Sunday, September 27, 2009
THE white FIVE DISCS
Is know that originally Five Disc's were an integrated group formed by two blacks and three white members from the Bedford-Stuyvesant district of Brooklyn. Mario DeAndrade (Lead), Andy Jackson (Bass), Paul Albano (First tenor), Tony Basile (2nd Tenor) and Joe Barsalona (Baritone)
They were know for their side_I Remember.
Recorded in 1958 for Emge Records.
... but in 1960 the two black members Mario DeAndrade and Andy Jackson leave the group and were replaced by Lenny Hutter and John Russell The Five Discs were now a White Group and recorded several sides for labels as Yale,Calo or Cheer Records.
Paul,Tony and Joe with new white members recorded on Kapp Records as The Boyfriends(see in this blog).
Read The Five Disc's bio at;http://www.fivediscs.com/TheStory.html