• The High Seas (Denver,Colorado)

    Personnel :

    Chuck Price (Lead)

    Jerome Drewett (Tenor/Falsetto)

    Henry Gallego (Baritone/Tenor)

    Adrian Torres (Bass)

    Jack Davis (Piano)



    Discography :

    The High Seas
    1960 - We Go Together / Sunday Kind Of Love (DMG 4000)

    The Satellites feat. Sam Severin bb The High Seas
    1960 - Each Night / Dark Town Strutter's Ball (Not them) (DMG 4001)

    Biography :

    The High Seas were an interracial vocal group formed as Little Al and the Uniques in Denver, Colorado with Jerome Drewett, Al Perkins, Anthony Lopez, Adrian Torres and Billy Torres  (2 blacks and 3 Hispanics). Finally after multiple changes  and a new name, the were the High Seas with Chuck Price (Lead), Jerome Drewett (Tenor/Falsetto), Henry Gallego (Baritone/Tenor), Adrian Torres (Bass) and Jack Davis (Piano), (3 blacks and 2 Hispanics; Chuck, Jerome and Jack were black, and Adrian and Henry were Hispanic))

    The High Seas
    Al & The Uniques

    They moved to Hollywood, California and in April 1960 at Radio Recorders on Santa Monica recorded 4 songs : We Go Together (a cover of the Moonglows tune), Sunday Kind of Love (cover of the Harptones), The Angels Sang (an old “popish sounding” song), and an acetate of another song.  They recorded with Sam Severin and the Satellites, a rockabilly group as instrumental band. and Jimmy Bowen (a big name in music at the time) was the A&R man for the whole session.

    The High Seas 

    Al & The Uniques : Jerome Drewett, Anthony Lopez, Adrian Torres, Billy Torres and bottom  Al Perkins

    They also backed up Sam Severin & The Satellites, on their song Each Night. for D-M-G Records in 1960. The High Seas recording have a locally big acceptacion and play in the radio circuit, the group singing in El Monte Legion Stadium and  They did perform on TV, Dance Party and  opened for Jan and Dean. When the record dead they back to Denver and soon disbanded.


    Songs :
    (updated by Hans-Joachim) 

    The High Seas

    We Go Together                               Sunday Kind Of Love

    The Satellites feat Sam Severin

    Each Night




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