon as "Frankie" with his Bikini Beach co-star, Annette Funicello.

Julie Hansen and Mary King like this.

Dee Douglas yes ma'am! i have admired elton john since i first heard him in the eighth grade. i had the pleasure of meeting him once with nigel olsen, his drummer. he is a wonderful man!

Judy Yeager You have to watch Back to the Beach! It was the movie of her and Frankie grown up, married with kids. Really cute- this is the movie Annette was making when she realized s
 
Virginia Caldeira Hey Jona there is a guy who goes to my church that reminds me of Elton.....he can sing too!


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