• The Bachelors (6) aka The Stylemasters  

    The Bachelors (6) (Omaha's Central high school, Nebraska)
    aka The Stylemasters



    Rich Hansen

    Dick Mueller

    Bill Snyder

    Bob Larsen



    The Stylemasters
    1957 - I Want A Sweetheart / Cutie Of The Kitten Crowd (Foremost 111)
    1958 - The Chapel / Did You Ever See A Dream Walking (Capitol 3936)
    1958 - Hawaiian Sea Breeze / Those Nights (Capitol 3987)
    1958 - You're A Sweetheart / Carolina In The Morning (Capitol 4076)

    The Bachelors (6)
    1960 - The Bachelors' Club / Do The Madison (Epic 9369)


    Biography :

    Vocal group from Omaha's Central high school, Nebraska composed by Rich Hansen, Dick Mueller, Bill Snyder, and Bob Larsen. The lads started singing as a quartet in Omaha's Central high school in 1952. The Stylemasters made 'their debut at Centritl's '55 Road Show. Following an engagement on Arthur Godfrey's television program in 1957, they are rapidly becoming popular as entertainers in night spots, Clubs all over the country and beyond.

    The Bachelors (6) aka The Stylemasters    The Bachelors (6) aka The Stylemasters

    The Stylemasters have sung in Sun Valley, Las Vegas and on teleVIsion shows in Los 'Angeles. The foursome played a two-week stand  at Eddy's nightclub in Kansas City and the Quartet signed a record contract with Foremost Records in Kansas City where they recorded their first single, "I Want A Sweetheart" b/w "Cutie Of The Kitten Crowd."

    The Bachelors (6) aka The Stylemasters

    The next year, the Quartet signed  with Capitol Records in Hollywood. In 1958, They recorded three singles for Capitol: "The Chapel" b/w "Did You Ever See A Dream Walking", "Hawaiian Sea Breeze" b/w "Those Nights" and "You're A Sweetheart" b/w "Carolina In The Morning".

    The Bachelors (6) aka The Stylemasters

    In 1960 in New York, Epic Records has signed The Stylemasters as the result of a recent nationwide talent search, by Charles Sagle, co-director of popular A&R. Mr. Sagle heard The Stylemasters in Omaha, where the four young men are featured vocalists with the United States Army Band. With eleven more months to go before completing their enlistment, Sagle goes to Washington to get permission from the Army to sign the quartet.

    The Bachelors (6) aka The Stylemasters    The Bachelors (6) aka The Stylemasters
     Epic renames them The Bachelors and the group recorded one single for Epic Records, "The Bachelors' Club" b/w "Do The Madison". Because they changed their name to The Bachelors, strangly enough, shortly thereafter everyone started with 'the marriage thing'.


    Songs :

    (updated by Hans-Joachim) 

     The Bachelors (6)

    Do The Madison / The Bachelors' Club


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