• The Linc-Tones  (Brooklyn, New-York)
    aka The Tokens (2)
    ref : Darrell & The Oxfords

     

     


    Personnel :


    Neil Sedaka

    Hank Medress

    Cynthia Zolotin

    Eddie Rabkin




    Discography :

    The Tokens (2)
     

    Singles :
    1956 - While I Dream / I Love My Baby (Melba 104)
     

    Unreleased :
    1956 - Don't Go (Melba)

     

     

    Biography :

    In 1956, Lincoln High School (Brooklyn) students Henry "Hank" Medress and Four Freshmen - inspired Neil Sedaka formed the Linc-Tones with Eddie Rabkin and Cynthia Zolotin. With Neil on lead and armed with two Sedaka and Howie Greenfield songs, "While I Dream" and "I Love My Baby," the group earned themselves a single on Morty Craft's Melba label.

       

    Before the release, they chose the name the Tokens, not from the famous subway coin, but from the phrase "token of affection. When while i dream failed, Rablkin went off to college.

    Sedaka went out on his own and Medress formed a new foursome called Darrell and the Oxfords with schoolmates Jay Siegel, Warren Schwartz and Fred Kalstein in 1958.


     

    Songs :

        
    While I Dream                       Don't Go

     

     

     

    ...


    1 comment


    Follow this section's article RSS flux
    Follow this section's comments RSS flux