• The Ambers (2)
    (L to R) June Cromarty, Wilda Cromarty, Loraine Durante and Joseph Durante

    The Ambers (2) (Hackensack, New Jersey)

    Personnel :

    Joseph "Joey" Durante (Lead & Guitar)

    Loraine Durante

    June Cromarty

    Wilda Cromarty

    Discography :

    The Ambers (2)
    1960 - All Of My Darling / So Glad (Todd 1042)

    Joey & The Ambers (2)
    1960 - The Treasure In My Heart / Sweet Sweet Memory (Bigtop 3052)

    Biography :

    Vocal group from Hackensack composed by June Cromarty, Wilda Cromarty, Loraine Durante and Joseph Durante. The two Cromarty sisters are Hackensack High School students while Joseph and Lorraine Durante are husband and Wife. In early 1960, The Ambers recorded "All Of My Darling" b/w "So Glad" released in April on the Todd Label. Todd Records got its start in New York City in 1958. Paul Cohen was owner and president of the company and also the main producer.

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    The same year, they recorded "The Treasure In My Heart" b/w "Sweet Sweet Memory" released by Bigtop record in September as Joey & the Ambers. BigTop was a New York label owned by Julian and Jean Aberbach as a subsidiary of Hill and Range Music. It was run by their nephew, Johnny Bienstock (President) with Fred Beinstock named as Executive.


    Songs :
    (updated by Hans-Joachim) 

    The Ambers (2)

    All Of My Darling                                       So Glad         

    Joey & The Ambers (2)

    The Treasure In My Heart


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