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Video Memories of The Buckinghams in San Berardino, California

Two YouTube videos of The Buckinghams, in concert with the Grass Roots and the Turtles. Find them also on Facebook at their official page, "The Buckinghams". Carl Giammarese (Lead Vocals/Guitar), Nick Fortuna (Bass/Vocals) Keyboards/Vocals: Bruce Soboroff Guitar/Vocals: Dave Zane Drums/Vocals: Rocky Penn Carl Giammarese singing "The Worst That Could Happen", released by the Brooklyn Bridge, dedicated to the memory of the late, great Johnny Maestro, and The Buckinghams' hit, "Susan," which went all the way to the #2 spot on the Canadian Billboard Magazine charts back in 1968. Thanks to Lora Evans of Toronto for the video. Filmed at the beautiful California Theatre in San Bernardino, Feb. 19, 2011. and Nick Fortuna singing "Expressway to Your Heart", released by the Soul Survivors. Thanks to YouTube user, Vinylfreak4 for the video. Filmed at one of The Buckinghams' favorite venues at the Star Plaza, Jan. 29, 2011, in concert with the Gras

Happy Together 2011 Tour Poster

Here's the new poster for the 2011 Happy Together Tour that begins July 8th in Westbury, NY. and another Concert poster from

San Bernardino Concert -- Fun Memories of the California Theatre

The Buckinghams performed with The Turtles and The Grass Roots on Saturday, February 19, 2011, at the California Theatre in San Bernardino. Photo memories of the concert by Lora Keyes (used with permission). Marquee outside the California Theatre. Carl Giammarese and Mark Dawson of the Grass Roots, backstage at The California. Artists traditionally autograph the back wall behind the stage. Showtime. L to R: Carl Giammarese and Dave Zane. Shadows spotlight Bruce Soboroff on the keyboards and Rocky Penn on the drums. Twin Fender Stratocasters, Dave Zane and Carl Giammarese. Dave Zane and Carl Giammarese. Carl Giammarese. Dave Zane. L to R: Rocky Penn, Bruce Soboroff, Nick Fortuna, Dave Zane, and Carl Giammarese. Dave Zane and Carl Giammarese. Bruce Soboroff and Dave Zane. View from the Front Row: Bruce Soboroff, Dave Zane, Rocky Penn, Carl Giammarese, and Nick Fortuna. Bruce Soboroff and Carl Giammarese.

San Bernardino: Turtles and Buckinghams are Happy Together

01:02 PM PST on Thursday, February 17, 2011 By LYNN LIEU Special to The Press-Enterprise The Turtles, The Grass Roots and The Buckinghams are bringing back the '60s and '70s on Saturday in a greatest hits concert at the California Theatre of the Performing Arts. "We've all been friends for many years, there's no doubt about it," said Mark Volman of The Turtles. "This is going to be a show that centers itself around the greatest hits of each group. I think audiences like that because there won't be a lot of filler music. When you narrow it down and each group gets to play their best songs, people really enjoy that." Rodrigo Pena / Special to The Press-Enterprise Mark Volman, left, a.k.a. "Flo" and Howard Kaylan, right, a.k.a. "Eddie" from The Turtles, perform during the Happy Together Tour at the Soboba Casino in San Jacinto on Sunday. Carl Giammarese, of The Buckinghams, agreed. "It's always great to do a show with