The Majestics (5)  (Trenton, New Jersey)

    Personnel :

    Larry Steele

    Bob Cooper

    Jimmy Hannah

    Bobby Marks

    Bobby Hartnagle

    George Faulkner

    Discography :

    1959 - Searching For A New Love / Angel Of Love (Jordan 123/Pixie 6901/Nu-Tone123)

    Biography :

    The Majestics from Trenton started with a repertoire that included "Church Bells May Ring" by the Willows, "Come Go With Me" by The Dell Vikings, "Little Darlin" by the Diamonds, "Sunday Kind Of Love" and "Life Is But A Dream" by the Harptones and "False Love" by the Superiors. They started to get Gigs included the Chatter Box and the Casino Ballroom in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. The Majestics played with the Plurals from Bergen and appeared with Danny & The Juniors as well as Lee Andrex & The Hearts & the Turbans, Lenny Coco & The Chimes & Jimmy Gallagher & the Passions.

                                                                                                                    The Majestics                                                                

    The Group appeared several times in a popular record hops at a skating Rink in Lambertville, New Jersey. The Owner of The Skating Rink was friends with the Owner of Jordan Records. The Majestics had prepared a demo tape of the songs Larry Steele Written, and they used the demo for auditions at clubs and other venues. the Owner of Jordan Records liked the demo's songs and the group signing a recording Contract.

    The Belmonts                                                                                                         

    They recorded "Searching For A New Love" bw "Angel Of Love" in New York City. They appeared at record hops in Pennsylvania  as well as New Jersey. The record did generate record sales. During 1960, Larry Steele  was approached by the Manager of the Belmonts and asked if he wanted to sell the copyright to "Searching For A New Love". Despite his refusal to sell, they decided to record the song anyway. It appears on Sabrina 501.

    Songs :

    Searching For A New Love                              Angel Of Love          


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