• The Unknowns (1)


    The Unknowns (1) 

    The Unknowns (1) (Manhattan, New York)

    Personnel :

    Fred Brunner (Lead)

    Anthony Primola (Bass)

    Edward Williams  (Tenor)

    John Alicea (Tenor)

    Discography :

    1957 - You and Me / One More Chance (X-Tra 102 / Shield 7101)

    Biography :

    This integrated group formed in 1956 while group members were attending George Washington High School in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan. Later in 1956, The Unknowns visited every recording organisation on Broadway's Tin Pan Alley. They finally met up with Ben Smith of X-Tra Records. He had them records very Quickly, and "You and Me" b/w "One More Chance" was the product of that session. Smith played baritone sax on the recording. The Unknowns wore masks when they appeared at High School dances and other events. They reflected the racial mix of their neighborhood.

    Songs :

    One More Chance                                       You and Me   



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