Friday, December 19, 2008

RARE WHITE DOO WOP PICTURE SLEEVE...THE WONDERS

It is a one side insert that was only given out for promotional reasons locally.very rare picture.



THE WONDERS (Reserve & Ember Records).


The Wonders from Akron, OH consisted of Fred Kalail(Lead),Wade Haddad(Tenor),Ron Kalail(Baritone) and Harvey Russell(Bass), they started in 1957 with the typical white Rock & Roll doo wop sound for Reserve Records with the sides_ Well Now/Cuttin’ Out.

 Later with the past of the years changed their sound to the white pop doo wop sound as they recorded in 1959 on the Ember label_I’ll Write To Book/Hey Senorita (original by the black group The Penguins).


Later members involved with a local band and played arabic music. Harvey Russell started his own solo career in 1963 with the single_Out Of My Teens/Cuttin’ Out. For the Vicki Records also create his own label, Janie Records (named for his wife) and in 1965 singing with the local band The Rogues on the teen circuit.

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