Thursday, July 1, 2010


Above.The original ABC publicity picture of Rick & The Randells L to R;Matty Ferrara,Pete Shultz,Bobby Brown and Rocco Gaeta aka Rick Randell.

In 1959 three schoolmates from Newark,NJ. Rocco Gaeta"Rick Randell",Pete Shultz and Bobby Brown recorded under the group name of Rick & The Rockers one single for Arc Records with the sides_That Day/I'm Hurt.

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Without success they were graduate from their high school but continue in the music bussines add a new member Matty Ferrara and recorded in 1960 for ABC Records_Let It Be You/Honey Doll. under the group name of Rick & The Randells


Again without any success the group disgusted broke up soon but Rick continue recording as a solo artist.

from 1960 Rick recorded several sides (for labels as ABC,Decca,Reprise,United Artists...) and was backing by groups as The Angels or Jay & The Americans. in this time he recorded good teen doo wop sides as_Take My Name And Number. in 1964 for United Artist Records.


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1 comment:

Tom said...

Rick Randell also recorded for ARC records of Elizabeth, NJ at which time I interviewed him on my WNJR radio show. Last time I saw Rick was on a trip back to NJ to meet with Tommy DeVito and others at a local diner.