The C-Notes (1) aka The Gentle -TonesWritten by dion1 in *C-NOTES (1) on 9 October 2016 à 14:15
The C-Notes (1) (Queens, New York)
aka The Gentle -Tones
1958 - It Was Never Meant To be
1958 - Darling
1958 - Life Is But A Dream
The C-Notes (1)
1959 - Last Saturday Night / We Were Meant For Each Other (Arc 4447)
In July 1958 five guys from the Astoria section of Queens, New York City named Andy Yaeger, Paul Freitas, Manny Rivera, Tony Ortiz, and Jerry Pendegar recorded three accapela sides as the Gentle Tones, ("It Was Never Meant To be", "Darling", and "Life Is But A Dream").
With their three demos, they will see several record company and finally Ed Danback and Joe DiMaggio (not the baseball player) heard the group, liked them and signed the group on their own label Arc Records based 12-16 Jefferson Avenue in Elizabeth (New Jersey).
The group recorded two sides "Last Saturday Night "/ "We Were Meant For Each Other" who were released as The C-Notes. The C-Notes, are playing a host of TV hops performing their " Last Saturday Night" disk. They had a lot of talent but couldn't afford the Payola to play their songs on the air.
The C-notes with Murray Kauffman (WINS deejays) Top : Jerry & Manny - Bottom : Tony, Andy & Murray Kauffman
It was a favorite doo wop song in the surrounding area of Queens , NY. The C-Notes Cut only one single for the label and disbanded.
(updated by Hans-Joachim)
The C-Notes (1)
Last Saturday Night We Were Meant For Each Other
Darling Life Is But A Dream
It Was Never Meant To be
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