Saturday, June 22, 2013

Record #0388: Little Star / Getting Dizzy – THE ELEGANTS

Apt 25005 (original) USA, May 1958
Words & Music bySide A – Arthur Venosa, Vito Picone; Side B – James Moschella, Carman Romano, Picone, Venosa, Frank Tardogno
Musicians: Vito Picone (lead vocals), Carman Romano (baritone), James Moschella (bass vocals), Arthur Venosa (first tenor), Frank Tardogno (second tenor), others unknown
Recording sessions: New York, NY, Apr. 1958
Highest chart positions:  US #1, US R&B #1, UK #25

The title song, based on a nursery rhyme, brought The Elegants their only hit and made them a one-hit-wonder.

List price:  Very Good+ is $25, Near Mint is $50. A black label with a rainbow is $40 for a NM.

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