• The Cardigans (1) (Chattanooga, TN)
    (Updated by Hans-Joachim)


    Personnel :

    Mike Alday  (Lead)

    Jack Bookout

    Ted Schreiner, Jr

    Curtis Harmon


    Discography :

    1957 - Your Graduation Means Goodbye / Bo Weevil On The Mountain (Mercury 71251)
    1958 - Wacky Wacky / It's Better That You Love (Mercury 71349)
    1959 - Each Other / Poor Boy (Mercury 71367)
    1959 - Make Up Your Mind / Half Breed (Spann 431)


    Biography :

     The Cardigans from City High School in Chattanooga, TN. Mike Alday was the lead singer along with Jack Bookout, Ted Shriner and Curtis Harmon.The Group cut four singles between 1958 and 1959, the first three for Mercury records . Curtis Harmon left the group in 1958 to return to college and was replaced with Bob Brandon.


     "Your Graduation Means Goodbye " received some airplay in several parts of the country around this time in 1958, but not enough to reach the top 100 nationally. The songs written in part by lead vocalist Mike Alday.


    Songs :

    Your Graduation Means Goodbye    Bo Weevil On The Mountain

    Wacky Wacky                  It's Better That You Love

    Poor Boy / Each Other                  Make Up Your Mind / Half Breed



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