Welcome to The Kids From Fame Media Blog

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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Wednesday, 31 July 2013

Friday Night - Carlo Imperato


"Friday Night" comes from the season 2 episode "Sunshine Again". Performed by Carlo Imperato it is written by Billy Falcon.

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Dutch Trading Cards Part 10



Dutch Trading Cards from 1983. 

There are 100 trading cards featuring the Fame cast, although the pictures on some of them are repeated a couple of times but given different numbers. We'll be posting all of them this month in batches of 10. This is part 10.

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Fame Calendar - August 2013


Fame Calendar - August 2013

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Tuesday, 30 July 2013

The Fame Season 2 Wrap Party


Fame Magazine Article on the season 2 Wrap Party, which took place on 7th March 1983.

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Designer Puppies -Sunshine Again Instrumental

This dance instrumental comes from the season 2 episode "Sunshine Again". Written by Lee Curreri it's titled "Designer Puppies"

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The Kids From Fame Book 2


The Kids From Fame Book  2 was issued in the Summer 1983 written by Lisa Todd (a pen name of Stephen Gallagher).

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Monday, 29 July 2013

You Are My Sunshine

"You Are My Sunshine" comes from the season 2 episode "Sunshine Again". Written by Oliver Hood, Jimmie Davis and Charles Mitchell. It is performed by the Cast.

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Dutch Trading Cards Part 9



Dutch Trading Cards from 1983. 

There are 100 trading cards featuring the Fame cast, although the pictures on some of them are repeated a couple of times but given different numbers. We'll be posting all of them this month in batches of 10. This is part 9.

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Fame Fan Club Newsletter Winter 1983


Fame Fan Club Winter Newsletter 1983.

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Friday, 26 July 2013

Nia Peeples Live Hangout - More Than Skin Deep/Weight Loss For Good 2


Nia Peeples Live Hangout - More Than Skin Deep/Weight Loss For Good 2 from 17th July.


Star Quality - Full Episode


28th July is the 30th anniversary of the first U.K. broadcast of "Star Quality"

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Doris Schwartz Time and Again Season 4 Episode 4


My fan fiction story "Doris Schwartz Time and Again" continues with episode Four  titled "What Is Yet To Be" which comes from the Season  3 Song "The Best In You and Me".

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Ebay Item of the Week


This week an "I love Fame" bag

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Thursday, 25 July 2013

Janet Jackson Trading Cards


Janet Jackson Pro Set Super Stars Musicards from 1990

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Desdemona Live - Gene Anthony Ray, Carlo Imperato, Erica Gimpel


"Desdemona" comes from the Season 1 episode "The Strike" it is written by Barry Fasman and Steve Sperry. 

This is the live version performed by Gene Anthony Ray, Carlo Imperato and Erica Gimpel, which is taken from The Kids From Fame Live" album.

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Dutch Trading Cards Part 8



Dutch Trading Cards from 1983. 

There are 100 trading cards featuring the Fame cast, although the pictures on some of them are repeated a couple of times but given different numbers. We'll be posting all of them this month in batches of 10. This is part 8.

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Happy Birthday PR Paul


Happy 57th Birthday to PR Paul.

Wednesday, 24 July 2013

Hi Fidelity Live - Debbie Allen


Originally fromt he season 1 epiosde "The Sell Out" and performed by Valerie Landsburg. Debbie Allen sang the song during the first U.K. tour in 1982/1983.

Written by Enid Levine this version comes from "The Kids From Fame Live" album.

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Fame Fan Club Autumn Newsletter 1983


Fame Fan Club Autumn Newsletter 1983

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Singing In The Rain - Gene Anthony Ray



"Singing In The Rain" comes from the Season 2 episode "Star Quality". Written by Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed, it is performed by Gene Anthony Ray.

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Tuesday, 23 July 2013

Nia Peeples Live Hangout - More Than Skin Deep/Weight Loss For Good 1


Nia Peeples Live Hangout - More Than Skin Deep/Weight Loss For Good 1 from 17th July.


Ballad Medley live - Kids from Fame


This ballad medley is taken from The Kids From fame Live album and features:

Debbie Allen - A Special Place
Lori Singer - It's Gonna Be A Long Night
Erica Gimpel and Debbie Allen - I Still Believe In Me
Carlo Imperato and Gene Anthony Ray -The Secret
Debbie, Erica, Lori, Carlo, Gene and Lee Curreri - Be My Music.

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Linda Clifford Red Light


"Red Light" comes fromt the original Fame Movie and was written by Michael Gore and Dean Pitchford. It was also featured in the season 1 episode "Metamorphosis" and is performed by Linda Clifford.

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Take That First Step - Valerie Landsburg


"Take That First Step" comes from the Season 2 episode "Star Quality". Performed by Valerie Landsburg it is written by Bill and Kathy Birch.

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Monday, 22 July 2013

Dutch Trading Cards Part 7



Dutch Trading Cards from 1983. 

There are 100 trading cards featuring the Fame cast, although the pictures on some of them are repeated a couple of times but given different numbers. We'll be posting all of them this month in batches of 10. This is part 7.

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Fame Fan Club Summer Newsletter 1983


The Fame Fan Club Summer Newsletter from 1983.

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Rockin After Midnight - Marvin Gaye



"Rockin' After Midnight" by Marvin Gaye is used for the dance class to dance to at the start of the season 2 episode "Star Quality".

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Thursday, 18 July 2013

Dutch Trading Cards Part 6



Dutch Trading Cards from 1983. 

There are 100 trading cards featuring the Fame cast, although the pictures on some of them are repeated a couple of times but given different numbers. We'll be posting all of them this month in batches of 10. This is part 6

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Lucky Enough For Two - Greg Evigan & Valerie Landsburg


"Lucky Enough For Two" comes from the season 2 episode "Relationships" performed by Greg Evigan and Valerie Landsburg.

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This is the Jay LB Take A chance Mix .

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Thanks to Jeremy for this mix.



Fame Fan Club Spring Newsletter 1983


The 1st Official Fame Fan Club Newsletter from Spring 1983.

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Wednesday, 17 July 2013

Life Is A Celebration Live - Erica Gimpel and Carlo Imperato




"Life is a Celebration" comes from the season 1 episode "Street Kid".Written by Rick Springfield.

This is the Live version performed from Erica Gimpel and Carlo Imperato, from "The Kids From Fame Live" album.

The Story Of Judy and Roy - Lee Curreri

"The Story of Judy and Roy" comes from the season 2 episode "Relationships". Performed by Lee Curreri it is written by Michael Cruz.

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Valerie Landsburg Thank You Post Card

Valerie Landsburg sent out signed thank you cards in 2002 to people who intially bought her "Grown Up" album. 

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Tuesday, 16 July 2013

Billy Hufsey Fan Club Invitation Letter

Billy Hufsey Fan club Letter from 1984

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Friday Night Live - Carlo Imperato


"Friday Night" comes from the season 2 episode "Sunshine Again" and is performed by Carlo. Written by Billy Falcon this is the live version taken from "The Kids From Fame Live album" 

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Lee Curreri Official International Fan club


The Lee Curreri Fan Club was set up in 1983. The Fan Club Wallet came with:

- An Official Membership Scroll
- A Photo Frame with picture of Lee and Space for your own photo!
- A 2 Sided Membership card with picture of Lee on one side
- A Poster
- A Signed Lee Photo.

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Monday, 15 July 2013

R.I.P. Cory Monteith


Rest in Peace Cory Monteith, from Glee, who died on Saturday. 


Kids From Fame Patch


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A Fame patch which could be sewed on a jacket was issued in 1983.

Dutch Trading Cards Part 5



Dutch Trading Cards from 1983. 

There are 100 trading cards featuring the Fame cast, although the pictures on some of them are repeated a couple of times but given different numbers. We'll be posting all of them this month in batches of 10. This is part 5

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Official Fame Fan Club Membership Pack


With the popularity of "Fame" in the U.K. in 1982, The Official Fame Magazine set up the Fame Fan Club in January 1983. For the price of £3.50 The initial fan club wallet came with 8 black and white photos, a badge, a membership card, a replica call sheet and 4 quarterly newsletters. In addition and additional badge and a special Christmas card was also issued after the fan club was set up. The fan Club ran for just over a year and it closed in March 1984, when the Fame magazine was also closed down.

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Friday, 12 July 2013

Nia Peeples - Virtual Hangout 17th July on Health and Beauty


Nia Peeples next virtual hangout will be on 17th July (at 12 & 6pm PST) and will be on health and beauty. You can submit your questions now via Nia's Facebook page. Click on "Hangout Live" and the "Submit Questions"


Here's what Nia had to say:
"More Than Skin Deep" a new philosophy of beauty. This is our new virtual hangout series! next wed it's all about "lose weight for good!" submit your questions and join us. 22s.com/nia/live

Life Is A Celebration Tour Rehearsal version - Kids From Fame


This is the U.K. tour rehearsal version of "Life Is A Celebration" as performed by Lori singer, Carlo Imperato, Gene Anthony Ray and Lee Curreri.

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A Tough Act To Follow - Full Episode


14th July is the 30th anniversary of the 1st U.K. broadcast of "A Tough Act To Follow".

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Ebay Item of the Week


This week the "Ultimate Fame" CD

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Thursday, 11 July 2013

The Secret - Carlo Imperato



"The Secret" comes from the Season 2 episode "A Tough Act To Follow". Performed by Carlo Imperato it is Written by Barry Fasman and Steve Sperry.

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Dutch Trading Cards Part 4



Dutch Trading Cards from 1983. 

There are 100 trading cards featuring the Fame cast, although the pictures on some of them are repeated a couple of times but given different numbers. We'll be posting all of them this month in batches of 10. This is part 4

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