Friday, November 20, 2009

TONY & THE RAINDROPS_While Walking

Group from Philadelphia consisted of Tony Acchione(Lead),Mark Stevens(Dovells Involved,Baritone),Al Baron(1st Tenor),Kenny Sax(Bass) and Jerry Koracik(2nd Tenor).

This formation recorded in 1962 for the Baltimore based label Chesapeake Records...

-While Walking/Our Love is Over.

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After their first recording Koracix and Sax left the group and joined Jimmy Dilks (Clientelles involved) and Frankie Pettineo.This formation recorded a new 45 RPM in 1962 for Crosley Records...

-Tina/My Heart Cried.

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Finally Tony & The Raindrops auditioned for labels as Cameo-Parkway and Laurie Records but this "White" label not liked the group why "THEIR SOUND WAS TOO BLACK".
The group broke up in the winter of 1963.

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