Wednesday, October 22, 2008


This Five Stars group was from Indianapolis, IN and consisted of Jim Bruhn, Bill Campbell, Larry Hoffman, Bruce Miller(later replaced by Boyd"Popcorn"Johnson) and Ron Russell (Lead).

They recorded:

-Atom bomb baby/you sweet little Thing .Kernel/Dot Records-1957.
-Dreaming/pickin'on the wrong chicken.Note/Hunt Records-1958.
-Friction/my paradise.Note Records-1958.
-Am i wasting my time/Gamblin'Man.Note Records-1959.
and back up to Ronnie Haig on their 1958 Note single_Don't You Hear Me Calling,Baby/Traveler Of Love.(See in this blog).

_Atom Bomb Baby.written by John F. Young performed by The Five Stars recorded 19 March 1957 released as Kernel 45-A-002 (locally) and Dot 45-15579 (nationally) in April 1957 moved to the group a guest appearance on Dick Clark's American bandstand show.


1 comment:

Bill Campbell said...

Correction: The Five Stars did NOT perform ATOM BOMB BABY on American Bandstand. They performed PICKIN' ON THE WRONG CHICKEN in March, 1958 along with the flip side, DREAMING.
This was their only performance on Bandstand.
Bill Campbell