•  Paste Up Picture (Crier, Spencer, McRae & Johnson)

    The Cognacs  (Bronx, N.Y.)
    aka The Twisters (1) aka Little Guy & the Giants (1)


    Personnel :

    Arthur Crier (Bass)

    Harold Johnson (Tenor)

    Buddy McRae (Second Tenor)

    Bobby Spencer (Baritone)


    Discography :

    The Cognacs
    1960 - Charlena / Heaven Only Knows (Roulette 4340)

    The Twisters (1)
    1960 -  Turn The Page / Dancing Little Clown (Capitol 4451)

    Little Guy & the Giants (1)
    1960 - So Young / It's You (Lawn 103)


    Biography :

    In 1960, Arthur Crier and Harold Johnson formerly of the Mellows added Buddy McRae (of the Chords) and Bobby Spencer (of the Crickets) and surfaced under the Cognacs. With Carl Spencer instead of Bobby, they are the Twisters on Capitol. Arthur Crier, Harold Johnson, Carl Spencer, and Al Cleveland are  Little Guy & the Giants (1).  Shortly after, Arthur Crier and Harold Johnson formed another group with J. R. Bailey (1st tenor) and  Al Cleveland (baritone) called the Halos.

    Songs :

    Heaven Only Knows                                   Charlena           


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