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1 World Foundation presents Gary Lewis and The Playboys


Last updated 8/2/2015 at 12:35pm

Gary Lewis & The Playboys

15th Annual Rock & Roll Oldies Show scheduled for Friday, September 18th at 8 p.m. at the Bonnie Castle Resort in Alexandria Bay.

It was the summer of 1964 when Gary Lewis and The Playboys were discovered by producer Snuff Garret. Before long, with the producer/arranger team of Garrett and Leon Russell behind them, they took their first single, "This Diamond Ring" straight to number one!

After their second hit titled "Count Me In" went to number two, Gary and The Band proved that they would be a continued success. They followed with more Top 10 songs such as "Save Your Heart For Me",

"Everybody Loves A Clown", "She's Just My Style", "Sure Gonna Miss Her" and many more.

In 1965 Gary himself was Cash Box Magazine's "Male Vocalist of the Year", winning the honor over other nominees Elvis Presley and Frank Sinatra. He was the first and only artist during the 1960's to have his first seven releases reach Billboard Magazine's Top 10 on the Hot 100 Chart. Gary has sold over 45 million records worldwide and he sounds better than ever.

Along with his appearances on various popular television shows including "American Bandstand", "Hullabaloo" and "The Tonight Show", Gary accumulated an impressive five appearances within two years on the "Ed Sullivan Show".

Gold Tickets, priced at $50, include reserved seating for the show along with an Uncle Sam's Boat Cruise. General Admission Tickets are available for $30. An On-Sale Ticket date will be announced soon!

For more information call DPAO at 1-800-533-2859 or 782-0044 or visit DPAO.ORG. General Admission Tickets will also be available at the Alex Bay, Clayton and watertown Kinney Drugs Store locations.

1 World Foundation would like to thank the following sponsors, supporters, companies and organizations that are providing funding and/or services for the 15th Annual Rock & Roll Oldies Show.

They include: DPAO, Your Local Toyota Dealers (Waite Toyota in watertown and TJ Toyota in Potsdam), Bonnie Castle Resort,

Haylor, Freyer & Coon, He Yee Dao Karate Association, Kinney Drugs, Jefferson Rehabilitation Center (JRC), UNCLE SAM BOAT TOURS and watertown Savings Bank.

All proceeds from the show will benefit 1 World Foundation which is an international, non-profit charitable corporation comprised of volunteers from New York State, USA, and Canada, sharing a common dedication to better lives for people with developmental disabilities.

Toward that end The Canadian American Exchange is held annually with members of various agencies that serve people with developmental disabilities from both countries meeting to discuss issues of mutual concern. It's a concerted effort to learn from one another for the purpose of providing the best possible care for the people with disabilities.

Also in conjunction with the Turks and Caicos Island government,

1 World Foundation is working to ensure that people with disabilities and their families are treated with dignity and have access to the services and supports they need.

For more information on the services and programs provided by DPAO and 1 World Foundation please call 1-800-533-2859 or 315-782-0044 or

visit DPAO.ORG.

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