Tuesday, May 1, 2012

THE RAINDROPS (Unrecorded Group)

Unrecorded group formed in 1954 on Tinton Avenue in the South Bronx, NY. All members wee between 14-16  years old. They called themselves THE RAINDROPS.

Members in the above photo are:Top: Donnie Quinn (lead, 2nd tenor)  Center: Johnny McKessy (1st tenor)  Bottom: Jimmy Martin (2nd tempr, lead)  Left arm out: Con O'Keeffe (Baritone)  Right arm out: Jerry (Gins) Ginsberg (Bass).

The group did not record, performing at local socials, parties and dances. Personal obligations forced them to disband in 1955.

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