Sunday, June 6, 2010

THE CONCORDS aka THE SHERWOODS aka THE SNOWMEN

Group from the Brighton beach and Sheepshead bay sections of Brooklyn first know as The Con-Cords and consisted of Dickie Goldman(Tenor & Lead),Mike Lewis(1st Tenor & Lead),Murray Moshe(2nd Tenor),Charles Presti(Baritone) and Steve Seider(Bass).

They recorded their first single in 1961 for RCA _Again/The Boy Most Likely.

LISTEN...



The A Side with Mike on Lead receive very local airplay and moved the group to Gramacy Records where recorded two singles_Cross My Heart/Our Last Goodbaye. and_My Dreams/Scarlet Ribbon. but without any success Dickie Goldman disgusted left the group.

In 1962 the quartet signed with Rust Records and released_Away/One Step From Heaven. again with Mike on Lead.

LISTEN...



After this recording the group add Mike Lassman of The Accents(see in this blog) and Mike & The Utopians as their new lead singer and recorded two singles for Herald Records in 1963_Marlene/Our Love Wasn't Meant To Be. and_Cold And Frosty Morning/Don't Go Now. and the group broke up.


The Concords did a lot of backup work for artists such as Sue Kenny(see in this blog),Neil Scott,Ginny Michaels or to Wally Hawkins on their Joy release_First Date.

To Listen or Download please visit;http://www.box.net/shared/n5mcjmnser

In 1964 Mike recorded with The Planets for Roulette Records and form part of the recordings of Lisa & The Lullabies on Coed and The Uniques on Roulette when he decided to reform The Concords with Sal Tedepino of The Travelers & The Planets,Teddy Graybill of The Stardrifts(see in this blog) and The Planets,Steve Seide original Concord's member plus
newcomer Bobby Gans.


This new formation recorded for Epic Records in 1964_Should I Cry/It's Our Wedding Day. and in 1965 for Boom Records_Down The Aisle Of Love/I Feel A Love Comin' On. and Finally the new group broke up.



LISTEN...



In 1963 Dot Records re-released the Herald single_Cold And Frosty Morning. under the group name of The Sherwoods and Herald records released this same year a 2nd press of this recording under the group name of The Snowmen.

To Listen or Download please visit;http://www.box.net/shared/pr7k7yutig

The Concords have unreleased sides as the fantastic tune_Tonight. a revision of their tune_Away.

LISTEN...

No comments: