• The Caribbeans (Bronx, New-York)



    Personnel:

    Tony H. San Antonio (Lead)

    Joe Amador

    Valentine Lopez

    Tito Ortiz




    Discography :

    The Caribbeans
    1958 - Keep Her By My Side / I knew (20th Fox 112)
    1963 - Wonderland / Baby (Brooks 1A)

    Georgie Torrance & The Caribbeans
    1958 - Too soon / Sweet little thing (Called love) (Galliant 1003)


    Biography :

    The Caribbeans grew up on Claremont Parkway in the North Bronx. The group consisted of their lead vocalist Tony with Joe, Tito and Valentine. They spent their time harmonizing in hallways and street corners.
    In 1958, they backed George Torrence (Georgie Torrance) on "Too soon" and "Sweet little thing" for Galliant Records.


    George Torrence & The Caribbeans

    It wasn't until 1958 when they released their first record, "I Knew", which had a Latin beat and "Keep her by my side" which had a Doo wop sound. The Groups' manager Dorian Burton released the record with 20th Century Fox.

      

    Another record, "Wonderland / Baby"  was released in 1963 by Brooks record. The Caribbeans performed in numerous small clubs and church dances which were popular during the 50s.



    Songs :

    The Caribbeans


    Wonderland / Keep Her By My Side / I Knew / Baby (With photos)


         
    Keep Her By My Side                 I knew                             Wonderland


    Georgie Torrance & The Caribbeans

       
    Too soon                               Sweet little thing


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