Category: Pop


Funky Diamonds

funky diamondsFunky Diamonds were a German dance\pop music girl group from the ’90s. From 1993 to 1996, the group was originally a dance group and were even background dancers for DJ BoBo.

The original line-up consisted of Simone “Mo” Peter, Diethilde “Dee Dee” Gomes, Indra Zimmerman, Sibel Dugan and Yvonne “Y” Spath. After Sibel was injured in a car accident, she left the group and was replaced by Kira Lingenberg.
bad girlsIn 1996, the group released their debut single “Bad Girls,” but it’s unknown how or if the single charted at all.
i know that you want meIn 1997, their second single “I Know That You Want Me” peaked at #68 on the music charts in Germany, making it their only charting single to date.
funky diamonds albumDuring that same year, the Funky Diamonds released their self-titled debut album which peaked at #24 on the album charts in Germany and was certified Gold in Japan.

The follow-up singles from the album “It’s My Game” and “Get It On” didn’t appear to make any impact on the charts at all.

In August of 1997, the Funky Diamonds performed at the Summer Open Air Tour in Berlin, Germany along with other artists such as the Backstreet Boys, Aaron Carter and Nana.

In 1998, they released three singles “It’s All About You,” “Get Funky Go Sista” and “Night Fever” (which was only released in Japan), but it’s unknown how much impact any of those singles made on the chart.
diamonds are forever
In 1999, the Funky Diamonds released their second and last album to date “Diamonds Are Forever.” During that same year, Kira Lingenberg had left the group.
i wanna have
Their last single release to date “I Wanna Have” didn’t chart at all and by December of 1999, the group had disbanded.

Yvonne Spath went on to work as a television presenter and continue to work as a dancer for artists such as Billy Crawford, Kai Tracid, Loona and Sarah Connor (since 2002). These days, she resides in Munich and moderates a broadcast for a radio station on Saturday nights.

Dee Dee Gomes works as television presenter for sports channel DSF.

Simone Peter continued her dancing career for bands such as Cordalis, Captain Jack and Master Boy. It’s unknown what she is currently up to these days.

Kira Lingerberg runs her own Pilates studio in Berlin.

Indra Zimmerman attempted to start a solo career of her own, but it didn’t appear to pan out. It’s unknown what she is currently up to these days.

As for Sibel Dugan, it’s also unknown what she is currently up to these days as well.

To see the music video for “Bad Girls,” go to:

To see the music video for “I Know That You Want Me,” go to:

To see the music video for “It’s My Game,” go to:

To see the music video for “Get It On,” go to:

To see a video of Funky Diamonds performing “It’s All About You,” go to:

To see a video of Funky Diamonds performing “Get Funky Go Sista,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “I Wanna Have,” go to:

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N-Tyce

n-tyceN-Tyce were an R&B\pop girl group from London, England that consisted of members Ario Obubore, Chantal Kerzner, Donna Studds and M’Chelle Robinson. The group was signed to the Telestar Records label.
hey djIn 1997, the group released their debut single “Hey DJ! (Play That Song)” which peaked at #20 on the U.K. Singles chart.
we come to partyTheir follow-up single “We Come to Party” fared better on the charts, peaking at #12 on the U.K. Singles chart. The song was released as their debut single in the United States, but it didn’t appear to generate a lot of success there.
telefunkinIn 1998, N-Tyce released the single “Telefunkin'” which peaked at #16 on the U.K. Singles chart.
all day every dayIn June of that same year, the group released their debut and only album “All Day Every Day” which peaked at #44 on the U.K. Singles chart. In the U.S., the album was released promotionally.
boom boomThe last single from the album “Boom Boom” peaked at #18 on the U.K. Singles chart, making it their last chart appearance to date.

In July of 1998, N-Tyce was one of the opening acts for *NSYNC’s concert tour “NSYNC in Concert.” By 1999, the group disbanded and faded into obscurity, but according to research, N-Tyce had reportedly planned on reuniting in 2011 along with releasing a new album, but it’s unknown if those plans ever happened.

These days, it’s unknown what the members of N-Tyce are up to these days or if they’re still active in the music business.

To see the music video for “Hey DJ! (Play That Song),” go to:

To see the music video for “We Come to Party,” go to:

To see the music video for “Telefunkin’,” go to:

To see the music video for “Boom Boom,” go to:

BreZe

breze
BreZe were an English girl group from the late’ 90s whose members consisted of 11-year-olds Amanda Wilding & Jessica Holder, 10-year-old Jodie Miller and 9-year-old Phylicia Dyer.

They were signed to the Warner Music UK Ltd. record label (where they were signed for £500,000) and attended the Barbara Speake Stage School in London.

my heart goes boom

In 1999, the group released their only single “My Heart Goes Boom.” The song was expected to be a number one Christmas hit, but it flopped on the charts.

BreZe also faced some controversy when parents complained to 19 Management about the perceived exploitation of children by the music company. Because of this, the group’s second single and album were shelved and they faded into obscurity.

Around 2013, the group reunited and according to their Facebook page, they were working on music, but nothing has been heard about them since and it’s unknown if they’re currently together anymore.

To see BreZe’s Facebook page (even though it hasn’t been updated since 2013), go to:
https://www.facebook.com/BreZeGirlBand/

To see the music video for “My Heart Goes Boom,” go to:

Roman Holliday

Roman HollidayRoman Holliday was a British pop\new wave band from the ’80s.

It originally consisted of singer Steve Lambert (born on March 14, 1962 in Mile End, London), guitarist\vocalist Brian Bonhomme (born on September 30, 1962 in Harlow, Essex), drummer Simon Cohen (born on January 11, 1963 in Kings Cross, London), pianist Adrian York (born on July 11, 1961 in Chiswick, London), bass player Jon Durno (born on March 4, 1962 in Enfield, England), trumpet player John Eacott (born on December 19, 1961 in Reading, Berkshire) and saxophone player Rob Lambert (born on February 22, 1963 in Epping, Essex).

The band was formed in November of 1980 by Brian, Steve, Simon and Peter Noone (who would later leave the band after its formation). They were later joined by Rob and Jon followed by John Eacott. By the end of 1982, Adrian joined the band.
cookinIn 1983, Roman Holliday released their debut album “Cookin’ on the Roof” which peaked at #31 on the U.K. Albums chart in the United Kingdom.
RHIn the U.S., the album peaked at #116 on the Billboard 200 and a self-titled mini-album was released during that same year (which managed to peak at #142 on the Billboard 200).
standbyTheir first single “Stand By” peaked at #61 on the U.K. Singles chart and #54 on the Billboard Hot 100 (making it the band’s only highest chart appearance on the Hot 100 to date). It also topped the Canadian Adult Contempory chart as well.

The music video for “Stand By” received airplay on MTV in the United States which helped the band gain exposure.
dont try to stop itThe second single from the album “Don’t Try to Stop It” peaked at #14 on the U.K. Singles chart (making it their highest charting song in the United Kingdom to date). It also peaked at #68 on the Billboard Hot 100.
motormaniaThe last single from the album “Motomania” peaked at #40 on the U.K. Singles chart, but didn’t make any impact in the United States.
fire me upIn 1984, Roman Holliday released their sophomore and last album to date “Fire Me Up” which didn’t appear to make any album charts at all. During that same year, Rob Lambert and John Eacott left the band.
one footThe lead single from the album “One Foot Back in Your Door” peaked at #76 on the Billboard Hot 100, but failed to chart in the United States.
hear it in the nightAnother song from the album “Hear It In the Night” was released as a single in Japan, but it’s unknown how it charted there. By 1985, Roman Holliday disbanded, but they briefly reunited in 2001 for a show at the Borderline in London.

After the band broke up, Steve Lambert formed a band with ex-Culture Club member John Moss called Heartbeat UK, but the band didn’t achieve a lot of success.

Steve later moved to New York where he worked as a design consultant. In 2001, he moved to Lewisberg, Pennsylvania where he lives with his wife, Sue. These days, it appears as if he is back to writing, performing and recording music again.

Simon Cohen performed in a couple of bands after Roman Holliday broke up. He works as a taxi driver in London and looking for a band to manage for a new record label created by ex-Duran Duran member Nick Rhodes.

Brian Bonhomme formed music projects with Adrian York and Jon Durno, but none of them achieved the same success as Roman Holliday. These days, he works as a history professor at Youngstown State University.

Adrian York went on to work with various artists such as Lisa Stansfield, Jimmy Ruffin, Mari Wilson, Michael Bolton, Paul Young, Seal and Shirley Bassey. He has also written music for various corporate videos & presentations and worked on commercial jingles too.

These days, he works as a Senior Lecturer in Commercial Music Performance at the University of Westminster in London.

Jon Durno continued to be active in the music business, writing songs for Samantha Fox and worked as a keyboard\guitar technician for artists such as the Alan Parsons Project & Chris de Burg. These days, he has his own engineering business.

After John Eacott left Roman Holliday, he became the co-founder and composer for British jazz group Loose Tubes. He was also the orchestral director for the test department for their major multimedia shows in Glascow, Paddington, Vancouver and Valladolid.

He was also a writer for the show “Gorgengast” which played in the West End, London and toured worldwide from 1991 to 1997. He also wrote various compositions for television and film. These days, John works as a lecturer in Commercial Music at the University of Westminster.

As for Rob Lambert, he is currently working in the banking industry.

To see the music video for “Stand By,” go to:

To see the music video for “Don’t Try to Stop It,” go to:

To see the music video for “Motormania,” go to:

To see the music video for “One Foot Back in Your Door,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “Hear it In the Night,” go to:

Jamie Dean

jamie deanJamie Dean was a female pop\dance singer from the late ’80s. Not much information is given about her, but she was signed to the Uptown Records label in the United Kingdom.
love childIn 1987, she released her debut single, a cover version of the Supremes’ song “Love Child.” The remixed version of the song managed to peak at #36 on Billboard’s Hot Dance Music\Club Play Singles chart, but it’s unknown if it ever charted in the U.K.
heartbreak avenueA year later in 1988, Jamie released the single “Heartbreak Avenue.” It’s unknown how or if the single made any impact on the charts at all. After that, it seems as if Jamie has faded into obscurity. Nothing much has been heard from her since the ’80s.

To see a fan-made video for “Love Child,” go to:

Lena Zavaroni

Lena ZavaroniLena Zavaroni (born Lena Hilda Zavaroni on November 4, 1963 in Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland) was a Scottish pop music singer from the mid-’70s\early ’80s.

Lena grew up in the small town of Rothesay on the Isle of Bute in Scotland with her parents, Victor (who played the guitar) & Hilda (who was a singer) who also owned a fish and chip shop. She first began singing when she was 2 years old.

In the summer of 1973, Lena was discovered by record producer Tommy Scott after hearing her sing with her dad & uncle in a band. Scott then contacted impresario Phil Solomon which lead to his partner, Dorothy becoming Lena’s manager.

In 1974, Lena appeared on the British TV and radio talent show “Opportunity Knocks” for a record-breaking 5 weeks running.
ma albumDuring that same year, she released her debut album “Ma! (He’s Making Eyes at Me)” which peaked at #8 on the U.K. Albums chart, making Lena the youngest person to have an album chart in the Top 10 in the U.K. at the age of 10.
ma singleThe title song peaked at #10 on the U.K. Singles chart, but in the United States, the single flopped, peaking at a low #91 on the Billboard Hot 100 (making it her only chart appearance in the U.S.).

While in the United States, Lena performed at a Hollywood charity show with Lucille Ball and Frank Sinatra. She also guest-starred on “The Carol Burnett Show” and even performed at the White House for then-U.S. president Gerald Ford.


During that same year, Lena released the single “(You’ve Got) Personality” which peaked at #33 on the U.K. Singles chart. She also released her second album “If My Friends Could See Me Now.”

From 1977 to 1979, she released three more albums “Presenting Lena Zavaroni”,
“Songs Are Such Good Things” and “Lena Zavaroni And Her Music” which didn’t match the success of her debut album.

In 1978, Lena appeared in two television specials: “Lena and Bonnie” (featuring child star Bonnie Langford) and “Lena Zavaroni on Broadway.” During her teen years, she suffered from anorexia nervosa which Lena blamed on the pressure placed on her to fit in the costumes while she was “developing as a woman” at the same time.
Hold Tight, It's Lena ‎(From 1980 to 1982, Lena hosted her own variety television series “Lena” on the BBC. In 1982, she released her last album “Hold Tight, It’s Lena.”

Lena continued to suffer from her eating disorder throughout the ’80s. In 1989, she married a computer consultant named Peter Wiltshire, but they separated 18 months later. During that same year, her mother died from a tranquilliser overdose and a fire destroyed all of her show business mementos.

After her marriage came to an end, Lena moved to Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire in Elgnad to be close to her father and stepmother. During that time, she was living on state benefits.

In 1999, she was accused of stealing a 50p packet of jelly, but the charges were later dropped.

In September of that same year, Lena underwent a surgical procedure to help relieve her depression. Although she appeared to be in good condition after the procedure, Lena developed a chest infection three weeks later and on October 1, 1999, she passed away from bronchial pneumonia. She was 35 years old.

To see more videos on YouTube of Lena performing, go to:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnRWKDuuHJbr6v84JfNN3MQ

To see a video of Lena performing “Ma! He’s Making Eyes at Me,” go to:

To see a fan-made video of “(You’ve Got) Personality,” go to:

To see a fan-made video of “Music, Music, Music” (from her album “If My Friends Could See Me Now”), go to:

To see a video of Lena performing “Air Love” (from her album “Presenting Lena Zavaroni”), go to:

To see a video of Lena performing “I Should’ve Listened to Mama,” go to:

To see a video of Lena performing “Hold Tight,” go to:

To see a video of the opening credits of Lena’s TV show, go to:

As a bonus, here is a video of Lena performing “Ma! He’s Making Eyes at Me” on “The Tonight Show”:

Vicki Sue RobinsonVicki Sue Robinson (born on May 31, 1954 in Harlem, New York) was a female pop\disco\dance music singer and actress from the late ’70s. She was born to African-American Shakespearean actor Bill Robinson and his European American wife and folk singer, Marianne.

Vicki spent most of her early years residing in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 1960, when she was only 6 years old, she gave her first public performance when she joined her mother on stage at the Philadelphia Folk Festival. At the age of 10, she and her family returned to New York, living in New York City.

When she was 16 years old while attending the New Lincoln School, Vicki joined the Broadway cast of the music “Hair.” After that, she appeared in the off-Broadway play “Long Time Coming, Long Time Gone.” She also had bit parts in films such as “Going Home” (in 1971) and “To Find a Man” (in 1972).

Vicki would later return to Broadway where she joined the cast of the musical “Jesus Christ Superstar.” She made her recording debut, singing background on Todd Rundgren’s 1972 album “Something\Anything?”

In 1973, she spent some time in Japan with musician Itsuro Shimoda, with whom she toured with nationally and did session work on his album “Love Songs and Lamentations.” She also worked as a model, a waitress and for “Ms. Magazine.”

In 1975, Vicki was providing vocals at a New York recording session for Scott Fagan’s album “Many Sunny Places” where RCA Records producer\engineer Warren Schatz heard her sing and saw her potential as a disco-oriented artist.
Baby, Now That I Found YouSchatz invited Vicki to cut some demos including a remake of The Foundations’ song “Baby Now That I’ve Found You” which was released a single in 1975. Although the single flopped, RCA Records allowed Schatz to produce Vicki’s upcoming debut album.
Never Gonna Let You GoDuring that same year, Vicki released the title song to her upcoming album “Never Gonna Let You Go” which peaked at #4 on Billboard’s Disco File Top 20 chart.
never gonna let you go albumIn 1976, Vicki’s debut album “Never Gonna Let You Go” was released which peaked at #45 on the Billboard 200 and #39 on Billboard’s Top Soul Albums chart.
turn the beat aroundThe follow-up single “Turn the Beat Around” became a big hit, peaking at #10 on the Billboard Hot 100, #73 on Billboard’s Hot Soul Singles chart and topped Billboard’s Disco File Top 20 chart for 4 weeks, making it Vicki’s only top 10 hit to date. Internationally, it was successful in countries such as Australia, Canada, France, Belgium, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.

The song also earned Vicki a Grammy Award nomination for “Best Female Pop Vocal Performance.” Eighteen years later in 1994, Gloria Estefan covered “Turn the Beat Around” which also became a number-one hit on the dance music charts.
common thiefThe last single from the album “Common Thief” also topped Billboard’s Disco File Top 20 chart.
VS RobinsonDuring that same year, Vicki released her self-titled sophomore album which peaked at #45 on the Billboard 200 and #39 on Billboard’s Top Soul Albums chart.
daylightThe lead single from the album, a cover version of Bobby Womack’s song “Daylight” peaked at #63 on the Billboard Hot 100, #9 on Billboard’s dance music chart and #91 on Billboard’s Hot Soul Singles chart (which stayed on the chart for only 2 weeks).
shouldistayThe follow-up single “Should I Stay/I Won’t Let You Go” peaked at #104 on Billboard’s Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart, but failed to chart on the R&B and disco music charts.
hold tightIn 1977, Vicki released a cover version of David Gates’ song “Hold Tight” which peaked at #67 on the Billboard Hot 100, #2 on Billboard’s dance music chart and #91 on Billboard’s Hot Soul Singles chart (which stayed on the chart for 3 weeks).
half and halfIn 1978, Vicki released her third album “Half and Half” which peaked at #110 on the Billboard 200 and #56 on Billboard’s Top Soul Albums chart.

The follow-up single from the album “Trust in Me\Don’t Try to Win Me Back Again” peaked at #16 on Billboard’s dance music chart. The last single released from the album “Jealousy” didn’t chart at all.

In 1979, Vicki contributed the track “Easy to Be Hard” to Warren Schatz’s album “Disco Spectacular”. During that same year, she released her last album “Movin’ On”. The only released from the album “What’s Happening in My Life” flopped just like the album.
Nightime Fantasy
Also in 1979, Vicki scored another dance hit with the track “Nighttime Fantasy” which peaked at #102 on Billboard’s Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart and #21 on Billboard’s dance music chart. She also appeared in the film “Gangsters”.
nothin but heartache
In 1980, Vicki signed a record deal with Ariola Records where she released her only single on the label “Nothin’ But a Heartache” which didn’t appear to make any music charts at all. She also sang background vocals on Irene Cara’s hit song “Fame.”
hot summer nights
In 1981, Vicki released the single “Hot Summer Nights” on Prelude Records which peaked at #24 on Billboard’s Hot Dance Music\Club Play chart.

A year later in 1982, she released the singles “Summertime Fun” (on the Promise Records label) and “Give My Love Back/I’m Here & I’m Hot” (on the Perfect Records label). It’s unknown how much impact any of the two singles made at all.
to sir with love
In 1983, Vicki released a cover version of Lulu’s song “To Sir With Love” on Profile Records which peaked at #7 on the music charts in Australia and #28 on Billboard’s Hot Dance Music\Club Play chart.
everlasting love
In 1984, she released a cover version of Robert Knight’s song “Everlasting Love” which peaked at #37 on Billboard’s Hot Dance Music\Club Play chart and #83 in Australia.
grab them cakes
In 1985, Vicki was featured on the album “The Wrestling Album” on a duet with late wrestler Junkyard Dog called “Grab Them Cakes.”

Throughout the rest of the ’80s, Vicki continued to be active in the music business, singing back-up vocals for artists such as Cher and Michael Bolton.

She also established herself as a jingle singer for products such as Folgers’ coffee, Wrigley’s Doublemint chewing gum, Maybelline cosmetics, Hanes underwear and Downy fabric softener. From 1987 to 1988, she also provided the singing voice for the characters Minx and Rapture in the 1980s animated TV series “Jem.”
for real
In the ’90s after Gloria Estefan’s cover version of “Turn the Beat Around” became a hit, Vicki regained some publicity and she was inspired to re-record the song for the b-side of her 1995 single “For Real” which didn’t make the charts at all.
house of joyIn 1996, she provided backing vocals for RuPaul’s album “Foxy Lady” where she was featured on the track “A Little Bit of Love.” A year later in 1997, she recorded the song “House of Joy” for DJ\producer Junior Vasquez which peaked at #48 on the U.K. Singles chart, making it her first and only hit single in the U.K.

During that same year, Vicki also recorded the song “My Stomp, My Beat” for the film “Chasing Amy” and appeared in the Comedy Central network mock TV documentary “Unauthorized Biography: Milo, Death of a Supermodel.”

In the mid ’90s, a resurge of disco music led Vicki (along with other disco music artists such as Thelma Houston, Gloria Gaynor, The Village People and KC & the Sunshine Band) to embark on a world tour which was well-received.

In 1999, after returning to the United States, Vicki returned to theatre where she performed in a off-Broadway musical called “Vicki: Behind the Beat.” She was also featured on the Pokémon 2.B.A. Master soundtrack with the track “Pokémon (Dance Mix).”
move onIn September of that same year, Vicki released her last single “Move On” which peaked at #18 on Billboard’s Hot Dance Music\Club Play Singles chart. During that same month, she had to withdraw from her off-Broadway show due to poor health.

In 2000, Vicki appeared in the independent film “Red Lipstick”. Sadly, eleven days after the film was released, she passed away of cancer on April 27, 2000 at her home in Wilton, Connecticut at the age of 45.

To see a fan-made video for “Baby Now That I Found You,” go to:

To see a video of Vicki Sue Robinson performing “Turn the Beat Around,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “Common Thief,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “Daylight,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “Should I Stay\I Won’t Let You Go,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “Hold Tight,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “Trust in Me,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “Jealousy,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “What’s Happening in My Life,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “Easy to Be Hard,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “Nighttime Fantasy,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “Nothin’ But a Heartache,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “Hot Summer Night,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “Give Me My Love Back,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “Summertime Fun,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “To Sir With Love,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “Everlasting Love,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “Grab Them Cakes,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “House of Joy,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “Move On,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “Pokemon 2000,” go to:

Cyndi Grecco

cyndi greccoCyndi Grecco (born on May 19, 1952 in New York, New York) was a pop music singer well-known for singing the theme song to the 1970s television sitcom “Laverne and Shirley.”

Originally, the theme song was titled “Hoping Our Dreams Come True,” but producers told songwriters Charles Fox and Norman Gimbell that it didn’t fit for the show’s characters, so it was changed to “Making Our Dreams Come True” and Cyndi was chosen to sing the song.
making our dreams come true

“Making Our Dreams Come True” became a hit on the music charts, peaking at #25 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #13 on Billboard’s Adult Contemporary chart in 1976. It also peaked at #16 on the Canadian RPM Top Singles chart. The song became Cyndi’s only song to make the charts.
dreams come trueDuring that same year, Cyndi released her debut album “Making Our Dreams Come True” on Private Stock Records. It’s unknown how or if the album made the charts at all.

The follow-up singles from the album “Watching You,” “I Think I Can Make It,” “Dancing, Dancing” and “Hello Again” failed to make any impact on the charts at all.
this time in it for love
In 1977, Cyndi released the single “This Time (I’m In It For Love)”. It’s unknown how or if the single made the charts at all. During that same year, she sang the theme song to another TV sitcom, the short-lived ABC series “Blansky’s Beauty” called “I Want It All.”
wish upon a star
After that, not much was heard from Cyndi until 1982 when she released her sophomore album “Wish Upon a Star” on the Great West Entertainment, Ltd. record label. It’s unknown how much impact the album made.
you made love come true
Cyndi’s last musical release was in 1989 with the single “You Made Love Come True” on the Sing Me Records Label.

After that, it appears as if Cyndi Grecco has faded into obscurity. It’s unknown what she is currently up to these days.

To see a fan-made video for “Making Our Dreams Come True,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “Watching You,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “I Think I Can Make It,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “Dancing, Dancing,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “Hello Again,” go to:

As a bonus, here are the opening credits of the sitcoms that Cyndi sang the theme song to:

To see the opening credits for “Laverne and Shirley” (featuring the theme song “Making Our Dreams Come True), go to:

To see the opening credits for “Blansky’s Beauties” (featuring the theme song “I Want It All),” go to:

 

 

Dream Street

Dream StreetDream Street was a pop music boy band that consisted of members Jesse McCartney (born on April 9, 1987 in Ardsley, New York), Frankie J. Galasso (born Frank Jonathan Galasso on January 24, 1985 in The Bronx, New York), Greg Raposo (born Gregory Frank Raposo on May 3, 1985 in Long Island, New York), Matt Ballinger (born Matthew Samuel Ballinger on April 22, 1985 in Westchester, New York) and Chris Trousdale (born Christopher Ryan Trousdale on June 11, 1985 in New Port Richey, Florida).

The band was initially put together by Louis Baldonieri & Brian Lukow and originally called Boy Wonder. The band featured several boys ranging from ages 11 to 14 years old from New York who worked on Broadway as actors.

The band’s name was changed to Dream Street (named after Brian Lukow and Louis Baldonieri’s recording studio in New York City) and the line-up was narrowed down to five members: Jesse, Greg, Matt, Chris and Frankie.
it happens every timeIn 2000, their debut single “It Happens Every Time” received frequent airplay on Radio Disney.
dream street albumA year later in 2001, Dream Street released their self-titled debut album which peaked at #37 on the Billboard 200 chart and topped Billboard’s Independent Albums chart.
i say yeahTheir follow-up single “I Say Yeah” also received frequent airplay on Radio Disney and the band went on to make appearances on various talk shows & TV events.
the biggest fanIn 2002, Dream Street released the soundtrack album to the film “The Biggest Fan” (which starred Dream Street member Chris), but during that same year, the parents of the band filed a lawsuit against Louis Baldonieri & Brian Lukow, claiming that the boys were “exposed to booze, women, and pornography”.

In August of 2002, the producers were ruled agains and they released the band from their contracts which became the end of Dream Street.

These days, the members of Dream Street have gone on to pursue separate careers.

Jesse McCartney has gone on to become a successful solo artist and actor, appearing in various television series and movies.

Chris Trousdale is still active in the entertainment business as a singer, dancer and actor. In August of 2015, he posted a song called “Enjoy the Ride” on his YouTube channel.

After Dream Street disbanded, Greg Raposo pursued a solo career of his own, releasing his debut solo album in 2003 and his single “Take Me Back Home” received airplay on Radio Disney. He got married in 2014 and appears to still be working on music.

Matt Ballinger attended and graduated from Tufts University. These days, he is married and works as an executive recruiter for the pharmaceutical industry at Green Key Resources in New York. He also performs with a band called Storeys.

Frankie Galasso continues to be active as an actor and in 2012, he joined the national touring cast of the musical “Jersey Boys.”

To see the music video for “It Happens Everytime,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “I Say Yeah,” go to:

3Deep

3 deep3Deep were a pop music boy band that consisted of Canadian singer CJ Huyer (full name Chris Jacob Huyer) and American actors Eddie Cibrian (born Edward Carl Cibrian on June 16, 1973 in Burbank, California) & Joshua Morrow (born Joshua Jacob Morrow on February 8, 1974 in Juneau, Alaska).

Joshua and Eddie are well-known for starring in soap operas; Joshua appears on the CBS network soap opera “The Young and the Restless” and Eddie appeared on the NBC network soap opera “Sunset Beach.”

The band’s success was limited to Canada, Europe and Asia, but not so much in the United States for reasons unknown.
into youIn 1998, 3Deep released their debut single “Into You” which peaked at #46 on the Canadian Singles chart.
Yes Yes Yes...No No NoA year later, they released their debut album “Yes Yes Yes…No No No”. It’s unknown how successful the album was or how it charted. In addition to touring, 3Deep performed at events such as Ottawa’s Winterlude and even appeared at the Juno Awards.
can't get over youIn 2001, the band released their last album “Can’t Get Over You” which didn’t appear to make a lot of impact and after that, 3Deep disbanded.

These days, CJ Huyer has remained in the music business, managing artists such as Dan Talevski, George Nozuka, Neverest and No More Drama.

As for Eddie and Joshua, they are still active in their acting careers.

Joshua is still starring on “The Young and the Restless” and is married with four children.

Eddie has starred in TV shows such as “Third Watch,” “CSI Miami” & “Invasion.” He is married to country singer Leann Rimes and has two sons from his first marriage to reality TV star Brandi Glanville.

To see the music video for “Into You,” go to: