• Bobby Gee & The Celestials
    Ed Gandolfi, Vinnie De Mauro, Gerry Tetty and Robert Gandolfi "Bobby Gee"

    Bobby Gee & The Celestials (Bergen County, New Jersey)


Personnel :

    Robert Gandolfi "Bobby Gee" (Lead)

    Ed Gandolfi

    Vinnie De Mauro

    Gerry Tetty


    Discography :

    1959 - Blue Jean / Julie Is Mine (Stacy 922)
    1960 - Sealed With A Kiss / Little Miss Fantasy ( XYZ 611)

    Biography :

    Robert Gandolfi of Bogota and his brother Ed, 17, Vinnie De Mauro, 18, of Ridgefield Park, and 18-year-old Gerry Tetty of Fair Lawn used to get together in 1957/58  when  Robert (Bobby) played the guitar. They used to do it just for kicks, but when people began asking them to appear at social events and benefits, they decided to get serious about singing." Bobby Gee & the Celestials landed a contract with Stacy Records of Chicago owned by Jim gaylord. The Bergen County boys cut "Blue Jean" /" Julie Is Mine" for Stacy. Bobby was on the campus of Fairleigh Dickinson University. He was a major business leader there. As for Ed, Vinnie and Gerry, they all had vacancies.

    Bobby Gee & The Celestials    Bobby Gee & The Celestials
    Vinnie De Mauro, Ed Gandolfi, Robert Gandolfi and Gerry Tetty                                                                                    

     "Blue Jean", a swinging rock 'n' roll number written by Bob Crewe and Frank Slay, is backed by a soft ballad, "Julie is Mine". the single played on five metropolitan radio stations, eight in Boston, and has been spinning in Chicago and Atlanta. The boys were under contract to Stacy Records since June and it was their first attempt at recording. Crewe and Slay then moved to get Bobby Gee & The group fortunes moving forward with their own XYZ label. They cut "Sealed With A Kiss" / "Little Miss Fantasy" both written by Robert Gandolfi for the label.

    Songs :

    Julie Is Mine                                        Blue Jean 

    Sealed With A Kiss                        Little Miss Fantasy



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