• The Four Ekkos
    The Four Ekkos in Honolulu, Cassotta, Grock, Scarlata & Mazzeo

    The Four Ekkos (Rochester, NY)


    Personnel :

    Carl Scarlata

    Pat Cassotta

    Leo Grock

    Joe Mazzeo


    Discography :

    Jerry Engler & The Four Ekkos
    1957 - Sputnik (Satellite Girl) / Unfaithful One (Brunswick 55037)

    Bernie Campbell & The Four Ekkos
    1957 - Baby, You Belong To Me / Will I Ever Find My Baby? (Fine 26571-2)

    The Four Ekkos
    1958 - Toodaloo Kangaroo / My Love I Give (RIP 12558)
    1959 - Hand In Hand / Think Twice (Label 2022)


    Biography :

    Vocal group from Rochester, composed by Carl Scarlata, Pat Cassotta, Leo Grock and Joe Mazzeo. The Four Ekkos first hit a recording studio when they backed Rochester Rockabilly vocalist Jerry Engler on his 1957 Space Age-themed “Sputnik (Satellite Girl)”, receiving a label credit along the way – ‘Jerry Engler & The Four Ekkos’.

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    Jerry Engler                                                                         

    This was cut at Rochester’s Fine Recordings and picked up and issued by Brunswick Records. On the same label (Fine) one month later, the group backed young Bernie Campbell (age 14) on  "Baby, You Belong To Me" b/w "Will I Ever Find My Baby?".

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    In 1958 , the group were under contract with Rip records arrived in Hollywood for a month’s stay. The group under the personal management of Dick Pucio, 23 year old head of Rip, will make several appearances plugging it’s recording of ”Toodaloo Kangaroo”. In 1959 the Four Ekkos cut "Hand in Hand" b/w "Think Twice" released on Buffalo’s Label Records.

    Songs :
    (updated by Hans-Joachim)   

    Jerry Engler & The Four Ekkos

    Sputnik (Satellite Girl)                       Unfaithful One

    Bernie Campbell & The Four Ekkos

    Baby, You Belong To Me                       Will I Ever Find My Baby? 


    The Four Ekkos

    Toodaloo Kangaroo                                 My Love I Give     

    Hand In Hand                                          Think Twice   

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