LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Legendary hitmaker Tommy Roe, whose hits include “Dizzy,” “Sheila,” “Sweat Pea,” and more, is joining forces with other legendary names in music and entertainment to participate in the “ALL TOGETHER NOW” telethon event taking place today, Saturday, April 25, 2020, starting at 2:00 pm PDT. Others scheduled to participate include Smokey Robinson, Carole King, Jeff Bridges, Tim Allen, Mary Wilson, Rick Springfield, Sheila E, Bad Company’s Paul Rodgers, Lisa Loeb, Winger, Mike Love of The Beach Boys, Melissa Manchester, and many more. A complete list of talent located at www.alltogethernowla.org
Rock Cellar Productions, in association with the Get Together Foundation, present an online concert event helping the City of Los Angeles during the coronavirus pandemic. The concert is designed as a significant relief effort to help Angelenos cope with the severe restrictions imposed on everyone during this dangerous and uncertain time of the novel coronavirus crisis.
Keeping with the strict “stay at home” regulations of health authorities and the guidance of local, state, and federal officials, this virtual one-in-a-lifetime streaming event will give fans their music fix in the comfort of their own homes. Viewers can donate to the LA City Coronavirus Relief Fund here mayorsfundla.org/covid19 through a direct donation button or a text message appeal – text the word TOGETHER to 24365. 100% of the money raised will go directly to this relief fund to help Los Angeles support families and small businesses, relieve healthcare workers, provide critical medical resources, provide services to the unhoused, and fund research for COVID-19.
ABOUT TOMMY ROE:
Tommy Roe is a multi-faceted, international artist who wrote, co-wrote, and recorded six Top 10 hits between 1962 and 1969 more than any single artist/songwriter during that period of the sixties. With a total of 11 records reaching the Billboard Top 40 and 23 Billboard Top 100 chart records, Tommy is considered one of the early pioneers of the American Pop music culture. Now in 2019, Roe, known as The Father of Bubblegum Pop has celebrated over 57+ years in the music business, is once again celebrating with the inclusion of his hit song “Dizzy” on the USA Today Absolute Best Songs In History list. “Dizzy,” has been covered 22 times and spent 15 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
One of the most influential and foundational figures in popular music, Roe has had four Gold Records: “Sheila,” “Dizzy,” “Sweet Pea” and “Jam Up and Jelly Tight.” He has also had 4 Billboard top 100 Albums. He is a member of the Rockabilly Hall of Fame, The Iowa Rock and Roll Association Hall of Fame, as well as the Georgia Music Hall of Fame.