Tuesday, June 18, 2013

SONNY DAY and The Versatiles_Speedillac

In early 1958 Joe Averbach owner of Fee Bee Records assembled a new group, The Versatiles built around Kripp Johnson and Chuck Jackson of The Del-Vikings, consisted of Kripp(Lead),Chuck(1st Tenor),Don Jackson (2nd Tenor) and Eddie Everette(Baritone/Bass).

They back up to Fee Bee's artist from Pittsburgh SONNY DAY (he assumed many names. real name; Davis Fatalsky) in his sides_Speedillac/Half Moon. released in March,1958 on the Chess subsidiary label Checker Records without any success.

To Listen or Download A Side,please visit,https://www.box.com/s/2yplb6w34lg2a2u1pmno

2 Sides on Youtube...

Sonny continue recording until 1966 and The Versatiles back up another singer, Jerry Sheely and recorded their own material on Petite Records.

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