• Bobby Day & The Satellites (3) (Watts, Los Angeles)
    aka The Hollywood Flames aka .... 


    Personnel :

    Bobby Byrd "Bobby Day" (Lead)

    Earl Nelson  (Tenor)

    David Ford (Tenor)

    Curlee Dinkins (Baritone)


    Discography :

    Bobby Day & The Satellites (3)
    1957 - Little Bitty Pretty One / When The Swallows Come Back To Capistrano (Class 211)
    1957 - Beep-Beep-Beep / Darling If I Had You (Bobby Day solo) (Class 215)
    1957 - Honeysuckle Baby / Sweet Little Thing (Class 220)
    1958 - Little Turtle Dove / Saving My Love For You (Class 225)
    1958 - Rockin' Robin / Over And Over (Class 229)
    1958 - The Bluebird, The Buzzard, And The Oriole / Alone Too Long (Class 241)

    The Satellites (3) (without Bobby Day)
    1958 - Heavenly Angel / You Ain't Sayin' Nothin' (Class 234) 


    Biography :

    He went several years with minor musical success limited to the West Coast, including being the original "Bob" in the duo Bob & Earl. In 1957, Day formed his own band called the "Satellites" following which he recorded three songs that are seen today as rock and roll classics.

    Bobby Byrd "Bobby Day" (Thanks to Hans-Joachim)

    Day's best known songwriting efforts were "Over and Over" made popular by the Dave Clark Five in 1965 and "Little Bitty Pretty One" popularized by Thurston Harris in 1957, Clyde McPhatter in 1962 and the Jackson Five in 1972.


    Born Robert James Byrd in Fort Worth, Texas, he moved to Los Angeles, California at the age of fifteen. As a member of the R&B group, The Hollywood Flames, he used the stage name Bobby Day to perform and record. http://www.uncamarvy.com/HollywoodFlames/hollywoodflames.html

    Songs :

    Little Bitty Pretty One                           Over and Over     

    When The Swallows Come Back To Capistrano           Heavenly Angel

     Sweet Little Thing                  Beep-Beep-Beep / Darling If I Had You



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