Thursday, May 28, 2009

THE CASLONS_Settle Me Down

Group formed in 1960 in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn by students at the Madison High school; left to right;Sal Mondeuri(Lead),Lou Smith(Second Tenor),Richie Smith(First Tenor),Joe Carvelli(Baritone and sometimes Lead) and Bernie Belkin(Bass and no show in the picture).

They were managed by Lou Stallman who wrote their first songs_Anniversary Of Love / Quiet One. finally released on Secco Records in 1961.


-Anniversary Of Love. charted # 89 nationally in the late 1961.

After this recording Bernie left the group and this moved to Amy Records where recorded_For All We Know/Settle Me Down. without any success Lou Smith join the army and The Caslon's broke up.

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Also in 1961 The Caslons back up Lani Zee(real name Lani Zarief) on Seeco releases_Sea Tides/Funny Funny Funny.


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