• L to R)Spratley, Robertson, Jefferson, Cooper & Harper

    The Continental Five (Petersburg, Virginia)


    Personnel :

    Joe Jefferson (Lead)

    William Spratley

    Clyde Robertson

    Joseph Cooper

    Joseph Harper


    Discography :

    1959 - Moe & Joe / Perdelia (Nu Kat 10132)
    1959 - My Lonely Friend / King Of Rocking Roll (Nu Kat 104)


    Biography :

    Group from Petersburg, Va. consisted of lead singer Joe Jefferson, William Spratley, Clyde Robertson, Joseph Cooper and Joseph Harper.  The group cut two singles for Richmond's legendary Nu Kat label Owned by Benjamin F. Allen. Benjamin F Allen wrote all the songs under the name Jonie Jon. Most of the groups he used were from Petersburg and Richmond.


    Songs :

    Perdelia                                  My Lonely Friend

     King Of Rocking Roll                      Moe & Joe


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