• Reed Harper & The Three Notes (1) aka The Notes (2) aka Reed Harper Trio

    Reed Harper & The Notes (2) (Brooklyn, NY)
    aka The Three Notes (1) aka Reed Harper Trio





    Personnel :

    Reed Harper (Lead)

    Paul Cardile

    Joe Dopico

    Bobby Fiola





    Discography :

    Reed Harper & The Three Notes (1)
    1958 - Oh Elvis / O Sole Mio-Rock N Rol (Pyramid 4012)

    Reed Harper & The Notes (2)
    1958 - Shaky Little Baby / Walking Together (RCA 7426)
    1958 - Sweetheart Of The Prom / I Miss You So (Vik 328/Smart 1001)
    1960 - Three Charms / It's worth Remembering (Luck 105)

    Reed Harper Trio
    1960 - Mother Please / I've Got You Out Of My System (Terry 108)
    1962 - Cleopa-Ter-A / Meadowland (Ford 118)

    Unreleased :
    N/A - The Seniorita With The Golden Fan
    N/A - I'm Flyin'
    N/A - Shuffin' Along
    N/A - Wasting My Time









    Biography :

    Vocal group from Brooklyn fronted by Pop and doo-wop singer Reed Harper.  The members of the group were Paul Cardile, Joe Dopico and Bobby Fiola. In 1957, They recorded an obscure and much sought after Elvis tribute record entitled "Oh, Elvis on the Pyramid label under the name Reed Harper and the Three Notes.

    Reed Harper & The Three Notes (1) aka The Notes (2) aka Reed Harper Trio  Reed Harper & The Three Notes (1) aka The Notes (2) aka Reed Harper Trio


    On September 10 of 1955, RCA Victor announces that label "X" will be renamed Vik Records. In April of 1956 RCA reports that Vik will move into the R & B field. They have signed two performers who originated much of the R & B style, Bill Kenney former lead singer of The Inkspots, and Louis Jordan, and in May the label signs The Treniers. The label went on to sign a number of great R & B artists, such as Brook Benton, Mickey and Sylvia, Champion Jack Dupree, The Heartbreakers, The Sh-Booms (aka, The Chords) and Reed Harper.

    Reed Harper & The Three Notes (1) aka The Notes (2) aka Reed Harper Trio    Reed Harper & The Three Notes (1) aka The Notes (2) aka Reed Harper Trio

    Paul Cardile, Reed Harper, & Joe Dopico. Not pictured: Bobby Fiola.

    In 1958 with RCA Victor, the group recorded "Shaky Little Baby" b/w "Walking Together" under the name Reed Harper & The Notes and the same year, they Cut "Sweetheart Of The Prom" b/w "I Miss You So" on the Vik label. On the following disc, there is the great "Three Charms" recorded on Luck records in New York . "Three Charms" and " It's worth Remembering"  written by Vinny Catalino. They will record two new singles in the early 60s under the name of "Reed Harper Trio".



    Songs:
    (updated by Hans-Joachim) 

     

    Reed Harper & The Three Notes (1)

          
              O Sole Mio-Rock N Rol                       Oh Elvis

     

     

     Reed Harper & The Notes (2)

         
    Three Charms                Sweetheart Of The Prom                   Shaky Little Baby

      
     I Miss You So                  It's Worth Remembering

     

     

     

     

     

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