The Casals (Bronx, NY)
1961 - 8 O'Clock Scene / Teacher Crush (Seville 105)
1960 - Tears In My Heart
Jimmy Castor began his recording career as a doo wop singer in New York. He was recording at the same time as Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers during the mid-50's. Jimmy wrote and recorded 'I Promise to Remember' b/w 'I Know The Meaning Of Love' for the Wing imprint with Jimmy Castor and the Juniors in 1956. Jimmy later replaced Frankie Lymon in the Teenagers.
Anthony Salveggi, the lead singer of the Four Cheers on End became good friends with Richard Barrett. By the early 1960’s, Richard Barrett had left George Goldner but was still managing the Chantels, Imperials and several other acts as well as singing himself. One of the acts Barrett was managing was the Casals, a rock & roll vocal duet consisting of Jimmy Castor and Tony Salveggi (CAStor and SALveggi). Barrett got himself signed to the Seville label (owned by Murray Sporn and Danny Kessler) and took the Casals along with him. The casals recorded “Eight O’ Clock Scene” and “Teacher Crush” for Seville.
8 O'Clock Scene Teacher Crush
Tears In My Heart