GIANT Gene Arnold, The Sound of Philly.
Gene Arnold (b. July 11, 194X), nicknamed "Giant Gene" by his fans at record hops and dances, is a radio and television personality from Philadelphia. Arnold began his musical career in the 1950s, appearing on American Bandstand as a singing teenager in 1956, where Dick Clark gave him the stage name 'Rick Roman' when he was asked for a suggestion.
Arnold married Terry Hunter, herself a singer and entertainer, on June 24, 1962. They were part of "The Sounds Of Philly" scene for years.
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