last update: 10.07.2020


Albee Tellone
Member of Dr. Zoom and the Sonic Boom

My name is Albee Tellone and I play traditional American music. Some people call it "Old Time Music" some call it "Folk Music". Today I live in Mountain View, Arkansas, where I perform at the Ozark Folk Center State Park. I play mandolin and guitar in various bands and do some recording session work.(Read more)

Billy Smith
Owner of the Asbury Park R&R Museum

Billy Smith and Steve Bumball opened the Asbury Park Rock-n-Roll Museum in 1986 after many years of collecting memorabilia of Jersey Shore musicians and bands. With a deep curiousity about the beginnings of Bruce Springsteen, they discovered many other of the "unsung heroes" of the scene and decided to give them all a place in their establisment. The museum was housed in the Palace Amusements building in Asbury Park, NJ. Located on Kingsley St. between Lake Ave. and Cookman Ave. - one block from the boardwalk. (Read more)

David Hazlett
Crawled into the lake in just his socks and a shirt

Do you remember the lyrics of "Spirit in the Night" ? There is this mystirious part: "Well Hazy Davy, he got really hurt, crawling into the lake with just his socks and a shirt..." Did you ever ask yourself "who is Hazy Davy" ? His real name is David Hazlett (Read more)

Harvey Cherlin
Member of the Bruce Springsteen Band

Harvey Cherlin plays trumpet and keyboards and hails from New Jersey. His rich musical background began with his study of music at Rutgers University. He went on to perform for Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs and opposite Peter Frampton. In 1971 he joined the Bruce Springsteen Band to play the trumpet beside Springsteen for about one year. (Read more)

Robbin Thompson
Member of Steel Mill

Back in 1969 Robbin was the lead singer of his own band called "Mercy Flight" wich played along with Bruce's former band "Steel Mill" in local clubs at the New Jersey shore. In November 1970 he joined "Steel Mill" as a second vocalist and songwriter after a request by Bruce himself. They both shared the stage till the band broke up in January 1971. (Read more)

Tom Cron
Member Sunny Jim and other Bands

Tom Cron, born in 1949, has been around New Jersey since he was nine years old. He played bass and guitar in Bands like "Sunny Jim" and gives us a nice insight on the scene at the time, the Brookdale concert in July 1971 and what he thinks about Carl Tinker West.(Read more)

Vini Lopez
Member of Stell Mill, Dr. Zoom, The Bruce Springsteen Band and The E-Street Band

Vini "Maddog" Lopez had been the long time drummer of Bruce Springsteen in the early 70s. He started playing with Bruce in early 1969 and stayed until 1974. His chronology includes Child, Steel Mill, Dr. Zoom, The Bruce Springsteen Band and finally the E-Street Band.(Read more)

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