Apr 6, 2010

Two Thoughts on Tuesday...Time To Remember

My first thought this Tuesday is how cool it is to look back to 1987 when I was still living in Hawaii and a 17-year old young man named Glenn Medeiros won a local radio talent contest.  Glenn sang the George Benson hit "Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You" and it set the pace for Glenn to become the next national teen idol.

Glenn Medeiros posing for my camera.

During a promotional tour for his first album, he made a stop at local shopping center in Hawaii.  My middle sister (Ophelia) and I stood in line to get his autograph on a record single (see pic at the very top of this post).  We got back in line later to take pictures and ask him to sign another autograph for us to bring home to our elementary school-aged sister (Veronica) who also adored him but didn't get to come along with us (because our Mom wouldn't let us take her).

Glenn signing his autograph for my little sister. 

My second thought wanders to what Glenn Medeiros might be doing these days.  You know how a lot of teen idols make a hit or two and then just end up leaving show business.  Well, it looks like Glenn Medeiros may not be recording anymore, but as of 2008, he has been hosting and entertaining at luaus at a Waikiki hotel.  He was also teaching at a local school during the day.  Well, at least he hasn't totally disappeared from the music scene!

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