Monday, November 23, 2009


Group from South Philadelphia.the original members were Tony"Rick"Trombetta(Lead),Frank"Tweetie"Condo(1st Tenor),Mike"Teardrops"Silenzio(2nd Tenor) and Richie Finizio(Baritone/Bass).

The group recorded their first 45 RPM in 1962 on the tiny Taba label_Flame Of Love/Here Comes Nancy.later released on Cameo Records.Their second recording came out on the Haral label in 1962_Bewitched,Bothered and Bewildered/Kissin Friends.and finally their last recording in 1963 was on Cameo With the cover version of_Let It Please Be You.originally done by The Desires and the B side_I Don't Want Your Love.


Rick & The Masters doing back-up vocals on several releases of Billy Lynn,Bobby Young,Bobby Rydell,DonCovay,Johnny Maestro or Lee Andrews.

Listen to Rick & The Masters with Bobby Young(Real name Bobby Trombetta,Tony's younger brother) on the 1963 Guyden Records side_Only Girl For Me.

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The group disbanded by the end of the sixties,disbanded for variuos military and family obligations but in the early 90's Frank Condo back with a new Master's group.

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