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May 2020 Wrapup

In case you missed my social updates for May, here are my favorites below!


Thanks everyone for tuning in... the screen crashed on the last number... but all is well. Have a GREAT evening !


An incredible thing happened earlier this month - Glenwood Place, a senior living residence in Vancouver WA hosted my show to an empty theater while the performance was broadcast, live, to every resident’s living room. What a treat to perform in this way - Thank you Milestone Retirement Communities, LLC

I loved and was so inspired by the Queen of Rock & Roll — may he rest in peace. (Of course, he referred to himself as the King of Rock and Roll) I used to impersonate Little Richard in Pure Gold and Cool Rays show bands — pictured here, early in 1987 at the Kennedy House in Kumamoto, Japan with the Cool Rays = )

A 1982 article from the Nevada State Journal/Reno Evening Gazette. I used to perform a 5 minute "Little Richard" tribute every night at Mapes Money Tree way back when. Picture: stopping into a hostess bar on my way to closing night with the Cool Rays at Kennedy House in Kumamoto Japan.

Many of you know that a big part of my work is entertaining seniors across the west. Given the recent difficulties senior communities are experiencing with the current stay-at-home restrictions, I found a way to entertain this population in the comfort of their own homes. (5 dates/times to view -

I've teamed up with Open Signal: Portland Community Media Center (local cable company) to bring COOLEY Show to our elders (and anyone who wants to watch) via conventional Xfininty and Comcast connections.

Cooley Show brings his music to TV Friday night with ‘Concert of Hope’ to lift spirits of Portland-area seniors.

By Nick Daschel | The Oregonian/OregonLive Click Here To Read


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