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HARPTONES / JIVE FIVE: Love Needs & Here We Are !

(2006/COLLECTABLES) 24 tracks Columbia/Ambient albums 1982

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Harptones - Jive Five - Love Needs & Here We Are ! CD 1
01My One And Only LoveHARPTONES / JIVE FIVE
02Those Wonderful MomentsHARPTONES / JIVE FIVE
03Love Needs A HeartHARPTONES / JIVE FIVE
04It's YouHARPTONES / JIVE FIVE
05When Your Love Has Sai GoodbyeHARPTONES / JIVE FIVE
06I'm So In Love With YouHARPTONES / JIVE FIVE
07Gee WhizHARPTONES / JIVE FIVE
08If I Give My Heart To YouHARPTONES / JIVE FIVE
09I've Never Been In LoveHARPTONES / JIVE FIVE
10That's What I NeedHARPTONES / JIVE FIVE
11Our Love (I Am Yours, You Are Mine)HARPTONES / JIVE FIVE
12We Are In LoveHARPTONES / JIVE FIVE
13Here I AmHARPTONES / JIVE FIVE
14Never, Never LieHARPTONES / JIVE FIVE
15Don't Believe Him DonnaHARPTONES / JIVE FIVE
16Hey NineteenHARPTONES / JIVE FIVE
17Hey SamHARPTONES / JIVE FIVE
18Never, Never ChangeHARPTONES / JIVE FIVE
19ChainsHARPTONES / JIVE FIVE
20Magic Maker, Music MakerHARPTONES / JIVE FIVE
21Oh BabyHARPTONES / JIVE FIVE
22Say You'll Be ThereHARPTONES / JIVE FIVE
23He's Just A Lucky ManHARPTONES / JIVE FIVE
24Baby, You're My Only LoveHARPTONES / JIVE FIVE
The Jive Five My True Story The Jive Five slipped a soul edge into their doo-wop... more
"HARPTONES / JIVE FIVE"

The Jive Five

My True Story

The Jive Five slipped a soul edge into their doo-wop approach. Emerging from the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn in New York, they featured Eugene Pitt (born November 6, 1937 in Brooklyn) as their lead singer, joined by tenors Jerome Hanna and Richard Harris, baritone Billy Prophet, and bass Norman Johnson. Eugene had graduated from his dad's sanctified outfit, The Pitt Gospel Singers, to a series of street corner groups before forming The Jive Five in 1958. Eugene also spent time with The Genies before they hit in '59 with Who's That Knocking.

Of all places, Pitt was discovered singing to himself in the aisle of a grocery store where he worked. Mrs. Oscar Waltzer overheard him and told her songwriting husband about the group. He brought them to audition for Beltone Records at 1650 Broadway. Les Cahan started the label in the fall of 1960 as an outgrowth of his Beltone Recording Studios, located in Manhattan, hiring Joe Rene as his A&R man and in-house bandleader. Their second offering, Bobby Lewis' Tossin' And Turnin', was a pop chart-topper during the summer of '61, launching the label in style.

After singing several numbers at the audition, Cahan asked the group if they had any other material. Pitt replied that they had a tune called My True Story, but he didn't care much for it because it was indeed a real-life tale. Cahan loved the doo-wop ballad, slating a session for February 17, 1961 at Beltone. Pitt shared compositional credit with Waltzer on My True Story, opening in falsetto before dropping down to his normal range to deliver a tear-soaked tale of doomed love that perfectly fit the doo-wop movement then underway.

Slotting another Pitt/Waltzer copyright, the rocking When I Was Single, on the other side, Beltone pressed My True Story up in May and had its second huge seller of 1961. The ballad maxed out at #3 pop but made it to the very peak of the R&B hit parade that September, dislodging labelmate Lewis from that pinnacle.

Various Street Corner Symphonies 1961 Vol.13
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