• The Dynamics (8) (New York)
    aka The Sweet Sick Teens aka The Dellwoods




    Personnel :

    Victor Buccellato (Lead)

    Mike Ellis (First Tenor)

    Andy Ventura (Second Tenor)

    Amadeo Tese (Baritone)

    Saul Zeskand (Bass)





    Discography :

    The Sweet Sick Teens
    1961 - The Pretzel (Lead Mike Russo) / Agnes, The Teenage Russian Spy (RCA 7940)

    The Dynamics (8)
    1963 - Chapel On A Hill / Conquistador (Liberty 55628)

    The Dellwoods
    1963 - Don't Put Onions On Your Hamburger / Her Moustache (Big Top 3137)


    Lps:

    1962 - Mad "Twist" Rock'n Roll (Big Top LP 1305)
    (She Got A) Nose Job / Please Betty Jane (Shave Your Legs) / Agnes (The Teenage Russian Spy) / Let's Do The Pretzel (And End Up Like One) /  (Even If I Live To Be 22) I'll Always Remember Being You

     

    1963 - Fink Along With Mad (Big Top LP 1306)
    I'll Never Make Fun Of Her Moustache Again / Don't Put Onions On Your Hamburger / When The Braces On Our Teeth Lock / The Neighborhood Draft Board







    Biography :

    Mad, the American humour magazine, was founded by editor Harvey Kurtzman and publisher William Gaines in 1952. Widely imitated and hugely influential, although a lot of the 'humour' is probably lost on us Brits, it has satirised all aspects of life, from pop culture and politics to entertainment and public figures


    Saul Zeskand, Mike Ellis, Andy Ventura, Victor Buccellato & Amadeo Tese

    The 1962 album MAD Twists Rock 'n Roll, a 12 track lampoon of then-current rock and roll styles and stars. The material on the album was written and produced independently of MAD, as a parody album, by Norm Blagman and Sam Bobrick, two men who had already scored a couple of hits between them with Elvis Presley's The Girl of My Best Friend and Ral Donner's top 10 US hit To Love Someone.

      
                                                                                     Mike Russo

    Failing to attract much interest in their rock and roll parody it wasn't until MAD became involved that the duo get managed to this released - on Big Top records in 1962. Sure they were on to a winning formula, they followed this up with the similar Fink Along With MAD a year later.

    Incidentally, the Dellwoods - who recorded the majority of the tracks on both albums both under their original name and as the Sweet Sick Teens - were a real group, consisting of Saul Zeskand, Mike Ellis, Andy Ventura, Victor Buccellato and Amadeo Tese. Unfortunately, before the release of Fink Along... group member Mike Ellis overdosed on drugs. The group went on to change their name to The Dynamics, releasing the 45 Chapel On A Hill/Conquistador for Liberty Records.
    http://worldsworstrecords.blogspot.fr/2010/02/its-mad-mad-world.html



    Songs :

    The Sweet Sick Teens


    Agnes, The Teenage Russian Spy         The Pretzel (Mike Russo)


    The Dellwoods


    Don't Put Onions On Your Hamburger       Please Betty Jane (Shave Your Legs)       (She Got A) Nose Job


    I'll Always Remember Being You     I'll Never Make Fun Of ...            When The Braces On Our Teeth Lock


    The Neighborhood Draft Board

    The Dynamics (8)


    Chapel On A Hill / Conquistador

     

     

     


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