Thursday, February 19, 2009


Vocal group from Toronto,Canada. formed in 1953.consisted of Dave Somerville(Lead),Ted Kowalski(Tenor),Phil Leavitt(Baritone),and Bill Reed(Bass).

Recorded for Coral in 1955.debuted on Mercury in Juanary 1956. Michael douglas replaced Leavitt in late 1957, Reed and kowalski replaced in 1959 by Evan Fisher and John Felten and Jim Malone replaced somerville in 1961.

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From 1956 to 1961 charted 16 songs in the Billboard list with thir best songs in 1957 with the Gladiolas cover_ Little Darlin(#2). and_The Stroll(#4).


In their long career the group recorded many songs some with a good doo wop sound as..


1 comment:

krobigraubart said...

David Somerville (The Diamonds) died of cancer in Santa Barbara, California on July 14, 2015 at the age of 81.
May he rest in peace.