Label: Camay Records - CA-3002 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: US • Genre: Pop, Folk, World, & Country • Style: Vocal
Samstag, The Crew-Cuts. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Part 1: discography, biography and video. Group members:. Rudolph Peter "Rudi" Maugeri lead, baritone and arranger.
John Perkins first tenor. Ray Perkins bass. Mercury Touchdown, U. Though all four had been students under the tutelage of Mgr. InMaugeri who also did the vocal arrangements for the groupthe Perkins brothers, and Barrett formed The Canadaires a name suggested by the audience when Toronto disc jockey Barry Nesbitt put them on his weekly teen show. All four members happened to be working at Government of Ontario jobs, but once they got a bit of exposure, all quit to pursue their musical interests full time.
In they competed on Arthur Godfrey's TV and radio program, "Talent Scouts," where they came in second to a comedian. She was so impressed with the quartet she raved about them to her record label but unfortunately couldn't remember the group's name. The following winter, the band was playing at a club in Sudbury one night. It Ti-Pi-Ti-Tum - The Crew Cuts - Crew-Cuts Sing Folk 40 below. Their agent contacted them saying that they had been invited to appear on the Gene Carroll television show in Cleveland U.
Hoping that this was the break they were awaiting, they hopped into their car and drove nearly miles without a heater. They thawed themselves out I suppose and managed to perform three times. It was there they met local disk jockey Bill Randle. In addition, Randle arranged for them to audition with Mercury Records, who liked them enough to sign the quartet to a contract. They changed their name to The Crew Cuts, and their first singles for a major label made little impression, lasting only a few weeks in the top 40 in the fall of ' But "All I Wanna Do" and "Crazy 'Bout You Baby" were written by Maugeri and Barrett themselves, unusual for the period because the majority of the other doo-wop era groups were spoon fed their material by the labels.
They also had literally hundreds of unrecorded pre-Motown hits pitched to them that were written with them in mind. Of those groups were The Chords, who'd released a single called "Sh'Boom" which hadn't yet entered the charts. A quick trip to the studios and by May their own version of the song was Yelling At You In My Head - Bill Kelly - Bread On The Waters. While the original version eventually spent a blink of an eye at 2 in the US, The Crew Cuts' version eventually topped both the American and Canadian charts, where it remained for nine weeks in the USA and 10 at home.
The white covers frequently outsold the black originals. But after the explosion of rock 'n' roll init soon became clear that teenagers preferred the real article. The gradual breakdown of radio segregation also contributed to the diminished acceptance of cover versions by pop singers. When they were booked into a Toronto club, the city fathers welcomed them home with a ticker-tape parade.
Next up was "Earth Angel" originally recorded but not charted by The Penguinswhich peaked at 2 on the US charts while staying in the top 20 for 20 weeks, topped the Canadian chart for six weeks, peaked at 4 in England, and was Around For Nothing - Understand - Ne Pas Avaler top 10 in Australia.
The latter made the top 10 on both sides of the 49th. Still, their version cracked the top 20 in Canada and the US, and more Ti-Pi-Ti-Tum - The Crew Cuts - Crew-Cuts Sing Folk throughout North America ensued. They tried shaking the covers stigma and released three original singles - "Hey! One brilliant marketing move, saw one record in contain half of the same record Aida: Grand March - Arthur Fiedler, Boston Pops* - Marches In Hi-Fi than a year earlier on side one.
And on side two was They officially called it quits inand they all scattered throughout the US over the following years. They reunited in Nashville in for a one-off performance, then a few odd dates here and there over the next few years. This in turn sparked an onslaught of a handful of their songs making their rounds on compilation albums, which continues today. Along with The Diamonds and The 4 Lads, they were inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in in recognition for their contributions to Ti-Pi-Ti-Tum - The Crew Cuts - Crew-Cuts Sing Folk Canadian doo-wop era and their influence shaping Canadian pop music.
The three groups were also inducted into the Vocal Groups Hall of Fame. In the '90s, he then opened a pair of wellness centres in Hollywood and Las Vegas. He died in his Las Vegas home of pancreatic cancer on May 7, John Perkins is the Choir Director at St. Pat Barrett passed away on July 27, The Crew-Cuts biography at Canadian Ti-Pi-Ti-Tum - The Crew Cuts - Crew-Cuts Sing Folk . The Crew-Cuts biography by Tom Simon.
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