• The Re'Vells
    Frank Sicoli, Benny Troy and Tommy Orsini

    The Re'Vells (Elizabeth, NJ)


    Personnel :

    Benny Troy (Lead)

    Frank Sicoli

    Tommy Orsini


    Discography :

    1963 - Let It Please Be You / Love Walked In (Roman Press 201)


    Biography :

    New Jersey seasoned vocalist Benny Troy is a familiar figure on the UK Northern Soul scene thanks to his 1975 disco-tinged dance floor classic  "I Wanna Give You Tomorrow". From an early age Troy fell in love with R&B music and at 18 he joined a reformed Joey Dee & The Starlighters following in the footsteps of Jimi Hendrix. By the mid-seventies Troy had teamed up with singer/songwriter/producer Billy Terrell who recorded him on his own composition "I've Always Had You" for De-Lite Records, a superb slice of proto-disco and modern soul. The song was a hit for De-Lite and heralded the now legendary album "Tearin' Me To Pieces".

    The Re'Vells   The Re'Vells
                                                                                                           Benny Troy (1975)

    However, what is not told in his biography is that two years before joining Joey Dee & The Starlighters, at the age of fifteen, he set up his own vocal group with Frank Sicoli and Tommy Orsini two friends of Fay Ave in Elizabeth neighborhood. They are called "The Re'Vells" and record two doo wop in 1963, "Let It Please Be You" b/w "Love Walked In" released by Roman Press the same year.


    Songs :

    Let It Please Be You                            Love Walked In      


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