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I'm Mark & I've Been a Fame fan since 1982. This blog is dedicated to the incredibly talented cast of the show and is a place to share music, videos and pictures. To contact me please send emails to: mark1814uk@googlemail.com

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Friday, 20 October 2017

Class Act - 35th Anniversary U.S. Broadcast



21st October is the 35th Anniversary of the very first broadcast in the U.S. of  "Class Act".

Celebrate with us and re-watch. The English, French and Italian versions of the episode are below. Then let us know what you think on the Facebook Fame Discussion Group.





French Dubbed


Italian Dubbed

 

Loco De Amor - Jesse borrego

 
"Loco De Amor" comes from the season 6 episode "That Was The Weekend That Was". Written by David Byrne it is performed by Jesse Borrego.

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This week Fame Publicity material.

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Thursday, 19 October 2017

Ger Onlus Fundraiser




Dirk Luis Meyer is holding a Fame fundraising party in New York City Tomorrow October 20th 2017 to help raise funds for the Ger Onlus Children's Charity.

This is the Charity that the Fame cast is supporting with the #Fame35 Anniversary Concert at TEATRO NUOVO di Salsomaggiore Terme, Italy on 2nd December 2017.

For details on the event please contact Dirk at dmeyer.nycity@yahoo.com
 
Thank you to those that have already donated.  The response has been great and so the $2000 target has been upped to $2500.  
To help support the event online and make a donation please go to https://www.gofundme.com/streetchildrenincolombia 
 
Every little helps.  Everyone who donates qualifies automatically for the opportunity to win one of the amazing 10 Fame gift bags. Regardless of the amount they donate.
 
Anyone going to the event we'd love to hear from you about the experience.
 
Here's a brochure for the event:
 






 

Feelings TV Guide Listing

 

Fame Sticker Book - Feelings Photo Story


"Feeling" from Season 2 photo story from the Fame Sticker Book.





















Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Lay Back And Be Cool - Sheet Music



Lay Back And Be Cool - Sheet Music







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Lay Back And Be Cool - Trumpet Sheet Music


Lay Back and Be Cool - Trumpet Sheet Music





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This wasn't commercially available but was actual sheet music used by the sideline musicians on the show. With thanks to Ron Appel for sending this to us.

Monday, 16 October 2017

U.K. Charts 16th October 1982

 
 
 
This week the Kids From Fame album remains at number 2  for a third week on the U.K. album chart for 16th October 1982 and the original movie soundtrack climbs back up 7 places to number 57. There is a new entry fro the Kids From fame Again album which is at number 38.
 
On the U.K. singles chart Irene Cara's "Fame" theme song has it's final week on the chart at number 75 and "Hi Fidelity" also in it's final week on the chart is at 71. "Starmaker" continues to climb and is at number 4.