Sunday, December 13, 2009

THE LYTATIONS aka THE KAPTIONS aka THE BEATLES aka THE FIVE SHITS...

The Lytations were formed sometime during 1962 in Ardmore,PA. the group consisted of Jack Strong(Lead),Bill Giangiulio(Bass),Ken Harper(Baritone),Bob Bintliff(2nd Tenor) and Frank Torpey(1st Tenor).The group took its name from the Ly-Dells and The Quotations.


They recorded several demos with instrumental background as_Dreaming Of You,I Know Somewhere,The Girl I Love...and other demos as a acappella group_Over The Rainbow,Look In The Sky,Let Me Tell You...


 Bill Hamilton owener of Ham-Mil Records listen the demos and liked it and_Dreaming Of You/I Know Somewhere.were released in 1964 under the name of The Kaptions.

LISTEN...



After this recording Bill,Ken and Bob leave the group.Jack Strong and Frank Torpey with Frank Di Santis and Lou Tavani formed The Contenders(see in this blog).

Later the demos of the group were released by different labels under the names of The Five Scripts,The Five Shits,The Beatles.....

LISTEN...
The Beatles_The Girl I Love.Quest Records.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BZ3nYVRLyqU
The Lytations_Look In The Sky.Times Square Records.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8UleAf1lbII
The Five Shits_Stormy Weather.Chance Records.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2duByfzPBE
THE Five Scripts_The Clock.Longfiber Records.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ReDSVvLAa1k

1 comment:

dcrohrman said...

in the background of the Lytations picture, is a record wall. Could the picture have been taken at the Record museum in Philly?