• The Sinceres (1)  

    The Sinceres (1) (Allentown, PA)


    Personnel :

    Jay Proctor (Bass)

    Billy Floyd

    Discography : 

    1960 - You're Too Young / Forbidden Love (Jordan 117)


    Biography :

    The Sinceres was a mixture of Allentown boys and some boys from Bethlehem Fronted by bass singer Jay Proctor.  A boy named Billy Floyd wrote a song called 'You're Too Young". There was a guy who owned a paint company, and he decided he would like to see what he could do with the group.  He took The Group underfoot for a little bit, and he paid for having a record recorded and stuff. Backed with "Forbidden Love" it was issued on the Jordan logo in 1960. It sold about 100 copies. That was the name of the paint company, Jordan Paint. Except for some local play, the record was ignored, sold poorly.

    The Sinceres (1)   

    Jay & the Techniques

    George "Lucky" Lloyd arrived in Allentown from Jacksonville, Fl., at the age of 19 to live with his grandfather. Lloyd was an aspiring singer who made his first recording in 1959 with a group called the Joylarks and a second single with the same Group as the Floridians. In Allentown, he met young Jay Proctor and started a new group, Jay & the Techniques.


    Songs :

    Forbidden Love                      You're Too Young



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