• The Sparkels (New York)
    aka The Sables

    Personnel :

    Barbara Peterkin

    Jo Annis Harding

    Lucille Jackson

    Patricia Villiers

    Discography :

    The Sparkels
    1964 - Try Love (One More Time) / That Boy Of Mine  (Old Town 1160)

    The Sables
    1965 - I'm On Fire / Darling (RCA 47-8521)

    Biography :

    The Sparkels consisted of Four High School Girls who performed together from 1962 to 1966.  Barbara Peterkin, Jo Annis Harding, Lucille Jackson and Patricia Villiers released "Try Love One More Time" and "That Boy Of Mine" on Old Town Records in 1964 (1160)


    The Old Town record label was formed in 1953 by Hyman Weiss in New York City. Hy Weiss Old Town was originally a rhythm and blues record company, and was run almost entirely by "The Weiss Guys," Hy and his brother Sam.  He got his experience in rhythm and blues records working as a salesman for many of the legendary R & B labels such as Exclusive, Modern, Jubilee and Apollo.

    July 12,1964 New York State World's Fair- New York State Pavilion - L to R :  B.Peterkin, L. Jackson & J. Harding

    In 1965, They released "I'm On Fire" and "Darling" as The Sables on RCA Records (47-8521).

    Songs :

    The Sparkels

    Try Love (One More Time)                   That Boy Of Mine

    The Sables

    I'm On Fire



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