Winter/Spring Edition/2003 No.31
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June 26 - 29, 2003

Sh-Boom is hosting an unforgettable 20th Anniversary celebration and jaunt to the birthplace of rock 'n' roll...Memphis, TN. Sh-Boom will perform two nights at the world famous, Elvis Presley's Nightclub on Beale Street, with stops at other Memphis area attractions such as Graceland! Here are the details for this four day/three night trip:

$595 per person (double occupancy)
Call for other pricing combinations

* 3 Nights Accommodations at the Radisson Hotel
* Roundtrip Motor Coach from St. Louis
* Daily Breakfast Buffet & Two Dinners
* Tour of Graceland
* Sh-Boom at Elvis Presley's Nightclub (Fri/Sat)
* Optional side-trips to Memphis Redbirds, Tunica Casino, Mud Island, Sun Studios, Peabody Duck March, Rock 'n' Soul Museum, etc.

To make a reservation or to receive a brochure packet, call BRENTWOOD TRAVEL at (314)439-5700 or 1-800-527-1059. Don't miss this chance to travel with the band and meet other great Sh-Boom fans!

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Special Tropical Theme Night at the Casa Loma Ballroom

Get a FREE Sh-Boom "Bahama Mama" tropical drink if you're one of the first 300 through the door at the Casa Loma for Sh-Boom's SPRING BREAK REUNION dance on Saturday, March 29th. There's just one catch! To get the freebie, you'll need to wear something tropical for this special theme night. The band will belt out their favorite spring break and tropical hits all in one night. The evening will also feature several contests such as the limbo and hula-hoop, with prizes for the brave winners!

Again, that's Saturday, March 29th at the Casa Loma Ballroom. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. The Casa Loma is a great place to bring a large group...and reunite for Sh-Boom's first SPRING BREAK REUNION!! Don't forget to wear your tropical duds (sunglasses will suffice just fine thank you!).

For reserved Spring seating call (314)664-8000.

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Web Site Digs into Sh-Boom's Roots

The next time you visit, look for the "All About Sh-Boom" link, which now includes the origins and history of the band from the 1970's to present. It also includes little known "Fun Facts" about Sh-Boom. The "Awards & Accolades" page lists the many charitable organizations Sh-Boom has supported over the years.

The "Guestbook" is where you can read what other Sh-Boom fans are saying. To receive regular e-mail updates from Sh-Boom, fill out the Guestbook form and include your e-mail address. In addition, the web site now features a convenient "Printable Version" of Sh-Boom's schedule. Let the surfing begin!

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Sh-Boom sings our National Anthem at the Savvis Center on Wednesday, March 5th. St. Louis University Billikens vs. Charlotte 49ers Game time: 7:00 p.m. 
For tickets call (314)977-3182

Sh-Boom Gossip and Gab

Sh-Boom was a smash hit on KLOU radio's morning bash with Smash, while the Smash Band was a booming success with Sh-Boom. Wait a I'm confused! You see, Sh-Boom had great fun with St. Louis radio's, Smash, on his Christmas show on 103.3 FM KLOU. Sh-Boom obliged song requests from Mayor Francis Slay, Broadcaster Jack Snow, and others. The Smash Band joined Sh-Boom on New Year's Eve to entertain a sell-out crowd of partygoers at the Renaissance Airport Hotel. You can view New Years Eve photo's here

The new year brings to fore the celebration of Sh-Boom's 20th Anniversary! Upcoming events include the annual Children's Miracle Network's "Night of Miracles" dance (March 8th), a "Spring Break" party at the Casa Loma Ballroom (March 29th), and a Sh-Boom fan getaway to the birthplace of rock 'n' roll.

After a mere six months in the band Dennis "Hit Man" Roussin has been awarded his own Sh-Boom baseball jersey and number. What's the number?" you ask. Answer: 2 n 4.

Former Sh-Boom drummer, "Mighty Mike" Watermann, is performing with several bands near his home in Santa Rosa, CA. Mike has played gigs with Al Garth, who played sax for bands such as Loggins & Messina, The Eagles, and Glenn Frey. That's kind of like saying, you know a guy, that knows the guy, that use to be Elvis' hairdresser...but pretty cool still the same.

On a related note, Sh-Boom guitarist, "Tommy Gunn" Gerke, is playing guitar with Sh-Boom, who knows a guy, that knows Al Garth, who played with...well, you get the point!

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ROBERT C. CRAIG (1937 - 2002)

Sh-Boom respectfully says a loving farewell to a long-time friend, Bob Craig. Bob, who passed away in October, referred to Sh-Boom as "his boys". Sh-Boom was honored to sing at his funeral. Bob, you're family to us as well, and we miss you.

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