• Ferris & The Wheels (2)

    Ferris & The Wheels (2)  

    Ferris & The Wheels (2) (New York)


    Personnel :

    Tony DeFarlo "Ferris" (Lead)

    Sal Leggio

    Rubin Lopez

    Frankie "Love" Montanaro


    Discography : 

    Ferris & The Wheels (2)
    Singles :
    1961 - Chop Chop Hole In The Wall / I Want To Dance (Every Night) (Bambi 801)
    1962 - Moments Like This / He Was A Fortune Teller (United Art. 458)
    Unreleased :
    1962 - Following You (United Art.)
    1962 - L-O-V-E (United Art.)
    1962 - Teardrops
    1962 - My Downtown Girl

    Tony Farrar
    1963 - Blast From The Past / Following You (Trans-Atlas 45-14001)

    Frankie Love
    1962 - Save Her Love For Me / First Star (La Rosa 101)
    1963 - Stranger At The Dance / Moon Of Love (La Rosa 101)
    1966 - First Star / You've Been Wrong (Loma 2033)

    Biography :

    Ferris & The Wheels were a New-York doo-Wop group in the early '60's lead by Tony DeFarlo.  The group consisted with  Tony DeFarlo , Sal leggio, Rubin Lopez and Frankie "Love" Montanaro. Eddie Reilly sing backing vocals at the time the group was first formed.

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    The Group cut two singles "Chop, Chop" b/w "I Want To Dance (Every Night)" on the Bambi label and "Moments Like This" b/w "He Was A Fortune Teller" on United Artists in 1962. In 1963, Trans Atlas released "Blast From The Past" b/w "Following You", two songs composed and sung by Tony DeFarlo under the name of "Tony Farrar".

    Ferris & The Wheels (2)

    Frankie Montanaro aka Frankie Love sang with the Gleams who recorded "You Broke My Heart" b/w "I Dont Know Why You Sent For Me" on Kip records. In 1962, under the name of Frankie Love, he cut "Moon of Love" b/w "Stranger at the Dance" and "First Star" b/w "Save Her Love For Me".


    Songs :

    (updated by Hans-Joachim) 

    Ferris & The Wheels (2)

    He Was A Fortune Teller                    Moments Like This

    Chop Chop Hole In The Wall                   I Want To Dance

         Teardrops                                       My Downtown Girl

    Tony Farrar

    Group Blast From The Past

    The Gleams

    You Broke My Heart            I Don't Know Why You Sent For Me

    Frankie Love

    Moon of Love                   Stranger at the Dance                    First Star

    Save Her Love For Me


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