Thursday, June 14, 2007
THE C-TONES aka THE DAWNS
Above rare and bad picture of THE DAWNS from 1960 consisted of Top, L to R; Jim Carling and Joel Greenspan. Bottom, L to R; Stan Goldstein and Bobby Carling - Center : Billy Campbell (Lead Singer).
This group with another members were involved in 1957 with THE C-Tones on Everlast Records...
The C-Tones were a group from NYC's (Chinatown & Mulberry Street in Little Italy) formed by Mike Caminiti (Lead), Harry Solomon (Bass), Tony Lee (2º Tenor & Piano), Donny DiRienzi (Baritone) and Louie Matos (1st Tenor).The Group consisted of 5 Italian American teenagers and practiced in Columbus Park. The Group cut _On Your Mark / From Now On. On Everlast in 1957
In 1959 Oscar ? replacing Donnie and Stan Goldstein replacing Tony Lee. They recorded _How Deep is the Ocean / Why Did You Let Me Love You. for the Jack Gold's label, Climax Records.
In 1960 the group was reformed with new members (see above picture) but broke up in 1962 without made another recording.