Frankie Avalon With Rocco And His Saints - Cupid album flac
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Directed By [Orch. & Chorus] – Peter De AngelisWritten By – Marcucci - DeAngelis
|B||Jivin' With The Saints
Written-By – John Kekalos, Ronnie Chesler
- Published By – Debmar Publishing Co., Inc.
- Published By – Ram-Bed Publishing Co., Inc.
- Distributed By – Am-Par Record Corp.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Rights Society (A): ASCAP
- Rights Society (B): BMI
- Matrix / Runout (A-Side Label): 1780 A
- Matrix / Runout (B-Side Label): 1780 B
- Matrix / Runout (A-Side Runout Etching): 1780A 45 EK
- Matrix / Runout (B-Side Runout Etching): 1780B 45 EK
|C-1004||Frankie Avalon With Rocco And His Saints*||Frankie Avalon With Rocco And His Saints* - Cupid (7")||Chancellor||C-1004||US||1957|
FRANKIE AVALON WITH ROCCO & HIS SAINTS: Cupid, Jivin' With The Saints on Chancellor Records 1004.
Frankie Avalon With Rocco And His Saints – Cupid. Label: Chancellor – C-1004. Directed By – Peter De AngelisWritten By – Marcucci - DeAngelis. B. Jivin' With The Saints. Written-By – John Kekalos, Ronnie Chesler.
Frankie Avalon was the first and most successful of the teen idols from Philadelphia. Francis Thomas Avallone was born September 18, 1940. He was encouraged to perform from the time he was a child, beginning from when he was tutored on the trumpet by his father. By the time he was 12, he had joined Rocco and the Saints, a dance band that feature another boy from the CR Club, drummer Robert Ridarelli, soon to call himself Bobby Rydell. The combo played parish bazaars, shows at the Sons of Italy Hall, weekend sock hops. in school gyms, and weekend dances at teen clubs. DeAngelis knew of Avalon as his aunt had been his babysitter, and DeAngelis often invited Frankie over to his home where they rehearsed, Frankie on the trumpet and DeAngelis on the saxophone. Avalon asked for an audition, was signed with Marucci and DeAngelis becoming his managers.
Frankie Avalon (born Francis Thomas Avallone; September 18, 1940) is an American actor, singer, and former teen idol. Avalon had 31 charted . Billboard singles from 1958 to late 1962, including the number one hits "Venus" and "Why" in 1959. Avalon was born in Philadelphia, the son of Mary and Nicholas Avallone. In December 1952, Avalon made his American network television debut playing the trumpet in the Honeymooners "Christmas Party" sketch on The Jackie Gleason Show.
Frankie Avalon born Francis Thomas Avallone (born 18 September 1939 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA) was an American actor, singer and teen idol in the 1950s and early 1960s. By the time he was 12 (1951), Avalon began making appearances on . television for his trumpet prowess, and as a teenager, played with Bobby Rydell in a band known as Rocco and the Saints.
Discussing Frankie Avalon's career as a mover and shaker in 1950s rock & roll with anyone who takes their rock & roll even halfway seriously is to court derision. Avalon was the first of the manufactured teen idols, before Fabian and Bobby Rydell and the myriad of other pretenders to the throne wh. .But as childhood gave way to teendom, Avalon found himself playing backup trumpet in a local band called Rocco & the Saints. It was another six to eight months before Avalon's first single, "Cupid," came out on Marcucci's Chancellor label, and it wasn't until his third release, "Dede Dinah," that he had his first Top Ten hit.
The Frankie Avalon Collection: 1954-62.
This biography of Frankie Avalon provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline. Even though Frankie was a trumpet player, Marcucci liked his voice and helped him sign a contract with Chancellor Records. He released the singles ‘Cupid’ and ‘Teacher’s Pet’ in 1957. Even though they were not very big hits, the songs helped him grab a role in the movie, ‘Jamboree’ the same year. His managers wrote a song, ‘De De Dinah’ for him.
Teen heartthrob Frankie Avalon was known for singing 'Venus' and for starring in the hit Beach Party film series. Learn more at Biography. His song "Venus" became his first No. 1 single in 1959, and he released six more Top 40 records in that year alone. In 1962, Avalon and Annette Funicello paired their clean-cut looks to make the popular Beach Party surfer film series. Early Life and Career. Considered the first manufactured teen idol-before Fabian and Bobby Rydell and the myriads of other pretenders hoping to follow in Elvis's blue suede shoes-Frankie Avalon was born Francis Thomas Avallone on September 18, 1940, in South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.