August 19, 2016

#FlashbackFriday: The Royal Teens Performing Short Shorts on Saturday Night Beechnut Show, 1958

August 19th, 2016
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    Let’s go back to Valentine’s Day evening, 1958, with host Dick Clark on the Saturday Night Beechnut show, with guests The Royal Teens performing their big hit (written by Tom Austin & Bob Gaudio) SHORT SHORTS! Enjoy!

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July 7, 2016

Throwback Thursday: Photo of The Royal Teens in Life Magazine, 1958! #TBT

July 7th, 2016
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    How big must have this been back in 1958? The Royal Teens were among the popular music groups included in a feature story in Life about best-selling vocal groups, which included The McGuires on the cover! Interesting that the caption notes that Short Shorts was written by “two of five singers in the boy-girl group”! [...]

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March 17, 2016

Throwback Thursday: The Royal Teens, circa 1958! #TBT

March 17th, 2016
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    Just went to the Billboard Magazine archives for March 17, 1958 and noticed that “Short Shorts” (co-written by Bob Gaudio & Tom Austin) by The Royal Teens was climbing the Hot 100! So, let’s enjoy a fab picture of the group back in the day!

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February 26, 2015

Throwback Thursday: Royal Teens’ First Tour Poster, 1958! #tbt

February 26th, 2015
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    Original Royal Teens member and “Short Shorts” co-writer Tom Austin shared a phenomenal poster on his Facebook page of the group’s first tour in 1958!

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February 17, 2012

Friday Flashback: The Royal Teens Performing ‘Short Shorts’!

February 17th, 2012
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    This week, in 1958, “Short Shorts” by The Royal Teens was climbing up the Billboard Hot 100. The song, co-written by group members Bob Gaudio and Tom Austin, peaked at #3 and remained on the chart for 16 weeks. Does anyone know what TV show is featured on this video?

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