The Coney Island "Truobadour"

Often known as the Troubadour and the bard of Coney Island, Songster, Amos Wengler has, for the last couple of decades, provided the soundtrack for this world-famous fabled piece of land known as Coney Island. World famous himself, Amos can be seen every year at Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest on the big stage strumming his guitar and crooning out his love for Coney Island. He’s also a presence at almost all of Coney Island’s events, especially those that are meant to save his beloved land. He’s also been a long-time Coney Island Polar Bear and even has a song for that. He’s a can’t-miss at the Mermaid Parade every year, which he has a catchy diddy for that too. more information on songs, Coney Island and other video's check out Myspace or Youtube under Amos Wengler.

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Monday, March 22, 2010


The Mermaid Parade- 1989

World famous Amos Wengler sings his smash hit - The Mermaid Parade on the boardwalk at Coney Island way back in 1989. This is the "Theme Song" for the annual Coney Island Mermaid Parade. This is from the documentary film Mermaids on Parade by Terry Murphy.

July 4th "Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest"

Amos Wengler the "Truobadore" of Coney Island is a yearly guest of Nathans to perform at their famous "Hot Dog Eating Contest". His famous song "Hot Dogs" is a sing along crowd pleaser.