Quotes from Frankie Avalon
"Any chance I had to get in front of people - amateur talent contests at movie houses like the Broadway, the president - I took."
"I learned not to blink in a close-up or move your head at all, because if you did, they wouldn't use it."
"I like that because the fans want to see onstage what they know so well from the big screen."
"I think today's music absolutely stinks. I really do mean that."
"I was not a trained actor."
"I wish I could talk to Annette, but she doesn't even correspond at this point."
"I wound up signing to RCA Victor as a trumpeter, guesting on shows like Jackie Gleason's Honeymooners."
"I'll be 65 in September and I work as much as I want to, take cruises with Kay, relax with my family, do everything in moderation, because I want to enjoy my life."
"I've been around two years shy of 50 years doing what I do. I am a musician."
"It captures a lot of the spirit of the '50s."
"Kids know me from their Grease DVD, so they instantly respond. You can hear a pin drop when I do my old songs."
"No sooner than I did take it seriously, I had million-selling hits and movies with John Wayne."
"Our audiences are all ages: kids who just love the show, love the movie, grandparents bringing their grandkids, it really covers the spectrum."
"Rocco paid me 35 bucks a week at Murray's Inn in South Jersey. People started asking Rocco to have me sing."
"The kids have all seen it on DVD or videotape."
"These kids today, everything is about hitting a vocal home run."
"They look for the top note to end every song. They don't know what they are singing about. There is no style."
"They weren't great pictures, but they were fun, and they really represented that period of time well."
"Well, we all age, but I'd been taking herbal supplements for a long time."
"When I started to play trumpet I was fortunate to learn very quickly."
"Yes, but I don't think of the Teen Angel as of an age."
Total Quotes: 21
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