Sha Na Na (1977)
Sha Na Na
Family / Sitcom / Variety Members of the rock troupe included:
Jon 'Bowzer' Bauman
Frederick 'Dennis' Greene (the group's only black member)
'Dirty Dan' McBride
John 'Jocko' Marcellino
Dave 'Chico' Ryan
'Screamin' Scott' Simon
Tony Santini (Scott Powell)
Donald 'Donny' York
Group of musicians and singers who specialize in the Rock 'n Roll classics of the 1950s and early 1960s.
Sha Na Na (formerly The Kingsmen) was formed in 1969 by 12 students from Columbia University. Taking their act on the road they parlayed their love for the 1950s into a professional act and finally into the successful syndicated musical variety program. The backdrop of the program was a New York Street filled with brownstone row homes.
Sha Na Na derived their name from the background chorus of the classic 1958 song Get a Job by the Silhouettes where the repetitive words Sha Na Na are heard.
This group of happy-go-lucky street toughs closed each show with the words " Grease for Peace".
Sha Na Na Intro