• Bryan Brent & The Cut Outs
    from Left : Mike Rooney, Don Kitchen, Bryan Clapp (Brent), Bruce Campbell and Mike Anderson

    Bryan Brent & The Cut Outs (Detroit, Mi)


    Personnel :

    Bryan Clapp "Brent" (Lead)

    Mike Rooney

    Don Kitchen

    Bruce Campbell

    Mike Anderson


    Discography :

    1959 - Vacation Time / For Eternity (Penny 2201)


    Biography :

    Bryan Brent and The Cutouts came together at Redford High School. The group were composed by Bryan Clapp (Brent), Mike Rooney, Don Kitchen,Bruce Campbell and Mike Anderson. After forming the group, they began performing at sock hops, skating rinks and DJ dance events. They were introduced to Berry Gordy, Jr in the Spring of 1959 and agreed to cut a record of his song 'Vacation Time' and one of their songs, "For Eternity" on the Penny Label, part of Tamla Records. The record was released in late Spring and quickly the "For Eternity" side became very popular. The Number #1 hit in Detroit during the Summer of 1959 gave them appearances on Mickey Shorr's Detroit Bandstand and Soupy Sales Late Night Show. They performed the song at many DJ venues, Martha Jean "The Queen", Tommy Clay, and Jack Scott's Dance Ranch to name a few!.


    Songs :

    For Eternity                                  Vacation Time


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