Friday, March 08, 2013

Record #0288: Step By Step / Gee (But I’d Give the World) – THE CRESTS

Coed 525 (original) USA, Feb. 1960
Words & Music by:  Side A – Ollie Jones, Billy Dawn Smith; Side B – Billy Dawn Smith, Bert Keyes
Musicians: Johnny Mastrangelo (lead vocals), J.T. Carter (vocals), Talmoudge Gough (vocals), Harold Torres (vocals), others unknown.
Recording sessions: New York, NY, Jan. 18, 1960
Highest chart positions:  US #14

This is a fine piece of doo-wop from the very beginning of the 60’s. 

I posted The Crests' biggest hit single here a while ago.

Johnny Maestro left the group in 1961. After that the group didn’t get any singles into US Top 40 anymore.

List price:  Very Good+ is $12.50, Near Mint is $25

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