Jocko Marcellino of Sha Na Na to be interviewed on UStream.tv
about 40th Anniversary of Woodstock
San Diego, CA - Sha Na Na's Jocko Marcellino joins David Kamatoy live on UStream.tv and DavidKamatoy.com on Wednesday, August 12th, at 9:00 a.m. PST to talk about the festivities surrounding the Woodstock 40th Anniversary. Sha Na Na performed at Woodstock at about sunrise on the last day of the festival, just before the late Jimi Hendrix. As a founding member of Sha Na Na, Jocko Marcellino has the distinction of performing in the most successful music documentary ever, Woodstock.
Woodstock became a launching point for the group, as Sha Na Na was the only group at the festival without a record deal. They received one immediately afterward, and today the group has released more than 25 albums, with worldwide sales of more than 20 million. The group also performed in the movie musical Grease, and had their own television show from 1977 to 1981.
This week Jocko has been attending events, screenings, and reunions based on the 40th Anniversary of the Woodstock Festival. Jocko has agreed to share with David Kamatoy's audience some stories both past and present from the original Woodstock and the attention that he is getting wrapped around the 40th Anniversary. "We did 40 minutes and were paid $300,” Marcellino once recalled about the original Woodstock, “and the check bounced!"
"I want to catch up with Jocko. His story is unique in that they were a 50's tribute band that ended up with a very successful television show. Ultimately creating a strong brand with staying power." David Kamatoy comments.
To this day Sha Na Na performs over 100 shows a year, and they released a 40th Anniversary Collectors Edition CD on July 19th, 2009. Visit www.ShaNaNa.com for more information.
The David Kamatoy Radio Show can usually be seen at 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at www.DavidKamatoy.com or on UStream.tv at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/david-kamatoy-radio-show. Replays of this show and others can be found on UStream.tv, DavidKamatoy.com and youtube.com. For more information please contact David Kamatoy at 619-573-9456.