Are any of the Four Preps still alive?
Courtesy photos The Four Preps in 1958. Clockwise from left, Marv Ingram, Bruce Belland, Glen Larson and Ed Cobb. The Four Preps are the only 50-year-old group performing today with the same lead singer since its inception, said Belland, co-founder of the group that began at Hollywood High School in the 1950s.
Who wrote 26 miles across the sea?
Glen A. Larson
26 Miles (Santa Catalina)/Composers
Who was the lead singer of the Four Preps?
The current incarnation of the Four Preps features co-founder and original lead singer Bruce Belland, Bob Duncan (formerly with the Diamonds and the Crew Cuts), Michael Redman (of the Crew Cuts), and Jim Armstrong.
Who lives on Catalina Island?
How many people live on Catalina Island? About 4,000 people live in Avalon year round. Another 200 or so live at Two Harbors and a few dozen live in other areas of the island, including Middle Ranch and Empire Landing.
Who sang the song Santa Catalina?
The Four Preps
26 Miles (Santa Catalina)/Artists
Are there any homeless on Catalina Island?
In January, city staff and the Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count counted an Avalon homeless population of 23 individuals, according to the staff report prepared by Administrative Analyst Devin Thompson and City Manager Denise Radde. That number include 12 individuals living aboard vessels in Avalon Harbor.
When was 26miles released?
26 Miles (Santa Catalina)/Released
Where did the song Santa Catalina Island come from?
ONE of the sunniest songs about Southern California began in frosty Chicago where a 10-year-old Cubs fan named Bruce Belland watched the movie reels about his team’s spring practices on distant Santa Catalina Island.
What was the sunniest song about Southern California?
ONE of the sunniest songs about Southern California began in frosty Chicago where a 10-year-old Cubs fan named Bruce Belland watched the movie reels about his team’s spring… Read More
Where did the Four Preps go to high school?
A year later Belland’s family moved west, and he ended up at Hollywood High. At age 15, he tumbled from his bike and broke an ankle, which led to a long, boring recuperation with his foot propped up. He got a gift to help pass the time: A ukulele.