Thursday, October 25, 2012

RAY ALLEN & THE CARNATIONS_A Fool In Love


Louisville,KY band originally formed by Ray Allen(Bass Guitar),Hardy Martin(Lead Guitar),Vernon Velty(Rhythm Guitar),Duke Marsh(Sax) and Ronnie Lloyd(Drums) present in the doo wop guides as...

RAY ALLEN & THE CARNATIONS.

-A Fool In Love/Betty Jo. Ace Records-1959.

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By 1960 the band added a regular vocal group The Tren-dells(see in this blog) and a solo lead singer,Paul Penny for their live perfomances,see below picture...


In 1961 Hardy and Ray assambled another Carnation's band with a female member and recorded several instrumental sides.



LISTEN...



2 comments:

John Brown said...

WHO DID IT'LL BE EASY

Unknown said...

Years have past, trying to find out if my cousin Carl Martin played with the Carnations. He was older than me and I believe I heard stories of his music. He has been deceased for a number of years, taken way too soon. I see a Hardy Martin listed. Carl lived in the Fern Creek Area