Tag: James Marvell

Reminiscing: Musician recalls days with Freddy Fender

By JACOB LOPEZ Special to the PRESS editor@sbnewspaper.com February 26, 2015 James Marvéll, an entertainer out of Tampa, Fla. who frequents the Valley with his wife Faye, remembers the late musician and hometown hero Freddy Fender fondly. “He was my hero,” Marvéll said of the San Benito-born singer. Back then, according to Marvéll, there weren’t many Spanish …

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Hippie Dinner Dance set at RV Resort

South Padre Parade The Palmdale RV Resort in San Benito will be hosting a Hippie Dinner Dance on Saturday, March 9. Scheduled from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., the event will feature music by James Marvell and his wife Faye. Marvell was featured on the 1969 Mercy hit, “Love Can Make You Happy.” Those attending …

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Winterfest scheduled at Schlitterbahn Wednesday

Special to the Parade The Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark invites the public to its all day music festival, Winterfest, on Wednesday, January 30, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Schlitterbahn Waterpark. Winterfest will count with over half a dozen live music acts. James Marvell will perform Beatles classics and the 60s hit he recorded …

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