• The Quentins aka The Dee-Vines (1)
    Chuck Smith (seated) - top : Gary Stem, Richard Elter and Don Nicita

    The Dee-Vines (1)  (Westchester County, N.Y)
    aka The Quentins

    Personnel :

    Don Nicita (Lead)

    Chuck Smith

    Richard Elter

    Gary Stem

    Discography :

    The Quentins
    1959 - You'll Never Know / Mi Amore (Andie 5014)

    The Dee-Vines (1)
    1960 - I Believe / Worlds Greatest Lover (Lano 2001/relic 514))

    Biography :

    in 1959, Laurie Records has launched a new subsidiary label, Andie Records. It will release the same kind of records that Laurie has issued in the pop and jazz fields. But the new label will be serviced by other distributors, according to a.&r. chief Gene Schwartz. First recordings are by the Chippendales, whose disking is "What a Night," and the other is by the Quentins.

    The Quentins aka The Dee-Vines (1)    The Quentins aka The Dee-Vines (1)

    The Quentins come from Westchester County, N.Y. and consisted of Don Nicita (Lead), Richard Elter, Chuck Smith and Gary Stem . The group recorded in 1959 the single "You'll Never Know" b/w "Mi Amore". In October,1960 they recorded "I Believe" and "Worlds Greatest Lover" released by the Rocco Catalano's Lano label from Port Chester,N.Y., as The Dee-Vines . The Dee-Vines perform Lonesome Road on Ted Mack's Original Amateur Hour on May 23, 1960.

    Videos :

    Lonesome Road


    Songs :
     (Update By Hans-Joachim)

    The Dee-Vines (1)

         I Believe                                   World's Greatest Lover

    The Quentins

        Mi Amore                                      You'll Never Know



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