• The Honeytones (1) 

    The Honeytones (1) (Jersey City, N.J.)


    Personnel :

    Shirley Kee

    Jacqueline Givens

    Gloria Givens

    Grace Givens


    Discography :

    1955 - Somewhere, Sometime, Someday / Too Bad (Mercury 70557)
    1955 - False Alarm / Honeybun Cha Cha (Wing 90013)


    Biography :

    The Honeytones are a female quartet, in 1955 they closed a successful engagement at Harlem's Baby Grand.

    The group includes Shirley Kee, 20, and the Givens sisters — Jacqueline, 18, Gloria, 19, and Grace, 21,  all of whom attend high school in Jersey City,  N. J., and do their homework backstage between acts.

    They have been in show business since winning a I Mack Amateur Hour show in 1951. The Honeytones cut two singles for Mercury and Wing. Wing Records was a record label subsidiary of Mercury, founded in 1955. 

     The Honeytones  perform at the Apollo Theater with such greats as Hal Jackson, the Solitaires and the Cadillacs .


    Songs :
     (Update By Hans-Joachim)

    False Alarm                                Honeybun Cha Cha

    Somewhere, Sometime, Someday / Too Bad 




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