Tuesday, June 18, 2013
SONNY DAY and The Versatiles_Speedillac
In early 1958 Joe Averbach owner of Fee Bee Records assembled a new group, The Versatiles built around Kripp Johnson and Chuck Jackson of The Del-Vikings, consisted of Kripp(Lead),Chuck(1st Tenor),Don Jackson (2nd Tenor) and Eddie Everette(Baritone/Bass).
They back up to Fee Bee's artist from Pittsburgh SONNY DAY (he assumed many names. real name; Davis Fatalsky) in his sides_Speedillac/Half Moon. released in March,1958 on the Chess subsidiary label Checker Records without any success.
To Listen or Download A Side,please visit,https://www.box.com/s/2yplb6w34lg2a2u1pmno
2 Sides on Youtube...
Sonny continue recording until 1966 and The Versatiles back up another singer, Jerry Sheely and recorded their own material on Petite Records.