• Harry & The Keyavas 

    Harry & The Keyavas (Rahway, New Jersey)


    Personnel :

    Harry Starr (Lead)

    Jerry Timmons

    Kevin Garrity


    Discography :

    Harry & The Keyavas
    1963 - If This Is Goodbye / Tears (IPG 1011)

    Harry Starr
    1966 - Step Into My World / Another Time, Another Place (End 1129)


    Biography :

    C&M Records from Elizabeth,N.J. were a label owned by Castino Queen and Mary Linkowitch (also owners of Wanger Records). The C&M label was just beginning but was about to sign a young black group from Elizabeth called the Nobletones . C&M Records was a small outfit so they worked out of a storefront and these kids happened to be from the neighbourhood and they went in and he recorded them first.   

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    Among the Nobletones was Jerry Timmons, who a few years later would again register for C&M as a member of the Keyavas. They recorded two great doo-wop : "If This Is Goodbye" b/w "Tears" as Harry & The Keyavas. Lead singer Harry Starr`s real name was Harrison William Pennington and he was married to Eller Weas Little, aka Elouise Pennington from the Spellbinders. In 1966 Harry Starr recorded "Step Into My World" b/w "Another Time, Another Place" for the End label.


    Songs :

    Harry & The Keyavas

      If This Is Goodbye                                        Tears      

    Harry Starr

    Another Time, Another Place                         Step Into My World 




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