• The Pre-Historics (Bronx, New York)


    Personnel :

    Arthur Crier

    Carl Spencer


    Discography :

    1960 - Alley Oop Cha Cha Cha / Oh Blues (Edsel 779)


    Biography :

    In 1960. Arthur Crier and Carl Spencer did a version of "Alley Oop" on the Edsel label, owned by Skip and Flip [Clyde Battin and Gary Paxton, who both did background vocals on the record].

    Skip and Flip

    Calling themselves the Pre-Historics, they were touted by booking agent Paul Levert, as appearing in bearskins and carrying clubs.

                                                                                                  Arthur Crier & Carl Spencer

    The duo was booked into the Club Paddock in Yonkers, New York, but a hassle ensued when they found out how they were to be dressed. The Club Paddock became their only engagement.


    Songs :
    (updated by Hans-Joachim) 

    Alley Oop-Cha-Cha-Cha                           Oh Blues               



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