• The Teen Tones (1)  aka The Meloaires
    The Teen Tones (1) (Columbus, GA.)
    aka The Meloaires

    Personnel :

    Gerald Powers (Lead)

    Larry Kent

    Gordon Barksdale

    Bob Burnett

    Discography :

    The Teen Tones (1)
    1958 - Faded Love / Gypsy Boogie (Nu-Clear 1/Wynne 107))

    The Meloaires
    1958 - Indebted To You / You Know Baby (Nasco 6019)
    Unreleased :
    1958 - I'm So Glad (Nasco/Excello)
    1958 - Don't Ever Get Married (Nasco/Excello)

    Biography :

    The Teen Tones were a Vocal group included Gerald Powers, Larry Kent, Gordon Barksdale and Bob Burnett. All were students at Baker High School in Columbus, Ga.  In early 1958, The teen Tones signing a recording contract with Sam Persons owner of Nu-Clear Records in Columbus.

    The Teen Tones (1)  aka The Meloaires    The Teen Tones (1)  aka The Meloaires

    They cut "Faded Love" b/w "Gypsy Boogie". The Teen-Tones' record will be the first edited by the company in February 1958.  A few months later in the same year, they change their name to the Meloaires and recorded four songs for Ernie Young (founder of Nashboro, Nasco and Excello labels).

    The Teen Tones (1)  aka The Meloaires    The Teen Tones (1)  aka The Meloaires

    "Till The End Of The Dance" b/w "My Pretty Baby" appeared on Nashboro's, subsidiary label Nasco in September 1958. The Nasco label had success with the Crescendos in 1958 with a song called "Oh, Julie," which made the pop music Top 10. The company was a part of Excello rec Music who produced a great many doowop groups of the 50's.

    Songs :

    The Teen Tones (1)

    Faded Love                                     Gypsy Boogie

    The Meloaires

    Indebted To You                        You Know Baby

       I'm So Glad                                  Don't Ever Get Married 


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