Sunday, May 24, 2009
GABRIEL & THE ANGELS_Zing
This band from Philadelphia,Pa started as The Five Sharps by Rick"Gabriel"Kellis(Lead and Sax),Ed Badyna(Trumpet/Trombone),Frank Pizzutello(Bass/Accordian),Rick Magee(Guitar) and Larry Costanzo(Drums).during their career the band have many personal changes.
From 1959 to 1963 recorded several instrumental and vocal sides...
-That's life (That's Tough)/Don't Wanna Twist No More. Casino Records-1959.later reissued in Swan(62) and Itzy Records(63).
-Hey/Chumba. Amy Records-1960.
-Zing Went The String Of My Heart/The Rooster.Amy Records-1961.
-I'm Gabriel/Ginza.Norman Records-1961.
-All Work, No Play/Peanut Butter Song .Swan Records.1963.
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In 1962 signed with Swan Records where re-released their first single_That's life (That's Tough)/Don't Wanna Twist No More.with a studio girl group as back up group.
In the late 1962 the A Side charted #51 nationally.
Finally the band recorded another single for Swan records(with the girls) and disbanded.