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PHOTOS from decades of DANCES

              

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(photos are not in chronological order)


We begin April 3, 1970

Ron Chase cues up the first record at the first AmaChron dance. It's at the Jubilee Roller Rink.

Jubilee Roller Rink on SW 51st April 3-4, 1970

Manager Danny Pitt


Tiffany Gaut receives her First Dance Certificate

 

 

Gaston and Joyce Williams 65th Wedding Anniversary, Amarillo Country Club, June 24, 2016.

The music was from the late 40's and early 50's.


 

Rodney and Princess Leia at the KHIVA Halloween dance (2016)

The wedding of Bill and LaNita Golden atop The Chase Tower (February 14, 2015)

 


 

 



Mike Shain director of the M. S. Doss Youth Center in Seminole, TX (1979-2012) at his last dance / September 22, 2012. He attended 318 dances.

But he has returned to become Director of the center again as of February 2015!


"I am Light Man for Unit 1 tonight." 

Jim Elliott posted a #SELFIE from Band Camp Dance number 334 July 10, 2015


 

A couple of the Band Camp staff at the IN door

Ronnie Keith earned his 100 Dances Certificate July 10, 2015 (his first dance was in 1976)


 

2013 Potentate of the Amarillo Khiva Temple, Rodney Weaver, and wife, Kelli, dance

at the inaugural ball January 26.

 

The Schaffer wedding July 27, 2013


WTAMU Camp Staff at AmaChron's 300th Band Camp Dance Tuesday July 17, 2012

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The first AmaChron Band Camp Dance was the "Grand Ball" July 21, 1977. AmaChron has done every Band Camp Dance since 1983.

 

The wedding of Lisa and Travis Lee June 18, 2011 in Odessa, TX

The wedding of Shaun and Jenna in the Palo Duro Canyon ampithetaer 9/10/11


 

Carrie Morgan dances in the bubbles on her 17th birthday

 


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Charla Driver with AmaChron Day '75 logo cake

(Chuck Martin made the cake)

 

Nancy Wills created a one of a kind Z-93 tank top.

 

 

Dave Wilson with an APD officer

Jeri Dyson practicing for her "Audio Engineer License"

 

Low Mirror Ball in Tahoka (1980)

 

Dumas Junior High dance (March 1978)

AmaChron has done more than 200 dances in Dumas

 


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WT Band Camp Staff and AmaChron Crew at the 4,100th dance (July 1993)

 

 

dancer in pink at Lake Tanglewood (1977)

Teresa Douglas at a Eunice, NM costume dance

Kevin Anthony and Tracie Bartlett

 

Jody Baker at a Borger Youth Center dance (1980)

Lisa Jones at Qark's Bar with a Klingon during a STAR TREK themed dance (2001)

 

a prom (1983)

Gene Ellis, right, gets his 100th Dance Certificate (May 1991).

DiscoAnnette

 

 

 

Maria Brunson, Dave Wilson, Tracie Bartlett

The Z-93 Duck and girls at Western Plaza Mall dance (1984).

 

Tim Butler, Joe Garrett, and other Z-93 staff

and baby makes 3

 

PJ with DP in Abilene. She was a Z-93 DJ.

Jonathan Washam at a WTSU street dance.

Kara Guthrie dances at New Year's Eve 1978 in the First National Bank underground.

Ron Chase with a flyer in 1977

KPUR radio DJ,  Jay Evans, does a dance in Claude (August 9, 1975).

Girl on the Z sign at a Shamrock dance (1978)

Gina Monzingo In Perryton

Darren Fleming shooting some of these photos

 


 

 "The Limbo" at WT Band Camp in 1999

"The Limbo" at WT Band Camp in 2012


 

 

 

Kathy, Blair, and Mrs. Reyna acknowledge the 6,000th dance in the Thompson Park Events Building.

 


 

Nancy Wills

"...even the cops danced with us..." Liberal, KS (1979)

Renee Rutherford & Rick Ortega in 1977

dancers in the fog 1976

 

 

 

Rhonda Miller with a cup of fog at the Amarillo Hilton (1977)

 DicsoDolphin (August 22, 1975)

 

 

Tim Joe's Dolphin Swim Club

Jan Gilvin's "Sweet 16 Swim Party" was called DiscoDolphin

DiscoDolphin

                                          Linda Verigan

Chuck Martin and Michelle Free

Jolynn

Steve Russell is taller than Michelle Free

DicsoDolphin

DicsoDolphin


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Jené Jeandron with STAR WARS light sabers

Lynn Tillotson and Andy Lange fight a duel at the STAR WARS dance (1978)

Sherri E writing her name in light at a swim/dance

Frank Johnson

 

Mike Shain, of the M. S. Doss Youth Center in Seminole TX, receives his 100th dance certificate (1988)

a worn out trunk with backstage passes (retired in 1983)

dancing the "Y M C A" at WT Band Camp (1993)

Peggy and Janet sponsoring the 100th Borger Youth Center dance (1982)

Ricky Ortega and a dancing girl somewhere

 

Ron Chase Z-93 "Welcome to Summer" dance at the Amarillo Civic Center (June 4, 1977)

piggyback in The Palisades (1976)

 

Chaperons at the 4600th dance

Super Star Tahoka, TX

Star Knox with Billy Phillips and Rodney Weaver

 

 

Stephanie Lewellyn was at the very first Randall High dance (September 16, 1988)

 

 

Steve Perry at the lightboard

Michelle Free, Jeri Dyson, and Charla Driver at the Ellwood Park Dance-A-Thon (1975)

Eunice, NM Youth Center Dance    Sonya Cooper on the right

Looking through 45s at the Holiday On Ice Show Premier Party (1975) Amarillo Civic Center

 

Jim, Mike, Kathy, and Kevin at a DOMINOES PIZZA dance (1990).

Blair and Rodney Downtown in 1997 to announce the Fair Parade

WT Band Campers in 1995

The Request Table

KQIZ was AM radio / Z-93 was FM radio. That's Yolanda holding the stickers.

Kay Stanberry in the DISCO era (1977)

The 4400    Fanchun Little is wearing the yellow lei

 Borger pool dance party (1985)

200th Borger Youth Center Dance (1985)

Rodney Weaver in 1982

1995 edition

 

Rodney blows fire (1978)  +DON'T TRY THIS AT HOME+

Billy Phillips "PYRO-MAN" blows fire (1978)   +DON'T TRY THIS AT HOME+

Borger Youth Center 4th of July Dance (1977)

Lynn Tillotson sings along

 

Elaine, Andy, and Jennifer - 100th dance in Dimmitt

Jennifer Sumner with the One Millionth dancer, Heather Turner, in Seminole (1992)

a picture in front of the pictures

 

 

Andy and "Princess Leah" at Andrews Cruise Night (1988)

Micki Fields

Toga Party at Clarendon College

 

David Johnson earned his 500th dance certificate (1987)

Nancy Wills as a bunny

Sally Dean and staff in Eunice, NM for # 4300

a Caprock High homecoming dance

Howard College in Big Spring

Halloween at New Mexico State University in Carlsbad

Big Spring High School Luau Dance

Western Texas College in Snyder

The 205 girls never explained what 205 is.

Renée Rutherford

Sherene West

Sherene and Renée

 

The 2500th dance was at Caprock High School in Amarillo

 


 

Nancy Barrett at the ZTA Formal /Amarillo HILTON Ballroom (April 15, 1977)


 

Pretty tribute to 007

Z-93's Rick Walker (1981)

Eunice, NM dancers (Hey isn't that Keith Logan?)

 


 

Borger Youth Center (1980)

 

Jim Long and Kevin Hegwood

Andy Lange dancing in Tulia (1977)

Kathy Mackie at the turntables

Kevin Anthony

LaCrettia

Band Campers (2001)

 

Odessa High School group

 

 

"Real Rock Renda" formerly of KPUR

 

Doing the "Y M C A" at the Community Center in Pampa (1979)

"Y M C A" is the most played song in dance history.

 

Suzy from The Palisades

Charla Driver with Delwin Hinkle

Delwin Hinkle

Sharla Perry and the guys

 

Tami loves pizza at the Pizza Day Dance

 

Dalhart KISS Rockers

 

Big Spring High School costume dance (1986)

 

David Johnson cues a record in the 45 RPM era.

DJ B, Konii, Jim, and Angel at a WTSU Street Dance.

 

Andy Upton "Andrews Cruise Night" (1985)

Youth Center Director Maria Brunson with Roger Fahnert during a Borger Youth Center dance.

 

Suzy McLaughlin

Z-93's 1st birthday (November 1977)

 

The first dance booked via cell phone was Pampa #154: January 20, 1989 <> The call was made December 20, 1988

Rodney Weaver's 500th dance: Tascosa H. S. Halloween (October 31, 2009)

with daughter Kara

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most other photos by Ronn Wood and a few by various crew members

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