Friday, June 15, 2007

THE SILVERTONES (Elgin Records)


Above rare and small picture of The Silvertones with  female singer Lin Ken.



The Silvertones were a group from the Lyman Hall High School in Wallingford, Connecticut formed by Kenneth "Kenny" Marhevka, Peter "Pete" Gerosa, Donald  "Dino" J. Nitz and Richard Allen "Dick" Barbieri.


From left top: Richard, Peter. Bottom; Donald and Kenneth; The Silvertones.

In 1959 signed with Drum subsidiary label Elgin Records owened by Clarence Drum and recorded_My Only Love / Hey Good Looking ( Cool uptempo version of the Hank Williams smash ) in these recording were add Lin Ken and Bod Distasio. The A side was released as The Silvertones featuring Lin- Ken.

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