• The Ovations (1)  (New Jersey)
    aka The Ideals (1)


    Personnel :

    Richard Kelly (Lead)

    Mario Venancio (Baritone)

    Paul Sanzone (Bass)

    Augusto Ottilie (First tenor)


    Discography :

    The Ideals (1)
    1958 - Do I Have The Right / You Won't Like It (Cool 108)

    The Ovations (1)
    1960 - Whole Wide World / My Lullabye (Andie 5017)
    1961 - Oh What A Day / Real True Love (Epic 9470)
    1961 - The Day We Fell In Love (Oh What A Day) / My Lullabye (Barry 101)
    1963 - I Don't Wanna Cry / Loneliness Never Entered My Mind (Capitol 5082)

    Biography :

    In 1960 on Laurie's Andie Subidiary came "Whole Wide World" / "My Lullabye". Released again in 1962 on Hy Weiss' Old Town Subsidiary Barry records by The Ovations featuring the lead voice of Richard Kelly and background vocal by Paul Sanzone, Mario Venancio & Augusto Ottilie.

    The Ideals

    Before recording this single, and with Gus Ottobre and Paul Omeletski in place of Paul Sanzone and Augusto Ottilie the group cut "Do I Have The Right" b/w "You Won't Like It " for Cool Records under the name of the Ideals. The Ovations cut "Oh What A Day" and "Real True Love" for Epic records.


    The Same year, Barry's Old Town Subsidiary release "Oh What A Day" under the name of "The Day We Fell In Love" backed with "My Lullabye" from their first single on Andie.  A last single for Capitol & the group broke up...


    The Ideals (1)

    Do I Have The Right                         You Won't Like It

    The Ovations (1)

    Whole Wide World                   My Lullabye                     Oh What A Day

    I Don't Wanna Cry              Loneliness Never Entered My Mind


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