Big Joe Jersey Talent Finals

Beautiful night on the beach for the Big Joe Jersey Talent Show finals tonight.  The two perennial celebrity judges were in place Robert John and Franke Previte.


Robert John best known for his cover of The Tokens’ The Lion Sleeps Tonight, which climbed to #3 on the Billboard Chart in 1972.

And what about New Jersey’s own Franke Previte?


1987 was his musical Annus Mirabilis with an Academy Award for Best Achievement in Music: Best Song for 1987 for Dirty Dancing’s “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life”, as well as a Golden Globe and a Grammy nomination.

Congratulations to this year’s winner Ava Rose Dresendorfer, a semi-finalist for the past six years who finally took home the whole enchilada tonight!

About Leonard J. Press, O.D., FAAO, FCOVD

Developmental Optometry is my passion as well as occupation. Blogging allows me to share thoughts in a unique visual style.
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