This group is best know for their work backing Rock & Roll star Jack Scott.
This White Pop Vocal Group started in 1956 from Windsor,Ontario,Canada originally named The Teen-Tones and consisted of Roy Lesperance(Bass),Jim Nantais(Baritone),Larry Desjarlais(Tenor) and Jack Grenier(Lead).
They recorded as a solo group in the following records...
-Storm In My Heart/Anne Marie.Sparton Records-1957.
- It's Just A Summer Love / Five Little Numbers.Carlton Records-1958.
- Tangerock / Don't Open That Door.Top Rank Records-1960.
- Stormy Weather / Sweet Georgia Brown.Capitol Records-1961.
-Tangerock. and_Stormy Weather. were Canadian hits.
Above; Jack Scott with The Chantones.
They back up to Jack Scott on his 1958 single_My True Love. and charted # 3 nationally and by the next four years they were the Jack's official backing group.
Listen or Download Jack Scott & The Chantones Tune with a Dion & The Belmonts_Teenager In Love.Sound-a-like.
-CRY CRY CRY.
Also they back up to Jerry Keller on his 1959 Hit(#14)_Here Comes Summer.
In 1962 Roy married and leave the group and the other members singing as a folk trio.
For more information visit; http://thechantones.com/