Gerald Alston
American singer
Gerald Alston
Gerald Alston is an R&B singer, and the lead singer with The Manhattans. Between 1988 and 1995, he left the group to record five albums (later recording his tribute to Sam Cooke in 2008) and ten solo singles, including "Take Me Where You Want To. " "Slow Motion" a remake of Atlantic Starr's "Send For Me" and "Activated", most of which was for Motown Records.
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Federal workers wary of spending cuts - Washington Examiner
Google News - over 5 years
"It appears as though they're trying to balance the budget on the backs of federal employees," said Gerald Alston, who has spent 34 years at the Environmental Protection Agency and is two years away from retirement. Alston said he doesn't fear for his
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The AC/DC Connection - Atlantic City Weekly
Google News - over 5 years
After several opening acts, the evening of free music ended with the Manhattans and Gerald Alston. Families stayed for the whole day, listening to great live music, many while cooking lunch and dinner. Others strolled the premises patronizing a wide
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Pinky's Corner: Music of every taste coming to Atlantic City this summer - Press of Atlantic City
Google News - over 5 years
The lineup includes The Manhattans with Gerald Alston on Saturday, June 25; Saturday, July 16 the Temptations Review; Saturday, Aug. 6 Russell Thompkins and The New Stylistics and Joe Bataan's Salsoul Orchestra; and on Saturday, Aug
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14 Days - week of June 21, 2011 - Shore News Today
Google News - over 5 years
This week's performance is by Manhattans with Gerald Alston and GQ will headline the show. BAD, David Cedeno and His Orchestra, Essence Pittman and The Bob Sterling Band will open the show. Free and open to the public. For information, call (609)
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14 Days calendar listings- Edition of June 9, 2011 - Shore News Today
Google News - over 5 years
This week's performance is by Manhattans with Gerald Alston and GQ will headline the show. BAD, David Cedeno and His Orchestra, Essence Pittman and The Bob Sterling Band will open the show. Free and open to the public. For information, call (609)
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Newport News community calendar - Daily Press
Google News - over 5 years
All White Party, Gerald Alston of The Manhattans. 6 pm-midnight Sunday, Mercury Entertainment Center, 227 E. Mercury Blvd., Hampton. The Marching Elite Association is sponsoring an All White Party with live entertainment by Gerald Alston of The
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Beats, Streets and a Touch of Twang
NYTimes - about 8 years
Start with the hits, move on to the B-sides and non-album tracks, and once those run out, find live recordings, video clips and demo versions. That's the rule for the musical archivists who keep searching more deeply, and further afield, to fill the capacity of CDs and DVDs in this year's crop of boxed sets and collections. Here the pop and jazz
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ON THE TOWNS; GOING OUT
NYTimes - over 15 years
An guide to cultural and recreational goings-on around the state this week. Items may be submitted by mail to On the Towns, Sunday New Jersey Section, The New York Times, 229 West 43d Street, New York, N.Y. 10036; by fax to (212) 556-7219, or by e-mail to njtowns@nytimes.com. MUSIC BICKFORD THEATER ''Fats Waller Tribute,'' featuring Al Casey,
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ON THE TOWNS; GOING OUT
NYTimes - over 15 years
An guide to cultural and recreational goings-on around the state this week. Items may be submitted by mail to On the Towns, Sunday New Jersey Section, The New York Times, 229 West 43d Street, New York, N.Y. 10036; by fax to (212) 556-7219, or by e-mail to njtowns@nytimes.com. MUSIC ALBA VINEYARD Father's Day ''Pig Roast.'' Includes live music and
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ON THE TOWNS; GOING OUT
NYTimes - almost 16 years
Are we there yet? Not quite. But when summer finally does arrive, there will be no shortage of things to do do. Here's a calendar of selected events throughout the summer. It's just a starting point. The rest is up to you. MUSIC APPEL FARM ARTS AND MUSIC CENTER Appel Farm Arts and Music Festival, featuring performances by the Robert Cray Band,
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POP MUSIC; When the Stars Come Out to Wild Applause
NYTimes - almost 22 years
The following list of performers and concert dates is selective. Performances are subject to change. Arizona ARIZONA JAZZ, RHYTHM-AND-BLUES FESTIVAL Various sites, Flagstaff (800-520-1646). Northern Arizona University Jazz Ensemble (June 30); Limbs Akimbo, Burning Sky, the Reeds, Luther (Guitar Junior) Johnson, Ellis Marsalis and Koko Taylor (July
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VENERABLE MANHATTANS STICK WITH TRADITION
NYTimes - about 35 years
POP music has changed dramatically since 1964. A new group called the Beatles took America by storm that year, and another new group, the Supremes, featuring Diana Ross, recorded its first hits. The Manhattans, a black vocal group from Jersey City, also made its first records that year and scored a hit with ''I Wanna Be (Your Everything),'' a
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Gerald Alston
    FORTIES
  • 1995
    Age 43
    He is the nephew of Shirley Alston Reeves, former lead singer of The Shirelles and rejoined the group in 1995 after finding that "his solo career wasn't what he thought it would have been." (quote from A Touch Of Classic Soul of the Early 1980s - Marc Taylor, pg. 170.)
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1970
    Age 18
    He joined the Manhattans in 1970, shortly after the death of their former lead singer George Smith and helped the group remain a fixture on the R & B top ten as lead on songs like "Kiss And Say Goodbye," "There's No Me Without You", and "Shining Star".
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1951
    Born
    Born on November 8, 1951.
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