Sunday, July 1, 2007

THE YOUNG LADS_Graduation Kiss

 Group from the West side of Manhattan(hell's Kitchen!) consisted of Anthony Antonelli(Lead),Jim Grote,Johnny Antonelli and Jimmy Amatullo.

 In 1963 they recorded on the New Yorl City based label Felice Records...

-Graduation Kiss/Night After Night.

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Anthony Antonelli  was born and raised in the west side of New York City known as Hell's Kitchen. Anthony began his singing career at the age of twelve and was a two-time winner on the Ted Mack Amateur Hour. In the late fifties Anthony started his first vocal group called The Young Ladds with his brother Johnny, Jim Grote and Jimmy Amatullo.The Group was immediately signed to Felice Records. The group released its first record on Felice Records entitled ''Night After Night''. This record immediately made its way to Billboards Top 100.Anthony's contract was sold to Music Tone Records where he joined a group called "The Classics". Anthony's next venture in show business was helping to launch a cartoon character called Smurf.

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Below pictures...

The Young Lad's live perfomance Cousin Bruce's show at Palisades Amusement Park Summer of 1963.

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