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    The Melodears : Millie, Annette and Maddy 

    The Melodears (Belmore, New York)


    Personnel :

    Annette Chimento

    Madeline "Maddy" Stone

    Millicent "Millie" Fitzgerald


    Discography :

    1958 - Charock  / Summer Romance  (Gone 5033)
    1958 - It's Love Because / They Don't Say (Gone 5040)


    Biography :

    In 1958, Ed Portnoy and Stan Feldman, Ivy records, just overhead in love with their newest group, The Melodears. The Trio consists of Millicent "Millie" Fitzgerald, Annette Chimento  and Madeline "Maddy" Stone , Seniors at Wellington C. Mephan High school in Belmore. Though busy with school work and extra curricular activities, they still find time to practise every day and stay on the top of their class scholastically.

    The Melodears   The Melodears

    Their first on Gone, "Chamrock" was written and a & r’d by writer of "Wheel Of Fortune" and many other hits, George Weiss and produced by Portnoy and Feldman. Ivy Records was set up in Sept 57 by Stan Feldman & Ed Portnoy. It was based out of 1697 Broadway, New York. The label's 1st release was "it's Only You Dear" by the Deltairs. The pair didn't have too much success distributing their product so signed lease deals for it to come out on APT, Gone & Felsted . A second single was released by Gone in 1958 with "It's Love Because" b/w "They Don't Say".


    Songs :

         Charock                                 Summer Romance

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