• The Spartans (4) aka The Flairs (2) aka The Redwoods aka Jeff Barry

     The Redwoods (New York) 
    aka The Spartans (4)  aka  The Flairs (2) aka Jeff Barry 


    Personnel :

    Jeff Barry


    Discography :

    The Redwoods
    1961 - Shake Shake Sherry / The Memory Lingers On (Epic 5-9447)
    1961 - Never Take It Away / Unemployment Insurance (Epic 5-9473)
    1962 - Please Mr Scientist / Where You Used To Be (Epic 5-9505)

    The Flairs (2)
    1961 - Shake Shake Sherry / The Memory Lingers On (Epic 5-9447)

    The Spartans (4)
    1962 - Can You Waddle? / Can You Waddle (instumental) (Web 1)


    Biography :

    In 1961, Jeff Barry continues to issue recordings: A solo single on United Artists, a Jubilee release under the pseudonym Billy Mitchell, and pseudo vocal group records (he sings all voices) but were credited to the groups the Redwoods, the Spartans, and the Flairs on Epic and Web Records.


    Songwriters Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller, Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman hire him to sing demos, some of which are recorded by Elvis Presley. Barry also begins to produce records.


    Songs :

    The Redwoods

    Where You Used To Be                 Unemployment Insurance

    The Memory Lingers On                     Never Take It Away

    Please Mr Scientist                          Shake Shake Sherry

    The Flairs (2)

    Shake Shake Sherry                      The Memory Lingers On


    The Spartans (4)

    Can You Waddle?


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