Monday, November 3, 2008
THE BOULEVARDS_Chop Chop Hole In The Vall
In 1957 record producer Jerry Love open a record store on Bell Bouleverd in Bayside Queens,NY.
In 1959 he signed a local group know as The Boulevards;Frankie Zazo,Lou Adessa,Jim Alessandria(the three from a prior group know as The Debonaires),Bobby Thomas and Ralph Lasher.
In 1959 the group recorded for Jerry the sides_Dolores/Chop Chop Hole In The Wall. finally released in the Everest label.
From their recording session The Boulevards have unreleased sides as_A Place In Your Heart,Angel,Don't Cry,You Better Admit It,Jezebel,Heavenly Father and_Glory Of Love.
Un 1960 an Akron,Ohio group know as The Fascinations send a tape to Jerry with the songs_Midnight /Doom Bada Doom. Jerry signed the group,polished the songs with some strings and send to Eddie Rasbaum for release on his label Sure Records.
The recording failed on the charts ,the group return to Ohio with the exception of their Lead singer Jordan Chistopher who with members of The Boulevards recorded as Jordan & The Fascinations (see in this blog).