many original members of Sha Na Na are still with the group?
Na Na Alumni - Where are they now?
did Sha Na Na get started?
did the name Sha Na Na come from?
is the group based?
I write directly to the members of the group?
there a Sha Na Na fan club I can join?
episodes of Sha Na Na's TV show available on videotape?
can I buy Sha Na Na merchandise?
How many original members of Sha Na Na are still with the group?
You'll see three original Sha Na Na's
members in the current lineup:Jocko Marcellino, Screamin' Scott Simon, and Donny York.
Sha Na Na Alumni - Where Are They Now??
As far as
Baker retired at the beginning of "2000" and resides in his home state
of Massachusetts on the Island of Martha's Vineyard with Tess, his Jack
“Santini” Powell is now an orthopedic surgeon in the L.A. area.
Greene studied law after leaving the group and has worked as a college
professor around the country.
Contardo was working as a journalist in the L.A. area.
Rob Leonard is currently Professor of Linguistics and Swahili
(undoubtedly the only Swahili professor to have played at Woodstock!)
at Hofstra University on Long Island, New York.
bass singer Alan Cooper
(singing At The Hop in the Woodstock film) went
on to be a professor of theology at the Jewish Theological Seminary.
“Bowzer” Bauman lives with his family in the L.A. area and still tours
as a solo act singing and hosting shows.
Guitarists, “Dirty Dan” Mc Bride, Chris Donald
a.k.a. “Vinnie Taylor” and bassist David “Chico” Ryan
have passed away (2009,1974,1998 respectively). Their great talent and
energy have been missed.
of the early Sha Na Na guitarists attained some notoriety.
wrote, sang and had a hit: Shannon, Elliot “Ronzoni” Randell
on Steely Dan’s Are You Reeling In The Years and Elliot “Gino” Cahn
on to manage the rock group Green Day.
You'll find links to some of their web sites on the Links page
When did Sha Na Na get started?
Na Na began as an a capella group called the Kingsmen on the campus
of Columbia University in New York back in 1969. The group
originally performed a variety of songs, but the music of the '50s proved
to be so popular that the members decided to stick to the oldies and Sha
Na Na was born.
did the name "Sha Na Na" come from?
name came from a line in the hit song "Get A Job," performed by the Silhouettes
Where is the group based?
The members of Sha Na Na live around the country. Jocko, Screamin' Scott, Donny,
and Reggie live in California; and Jim lives in Minnesota.
Can I write directly to the members of the group?
Because Sha Na Na is often on tour or busy with recording projects, it's
difficult for the members of the group to personally respond to fan mail.
However, if you have any questions or comments about Sha Na Na,
write to the e-mail address
for this web site.
Is there a Sha Na Na fan club I can join?
A. There is a Sha Na Na Fan Group in Yahoo Groups. You can follow the link on the
Links page to join or sign up for their mailing list. Also, be
sure to check this web site frequently, because you'll find everything you want
to know about Sha Na Na's concert dates, new album releases and other important
information. And, of course, you can follow the guys on Twitter, Facebook, and
Are episodes of Sha Na Na's TV show available on DVD?
A. Not at the present time. The group filmed 97 episodes of the show, which aired
from 1977 to 1981; it can still be found running on a few local television
stations around the country. You may want to try contacting your local stations
or the national cable networks to learn if there are any plans to air the show
in your area.
Where can I buy Sha Na Na merchandise?
A. You can purchase photos and compact discs at all of Sha Na Na's live
performances. CD's can also be purchased from
Pat Boone's Solid Gold
And you can go to the
Na Shop and purchase t-shirts, hats and