Wednesday, April 2, 2014

JOHNNY JACK aka JOHNNY YORK


Johnny Jack Greco from Pittsburgh started his career in 1954 at the age of 14 as songwriter,singer and music (he played piano, drums and guitar).

Under the name of JOHNNY JACK is present in the Kreiter's Vocal Group Record Guide with...

-Smack Madam/Starving For Love. Great Records-1959.

-Let's Have A Party/True Love At First Sight. Lawn Records-1964.

-Forever (And A Day)/Love Must Be. Lawn Records-1964.

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And under the name of  JOHNNY YORK with...

-Got My Eyes On You/True Lovers. Bevmar Records-1964.

LISTEN...



Surprisingly his oriented doo wop song_Need You. (original by Donnie Owens in 1958) recorded on the Ricky label in 1962 with Joni Wilson & The Debonaires on the instrumentation and songstress Mary Jo Trape in the falsetto part, NOT is present in the doo wop guides.

To Listen or Download, please visit;https://app.box.com/s/pxycaw7qdsvkiwh83nvz

Or go to Youtube...



Additional note....

Johnny wrote songs as...

-Lonely Heart. by Leroy & The Enchantments.
-Comes Love. by The Skyliners.
-Another Night Alone. by Janet Deane aka Janet Vogel of The Skyliners.

John J. Greco died 23-May-1997 in Presbyterian University Hospital, Pittsburgh of cancer, he was 57.

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