The Preludes (2)
The Preludes (2) (Bronx, New York)
Bobby Miano (Lead)
1958 - Vanishing Angel / Kingdom Of Love (Cub 9005/Acme 730)
Robert Miano was born in New York City and raised in the South East Bronx around when Joe DiMaggio and Yogi Berra played for the New York Yankees. In school, Robert joined the Glee Club and realized that he had a gift for singing. At the age of 15, he started his showbiz career when a talent agent heard him singing with a Du-op Group on a Bronx street corner. This lead to a recording of "Kingdom Of Love" by the Preludes on the Cub Label, a new subsidiary of MGM Records.
Today "Kingdom Of Love" is a collector's item and is still being played on the "Oldies but Goodies" Radio Station in New York. Through the years, Robert continued to make records and ultimately became a Columbia Recording Artist. About 10 years after this recording He did end up studying with Madame DiSimone an operatic coach in NYC. He did recordings as a soloist under Bobby Diamond and used different names like Ruff Diamond, Tony Russel, Jonny Christopher. He signed with Colombia Records when he called himself Ruff Diamond.
Vanishing Angel Kingdom Of Love
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