Wednesday, April 8, 2009

THE TOKENS aka THE FOUR WINDS aka THE COEDS aka THE BUDDIES

In 1964 The Tokens of _The Lion Sleeps Tonight. fame(see in this blog) started their own label The Bright Tunes aka B.T. Puppy Records and his affiliate label Swing Records,in the B.T. Puppy label the group recorded with their own name The Tokens but in the subsidiary label swing Records The Tokens recorded under three different names all present in the doo wop guides...


THE FOUR WINDS.

-Remember Last Summer/Strange Feelings-Swing Records-1964.

To Listen or Download please visit;http://www.box.net/shared/q2tc9eqorz

In 1968 B.T. Puppy issued another single by The Four Winds_Let It Ride/One Face In The Crowd. and in 1977 Crystal Ball Records released two 45's RPM with four unreleased sides of The Tokens_Dear Judy/Come Softly To Me. and_Arlene/Goodbye Maureen. under the group name of The 4 Winds.


THE COEDS(The Tokens with an unknow female Lead singer).

-Mark My Words/Your My First Love.Swing Records-1964.

LISTEN...





Below the complete Token's recording group on B.T. Puppy Records and Swing Records...


Top from left Jay Siegel,Phil Margo Bottom from left Stephen Friedland aka Brute Forte,Mitch Margo and Hank Medress.


THE BUDDIES

-On The Go/Only My Friend.Swing Records-1964.

To Listen or Download Please visit;http://www.box.net/shared/0hkcckemsv

Their explanation for the various names is simple,it was done in the hope that something different might hit it off with the record buyer.

1 comment:

KL from NYC said...

Thank you for the two (the ones uploaded to Box). I would have bought these.
The YouTube videos don't exist anymore. The account associated with the videos has been terminated due to complaints.