• The Capers

    The Capers (Bronx, New York)


    Personnel :

    Elise Capers

    Marie Capers

    Arnold Capers

    Leroy Capers


    Discography :

    The Capers
    1958 - Miss You My Dear / Early One Morning (Vee Jay 297)
    1959 - High School Diploma / Candy Store Blues (Vee Jay 315)

    Mickey Tillman bb The Capers
    1958 - Dear Mom And Dad / I Have Chosen You (Vee Jay 296)

    The Caper Brothers
    1965 - There Goes My Heart Again / I Ain't Gonna Write You (Roulette 4597)
    1965 - Give Me Soul / Ain't Got The Nerve (Roulette 4637)


    Biography :

    The Capers were a New York family of Teen-Agers who were uncovered by Frank Sands of Circle Artists. Ranging in age from 9 to 14, they are composed by Elise Capers, Marie Capers, Arnold and Leroy Capers all siblings.️️️️ In 1958, The young group recorded "Miss You My Dear" and "Early One Morning", both written by their older brother Johnny Capers Jr. The single will be released at the end of the year on the Vee-Jay label. Vee-Jay would release another single the following year with "High School Diploma" b/w "Candy Store Blues". Several years later, in 1965, Arnold and Johnny Capers Jr with another brother Alfie will have two records on the Roulette label as The Caper Brothers.


    Songs :

    The Capers

    Miss You My Dear                               Early One Morning

    High School Diploma                      Candy Store Blues

    Mickey Tillman bb The Capers

    Dear Mom And Dad                               I Have Chosen You 

    The Caper Brothers

    There Goes My Heart Again                    I Ain't Gonna Write You

    Ain't Got The Nerve


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