• Kenny Loran & The Laurels (4)

    Kenny Loran & The Laurels (4)

    Kenny Loran 

    Kenny Loran & The Laurels (4) (Lawndale, CA)  

     

    Personnel :

    Kenneth Albert Loranger "Kenny Loran" (Lead)

    LaVerne Loranger

    Jim Logue

    Danny Hinzo

    John Wells (Bass)


     

    Discography :

    1958 - Lonely Boy / Change Of Love (Challenge 59010)


    Biography :

    Kenny Loranger "Kenny Loran" started out singing with friend Danny Hinzo in 1957. They called themselves "The Jamaica Jerks".  They eventually became a five man group with the addition of John Wells, LaVerne Loranger (Kenny’s Brother) and Jim Logue, all from Leuzinger High School, in Lawndale, CA.  

    Kenny Loran & The Laurels (4)     Kenny Loran & The Laurels (4)    Kenny Loran & The Laurels (4)    Kenny Loran & The Laurels (4)
              Jim Logue                         Danny Hinzo                           John Wells                     LaVerne Loranger

    A neighbor by the name of Bill Peppers heard them sing, and approached them to do a record. Bill changed the group's name to 'Kenny Loran & The Laurels'.  Challenge Records cut their recording. "Lonely Boy" and a B-side titled  "Change of Love".  Both were written by Kenny.  

    Kenny Loran & The Laurels (4)     Kenny Loran & The Laurels (4)

    The group was hired as back up singers for Gene Vincent  & The Blue Caps. The manager for Kenny Loran & The Laurels died of a heart attack. The group disbanded in 1959. Mr Peppers rented the Red Wagon , and started a program on KFWB called 'Hawthorne Night of Stars' with headliners Fats Domino, Sam Cooke, and The Crickets.

    Songs :
    (updated by Hans-Joachim) 
     

      
    Change Of Love                                    Lonely Boy     
     

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  • Comments

    1
    indianabop
    Thursday 14th April 2016 at 17:21

    kenny make also a rockabilly recording ,like you're chickened out  on capitol without the laurels

    you can easily listen to this song onthe various .artists. lp "original capitol rockabillies.

    2
    Brett
    Tuesday 1st October 2019 at 19:00

    My pops!

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