(yes, they were once known as the Swingin' Embers
on Ace records!)
The Embers' story was published in
Carolina Class magazine, Vol 2
No 13, July 1988. That issue also includes a story about Shad
and Brenda Alberty, two of the most productive Shag instructors
of the 70s, 80s and 90s, with thousands of students who went on
to win every major dance contests and become ambassadors of Shag
all over the U.S.
was published by WRDX-FM radio (Beach 106.5); the first, full-time
Beach Music station.....pumping 100,000 watts of the Rhythms of
the Beach for eight years before it changed hands in 1995.
There were 36 issues of
some rarer than others (especially Vol. 2 No. 22 which never hit