• Recording Session with Allen, Goode & Zaphirio 

    "J" & the Sabers (2) (Chicago, Il.)
    aka The Classmen (2)


    Personnel :

    Harry "Jay" Allen (Lead)

    Bob Goode

    Pete Zaphirio


    Discography :

    "J" & the Sabers (2)
    1962 - Little One / Twist Mary Sue (VavRay 1003)
    1962 - Take Me Back (Vavray)
    1962 - Everything (Vavray)

    The Classmen (2)
    1963 - Love Is Gone / My Special Angel (Limelight 3012)
    1964 - All Time Fool / Do You Wanna Dance (Limelight 3016)


    Biography :

    "J" & the Sabers were a vocal trio from Chicago consisted of Harry "Jay" Allen, Bob Goode, Pete Zaphirio. In 1962, the group did four tunes during Record session at CBS studios: "Little One", "Twist Mary Sue", "Take Me Back" and "Everything".

    (L to R) Bob Goode, Harry "Jay" Allen and Pete Zaphirio with Vavray promotion manager Bob O'Halloran

    The Songs "Little One" / "Twist Mary Sue" are released for VavRay in Chicago. "J" & the Sabers made many appearances at the local area clubs .

    "J" & the Sabers (2) aka The Classmen (2)
    The Classmen

    In 1963, The group added Ray Karnatz and recorded two singles for Limelight records. "Love Is Gone" b/w "My Special Angel and "All Time Fool" b/w "Do You Wanna Dance" the next year

    Songs :

    "J" & the Sabers (2)

      Little One                                      Twist Mary Sue

    The Classmen (2)

    Love Is Gone                                 My Special Angel


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