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Monday, 24 October 2016

October 28 Rock Legend Son Hits Kawartha Lakes in Tribute Concert!

Kawartha Lakes Families Could DNA Testing Prove Famous Parentage for You Too?

October 28th Academy Theatre Lindsay welcomes Rock tribute show Class of '59  with a unique performer - Motown look-a-like Bobby Brooks Wilson whose DNA testing proved he truly is the son of the singer Jackie Wilson!
The story behind this tribute artist's discovery reads like an incredible cross between Oliver Twist and Cinderella,This use of DNA testing to prove parentage has really made differences in our society today.One of the most interesting uses if DNA was explored in the History Channel Show - Ancestors in the Attic.Did you ever see an episode?Have you ever wondered about your ancestory?
Would you take a DNA test to discover your roots?
Numerous First Nations people upon meeting me have asserted that I am First Nations, and while there are rumours about my grandmother's parentage, and a person can choose to claim M├ętis status on their own beliefs, I would prefer to know for certain what my ancestory holds.
How about you?Have you taken a DNA test?
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Anyway, enough blathering about DNA testing, you probably want to know about the show.

Here are the details from the Academy Theatre Facebook page.

October 28th at 7:30pm SON OF A ROCK’N’ROLL ICON JOINS LEGENDS TOUR IN CANADA!

Bobby Brooks Wilson has been added to the Class of ’59 2016 touring cast. Wilson, for those that haven't had the privilege, is the quintessential Motown entertainer who has a way of becoming the undisputed hit of any musical production he is part of. And, with Lance Lipinsky and Jeff Giles on the same show… that is really saying something. Wilson’s story is even better…

Bobby Brooks Wilson Truth Stranger Than Fiction!

Bobby Brooks Wilson, known as Bobby Brooks back in the 1990's, broke into show business portraying Jackie Wilson in the original Waikiki production of “Legends in Concert.” He was discovered by a Legends in Concert talent scout who suggested he perform a tribute to Jackie Wilson because of his uncanny likeness to the 1950’s recording star.
Audiences found him an unusually close natural look-alike, especially for a tribute artist, and he went on to international success portraying the legendary 1950's entertaine
 Overcoming early foster care and personal tragedies that read like a work of fiction, Bobby Brooks never knew his father… much less that he was a famous father. Through various acts of fate, he finally met some of Jackie Wilson’s family members. After comparing family time-lines, it was discovered that Brooks could be the son of the late, great R&B recording artist Jackie Wilson. With the aid of one of Wilson's family members, it was officially confirmed through a DNA test that Jackie Wilson was indeed his biological father.
The Wilson’s have since accepted Bobby as family and a new duet video featuring Bobby superimposed singing with his father is now being planned for the future.
Buddy Holly and The Killer… will be playing guitar and piano, respectively, in the all-star Legends Band including “Big Bopper” on string bass plus guest performers…
Young Elvis, Bill Haley, the Everly Brothers and introducing Bobby Brooks Wilson as Jackie Wilson and Sam Cook. 
Don’t miss Class of ’59… it’s a fabulous “oldies” rock’n’roll show… when the music was raw, pure and simple and played the way it’s supposed to be played… on tour in Canada during the fall of 2016.
 More Information & Video Available at http://www.classof59.info/our friends!
What are your experiences with DNA testing?
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