• The Ballads (1) (Branford, Connecticut)


    Personnel :

    Dick Arnold (Lead)

    Frank Airone

    Jack Davis

    Bob McGowan


    1956 - Before you fall in love/ Broke (Franwill 5028)
    1960 - Somehow / Knee Bop (Ron-Chris 1003)

    Biography :

    The original group all went to BranfordHigh School in Branford, CT. They picked up a few more singers along the way and had guest singers from other local New Haven groups that came to perform with the Ballads at High School dances and record hops.


    Their lead singer, Dick Arnold later did two stints with The Five Satins, he sang lead on "Do You Remember" and on "No One Know".
    Arnold also recoded some sides as a solo artist.


    Songs :

    Somehow                                      Before you fall in love

    Knee Bop                                      Broke






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