• The Nuggets (1)
    Frank Sinatra & The Nuggets

    The Nuggets (1) (Hollywood, CA)

    Personnel :

    Herman McCoy

    Handel Sutton

    O'Reese Corporal

    Charles Patillo

    Arvel Johnson

    Discography :

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    Singles :
    1954 - Quirl Up In My Arms / So Help Me I Love You (Capitol 2989)
    1955 - Anxious Love / Shtiggy Boom (Capitol 3052)
    Unreleased :
    1954 - No Mama...No Papa (Capitol)
    1954 - Ring A Ding A Ding (Capitol)

    Frank Sinatra & The Nuggets (1)
    1955 - Two Hearts Two Kisses / From The Bottom To The Top (Capitol 3084)

    Dean Martin & The Nuggets (1)
    1956 - I’m Gonna Steal You Away / Street Of Love (Not Them)(Capitol 3468)



    Big Dave & His Orchestra (with The Nuggets)
    Arthur Murray - Rock 'N' Roll Part 1 (EAP 1-640)
    1955 - Hearts Of Stone (The Nuggets) / Let's Bop / Night Train / That's The Beat

    Arthur Murray - Rock 'N' Roll Part 2 (EAP 2-640)   
    1955 - Tweedlee Dee (Bernice Gooden & The Nuggets) / Shake, Rattle And Roll (The Nuggets)/ Gibraltar Rock / Smilin' Al

    Arthur Murray - Rock 'N' Roll Part 3 (EAP 3-640)
    1955 - One Mint Julep (The Nuggets) / Ko Ko Mo (The Nuggets)/ John The Rogue / Everybody´s Wailin´

    Lp :
    Arthur Murray Rock ‘n’ Roll (T 640)
    1955 - Let’s Bop / Night Train/ Shake Rattle and Roll / Gibraltar Rock / Ko Ko Mo / John the Rogue / Everybody’s Wailin’ / One Mint Julep /Smilin’ Al / Tweedlee Dee / That’s the Beat / Hearts of Stone

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    Biography :

    In November of 1954 David Cavanaugh A & R head of Capitol Records, is in New York to announce the signing of a vocal group called The Nuggets to the label. The Nuggets composed by Herman McCoy, Handel Sutton, O'Reese Corporal, Charles Patillo and Arvel Johnson , with Van Alexander conducting the orchestra, recorded four tracks "Quirl Up In My Arms", "So Help Me, I Love You", "No Mama...No Papa" and "Ring A Ding A Ding" in Los Angeles, California.  Late in the same month Capitol releases # 2989 - "Quirl Up In My Arms" and "So Help Me, I Love You" by The Nuggets.

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    In February of 1955 Capitol releases # 3052 featuring The Nuggets with "Anxious Love" and "Shtiggy Boom". The Nuggets participates in the album of David "Big Dave" Cavanaugh performed as leader of the band on the album "Arthur Murray's Rock And Roll Party" (# 640) . Album on which we find vocal numbers by The Nuggets including an excellent uptempo version of "Ko Ko Mo (I Love You So)," "Tweedlee Dee," "Shake Rattle & Roll," "Hearts of Stone" and "One Mint Julep".

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    In the spring of 1955 The Nuggets arrive for a very unusual recording session for Capitol. They back up the one and only Frank Sinatra on an R & B cover - The Charms "Two Hearts Two Kisses" and another song "From The Bottom To The Top". In 1956, the Nuggets back up Dean Martin on "I’m Gonna Steal You Away".

    Songs :

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    Quirl Up In My Arms                                  Shtiggy Boom 

    Hearts Of Stone                                        Ko-Ko-Mo 

    Frank Sinatra & The Nuggets (1)

        Two Hearts Two Kisses                 From The Bottom To The Top

    Dean Martin & The Nuggets (1)

    I’m Gonna Steal You Away

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