Friday, September 26, 2008

THE HARBOR-LITES aka THE HARBOR-LIGHTS aka JAY & THE AMERICANS

This group from Belle Harbor,NY. started in 1959 by Kenny " Vance" Rosenberg,Sandy Yaguda ,Sydell Sherman,Gail Sherman,Linda Kahn and Richie Graff they auditioned for Stan Feldman of Ivy Records and this send the group to Home why their sound was terrible.

Linda,Gail and Richie left the group and(L to R in the picture) sandy,Sydell and kenny auditioned again with Ivy Record.finally this label recorded the group but sold the masters to Jaro Records this company released in 1959 the Harbor-Lites sides_Is That Too Much To Ask/What Would I Do Without You.

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Followed their first recording on Jaro was another single this on the Mala label with the sides_Tick-A-Tick-A-Tock/Angel Of Love. issued as by The Harbor-Lights.

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Below from Top left to Down;Kenny,Howie,Sandy and Jay Traynor.


The group broke up soon Kenny and Sandy with Jay Trainor and Howie Kane form Jay & The Americans and on their second recording released the fantastic uptempo side_Dawning.
The rest is history.


More information at;http://www.jayandtheamericans.net/pages/trilogy.htm

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