Monday, February 04, 2013

Record #0256: Time Was / Dream Girl – THE FLAMINGOS

End 1092 (original) USA, Apr. 1961
Words & Music by:  Side A – Miguel Prado; Side B – J. Beluin, M. Phillips
Musicians: Paul Wilson (baritone, co-lead), Zeke Carey (2nd tenor, co-lead on side B, bass), Terry Johnson (tenor, co-lead on side A, lead guitar), Jake Carey (bass vocals), Nate Nelson (first tenor and drums), Tommy Hunt (tenor and piano) others unknown, if any
Recording sessions: New York (?), NY, early 1961?
Highest chart positions:  US #45

Here’s another bird group in 50’s / early 60’s doo-wop.

This was the most successful line-up of The Flamingos and this was the last single by the line-up. Hunt, Johnson and Nelson left the group in May/June 1961.

List price:  Very Good+ is $10, Near Mint is $20

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