• (L to R) : Don McCarthy, Chris Kendall, Larry Dolgin & Jim Britt

    The Cables (San Francisco)


    Personnel :

    Don McCarthy (Lead Tenor)

    Larry Dolgin (Second Tenor)

    Jim Britt (Baritone)

    Chris Kendall (Bass)


    Discography :

    1961  - Choo Choo / Moonlight And Roses (Bring Mem'ries Of You) (RCA 47-7839)

    Biography :

    Vocal & instrumental group from San Francisco, the Cables were formed by leader of the group, Don McCarthy (tenor), bass is Chris Kendall, while Jim Britt and Larry Dolgin are Baritone & second Tenor. The Cables recorded two sides for RCA Victor in Los Angeles. Their "Moonlight And Roses" made the charts in the Southwest . The reverse was a satire on rock and roll mumbling and gets a big play on teen-age dance shows (guitar solo on Choo-Choo by Howard Roberts).

    The Cables  

    The Cables appeared at Fack's No. 2 in San francisco in 1959, subsequent bookings at the best rooms in the Northwest included Seattle's Magic In, the early Bird of Spokane, Vancouver's Frontier Room and the Glengarry Club in Edmonton. A Seven Week booking in the big show room at the New Frontier in Las Vegas, was followed by an outstanding succes at the Chi-Chi in Palm Spings.

    Songs :

    Choo Choo



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