Monday, March 26, 2012

THE QUARTER NOTES (De Luxe, Dot & Fox Records)

Hispanic group from Laredo,TX consisted of Rene Herrera,Rene Ornelas,Juan Orfila and Juan Garza Gongora,

In 1957...

Recorded two singles for the Linden, NJ based label De Luxe Records(became a King subsidiary label) owened by David & Jules Braun...

-Loneliness/Come De Nite(reissued on King).

http://www.box.com/s/ae6423368e7784d17d3e

http://www.box.com/s/3c7191ed4c46a49e4007

-My Fantasy/Ten Minute To Midnight.

http://www.box.com/s/e5f68358a50c6f473890

http://www.box.com/s/e3f15c7e51ae2d38fe3c

One for the California based label Dot Records...

-Like You Bug Me/Please Come Home.

( the recordings were made in Atlanta at Bill Lowery studio with Joe South on Guitar and Ray Stevens on piano).

http://www.box.com/s/f6371e15813ce514e1a6

http://www.box.com/s/dfac914da290276e935d

And finally recorded an obscure single for the the Detroid based label Fox Records...


-Who Am I/Teen Age Blues.

http://www.box.com/s/33ff8c782f984bf9ba03

http://www.box.com/s/bff890ebcc9fa83c28df

The group toured around the country,Chicago,Miami Beach,New Orleans and visit Toronto in Canada.

In 1962 the group disbanded but the two Renes continue in the music bussines as the duo Rene & Rene and have spanish hits in 1964 with_Angelito. and in 1968 with_Lo Mucho Que Te Quiero.
LISTEN...



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http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Quarter-Notes-Fan-Page/183204425040647

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