Coye - Sweet I Know / Hop Scotch
The record has some good music, but the songs and ad concept are more generic in style than the record. Two of the songs sound to me like they were recorded by an actual rock band, not studio musicians. Each music track seems to have been recorded separately from the vocals, as each commercial is followed by 20 seconds or so of music tracks without the vocals, unfortunately at a lower level. Here excerpts from each side below. Side 1 excerpts Side 2 excerpts. There could be some local artist connections as on the record.
If you have any information or even an educated guess please comment or contact me. Also please contact if you have a good scan of the sleeve. As you can see, my copy did not arrive in very good condition. It was shipped media mail in a bubble mailer with a few torn pieces of cardboard.
The band included Russell Javors on guitar and Ken Rosenberg. The Aggregation may have been based in Hicksville, Long Island. There are at least two releases from Ohio that feature a Dynamic Sound label. My broken copy of the Aggregation was shipped from Ohio so I wonder if there could be some connection?
In more recent years he is listed as Team Leader at Musicians Friend. Released on Highland in NovemberDebbie was a young teen when she recorded this single. An article from the Long Beach Independent on September 19, gives her age as 13, and that she had been making demos since she was six. She had skated Coye - Sweet I Know / Hop Scotch Ice Follies and Holiday on Ice with her parents and brother Robbie since she was two.
Another news feature on Debbie from the Santa Cruz Sentinel from February 29, mentioned her current base in Napa County, and her previous skating in Chicago. A rare picture sleeve with photos by Fred Endo is viewable on 45cat. Milt Rogers produced, with distribution by by Malynn Enterprises, Inc. Publishing by Tiltal Music — J. Williams BMI. Both were members of the Unwritten Law, a group from Burlingame whose lineup included at times:.
How the Unwritten Law single came to be on Strata is a mystery to me. Rob Farrelly helpfully clipped both of the articles on Debbie from online news sources, which helped me find them. The Wilshire Express is an interesting release that deserves a quick look.
In any case the backing is identical, even the guitar solo and harmony vocals. The Collage are a mystery to me. Their second single on Subtown may be the best on the label. The Coye - Sweet I Know / Hop Scotch turns in an exciting Lili - Elmer Bernstein - Gone With The Wind, with some frenetic drumming.
The enthusiasm of garage collectors for the single led to its inclusion in Teen Beat Mayhem with a good rating. Some consider it more of a novelty, but the beat is solid, the repetitive bass line catchy, and the rhythm guitar has a James Brown-like quality. Lead singer Dave Walker, who shares the emcee spot, plays rhythm guitar and usually spices each show with a rousing banjo number….
Funnyman Tom Karnes, who consistently breaks up crows with his zany characterizations, doubles on bass, piano, and sings baritone harmony. I suppose the group cut demos on some of these songs, I have to wonder if any recordings still exist. Rod McKuen wrote the lyrics. Released on Spring Records with distribution by Atlantic. Jack Hayes Productions was based in San Francisco. Notices in all the trades date this single to May of The group continued at least into the summer of The first from December 24, repeated much of the info in the promotional bio.
The second notice comes from July 8, The other members seem to have disappeared from the entertainment industry. Later ¿No Es Una Pena?
- Various - Rock & Pop: Años Maravillosos-Grandes Exitos En Ingles I became their lead guitarist. The band card shown was made after Bob had left the band. Another band that we were friends with not on the list was called Lazy Smoke. John Pollano was their leader.
While playing a fraternity house for Lowell technological institute, we met a fraternity member who, along with his friend, had a recording studio in Framingham Massachusetts. We accepted a one year recording contract that was offered to us at no cost to us. The band made three 45 rpm recordings at Continental Coye - Sweet I Know / Hop Scotch Inc.
While recording our music during that year, we were connected with Gene Kilham. Gene presented his music to us, and we agreed to record for him. When we appeared at the Bowery, the band had added a horn section, Ralph Bennett — sax, Rick Hammett trumpet and Jerry Bergonzi — tenor sax. We also added a front man, Johnny C John Colimere. We played eight 4 or 5-hour shows a week for about 6 weeks during the summer of I believe Gene Coye - Sweet I Know / Hop Scotch the Croydon label.
Was Leo another name for your brother? It is just a coincidence that he has the same last name. Chriskil Music Publ. Wilson and Gene Kilham, that received notice in Billboard in September Al Long agency booking list — any info on the bands listed here would be appreciated:.
This single on Top-Notch is an excellent release by two different soul groups. Joann Longenberger wrote both songs, published by Knorr Music Pub. Top-Notch had at least two other singles. The pressing code on the Cove is ZTSPwhich shows these were sent together to be mastered and pressed in one batch. There was a Coye Boatner living in the Bronx in the early s, but also indications Coye and Mary Boatner lived in Louisiana at some point.
This fascinating, yet short-lived, South African group recorded Dritte Wahl / Zona 84 - Dritte Wahl / Zona 84 hopelessly rare 45 for the US Scepter label inwhich was produced by Billy Forrest and distributed in South Africa by Troubadour Records.
After working with The A-Cads during late midincluding a short spell in the UK, Goode returned to South Africa in September that year and reunited with Sharpe in a new formation. The single is extremely rare and Come After Breakfast (Bring Long Your Lunch & Leave Fore Supper Time) - Various - Jim Aylwards Be am very grateful to South African music writer and collector Tertius Louw for sharing scans of both sides of the record.
Huge thanks to Albert Rossi and Tertius Louw for background info. The band came from South Bend, Indiana. I could use quality scans of the Rimfires 45 labels. Neither song writer name Various - Fiat Lux Racing Team 99 on other Subtown releases. The Pain Or Pleasure - Art Bleek - Art Supplies as a trio.
Personal Management: Joseph H. Friedman The movie credits in the biography seem to be an exaggeration or outright invention. The building appears to still be standing today, from the street view image below. We had an agent by the name of Al Long. He handled about 25 bands from the New England area. The musicians collectively had an impressive history. John Elliott in New Order. The site for '60s garage bands since
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