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.