Saturday, March 21, 2009

THE ROSEBUDS_Unconditional Surrender

Girl groups got scant attention of George Goldner with the success of The Chantels on their End label.Goldner recruited a white girl group from the Bay Ridge/Bensonhurst area of Brooklyn who attended the New Utrecht High School in New York City. The Group consisted of seventeen years old ladies Rosemarie Reses, Dorothy Pasqualini, Virginia Petafio and Mary Salta.

In February of 1957 they recorded on the Goldner's label Gee Records the sides _Dearest Darling/Unconditional Surrender. with Dorothy on lead.

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Their disc was very popular locally ant the girls participate at the Alan Freed's Easter Jubilee at the Brooklyn Paramount Theatre in March of 1957 with black groups as The Cellos,The Harptones or The Cleftones.

 After of the Alan Freed show Dorothy left the group for a solo career and the trio recorded in 1959 for the Goldner label Lancer Records the sides_Joey/Kiss Me Goodnite. with Mary on Lead.


The group never recorded again and in the end of 1959 separate and each member singing in different groups.

From their recording sessions the group have unreleased sides as_Darling I Love You So.


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