Sunday, May 23, 2010

Another Rare Doo-Wop Picture


THE TROPICALS.

This group was a Puerto Rican vocal group who backed up Frankie Avalon when he appeared at La Concha Hotel.they also back up to Neil Sedaka(see above picture),Lenny Welch and other artists on their Puerto Rico tours.the group singing on many TV shows but never recorded.

Above The Tropicals with Frankie Avalon.

The first guy from right is Julio Angel Acevedo who with their group Julito & The Latin Lads;Julio Castro,Cesar Nieves,Paco Lara,Pepe Miranda,Gigi Nieves and Julio Angel.recorded the spanish version of The Earl's tune_Never. on the Rico-Vox label.

LISTEN...

1 comment:

Jose L said...

The members of "The Tropicals" are from Left to right are Frank Lara(bass)Joe Miranda (baritone)Eddie Calderon(1st tenor)Frankie Calderon(Lead/2nd tenor)Eddie Almodovar(Lead/1st/2nd tenor)& Julio Angel Acevedo(1/2nd tenor & Lead) We were the first doowop acapella group performing in TV & shows in Puerto Rico. Performed with Frankie Avalon, Lenny Welsh, Neil Sedaka & other knowed artist.................Joe Miranda