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by debbie lead
Tue Nov 04, 2008 2:28 pm
Forum: Remembering Marriott's GREAT AMERICA
Topic: the first moment of GA
Replies: 16
Views: 21420

first impression of GA

The first time I remember Great America it was called, Marriott's Great America! It opened my sophomore year (1976). I was thinking of applying for a job that summer, but there were over 5000 people applying!!?! So, I waited for the next year! --But, what I remember when I first saw the park from th...
by debbie lead
Tue Feb 12, 2008 2:18 pm
Forum: Remembering Marriott's GREAT AMERICA
Topic: Sounds of Great America
Replies: 25
Views: 21981

sounds or music of the park

I remember the SILENCE in the morning before anything gets started, and being serenaded by the "Carosel ??" sound at the end of the night. Matter of fact, when I visited the park a few years ago, I was there at closing, and they STILL played the same exact song!!?! And I could still remember every w...
by debbie lead
Tue Feb 12, 2008 1:58 pm
Forum: Santa Clara
Topic: 1977-1980
Replies: 12
Views: 18384

mga alumni-1977-80

I worked the 2nd season the park opened. I was a Junior in high school. The first year I worked at Yukon Do It-fast food, then just a summer season 1978 in the popcorn kiosk just outside of the Grand Music Hall. My last two seasons I was lead theatre attendent for the GMH. I remember, "Broadway" , a...
by debbie lead
Thu Feb 07, 2008 2:45 pm
Forum: Shows
Topic: Rock n' Roll Show-County Fair
Replies: 0
Views: 5248

Rock n' Roll Show-County Fair

Does anyone remember the Rock n' Roll show they had during the summer of 1979? I can only remember one member of that group, Jon Douglas (lead singer). He was also in Music America in the Grand Music Hall. If you have any pics from that show, can you please post them.! :)