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​(1994/Stompin' Tide) 28 tracks more

The Valiants: This Is The Nite (CD)

​(1994/Stompin' Tide) 28 tracks

Article properties: The Valiants: This Is The Nite (CD)

  • Interpret: The Valiants

  • Album titlle: This Is The Nite (CD)

  • Genre Rock'n'Roll

  • Year of publication 1994
  • Label DESPO CD

  • Artikelart CD

  • EAN: 8410092060059

  • weight in Kg 0.1
Valiants, The - This Is The Nite (CD) CD 1
01 This Is The Nite The Valiants
02 Frieda, Frieda The Valiants
03 Everyword Of This Song The Valiants
04 Good Golly Miss Molly The Valiants
05 Please Wait My Love The Valiants
06 Love Game The Valiants
07 We Knew The Valiants
08 Temptation Of My Heart The Valiants
09 Walking Girl The Valiants
10 Lover, Lover The Valiants
11 Listen To Your Heart The Valiants
12 When You Dance The Valiants
13 A Kiss From Your Lips The Valiants
14 Angel Of Mine The Valiants
15 The Way To My Heart The Valiants
16 Flamingo The Valiants
17 Honey Love The Valiants
18 Dear One The Valiants
19 Love Comes In Many Ways The Valiants
20 You Are Sweeter Than Wine The Valiants
21 Living In Paradise The Valiants
22 World Of My Own The Valiants
23 Blue Jeans And Pony Tail The Valiants
24 See Saw The Valiants
25 Dear Cindy The Valiants
26 Surprise The Valiants
27 Sure As You're Born The Valiants
28 In The Chapel In The Moonlight The Valiants
The Valiants This Is The Nite Groups formed and reformed in Los Angeles with precious... more
"The Valiants"

The Valiants

This Is The Nite

Groups formed and reformed in Los Angeles with precious little thought given to anything past today's session. Second tenor Sheridan 'Rip' Spencer, his cousin, Brice Coefield, on baritone, and lead tenor Billy Spicer (also known as Billy Jones; born June 29, 1938 in Dayton, Ohio) came together with bass Walter Carter as The Sabres, who cut Always, Forever for Hite Morgan's Cal-West logo in 1955.

Blues piano great Lloyd Glenn took an interest in the teenaged group (Brice's dad was his mailman), recommending them to Robert 'Bumps' Blackwell, who in 1956 was in the midst of producing Little Richard's string of smashes for Specialty Records. Bumps did some moonlighting with the group, cutting Valley Of Love and Red Tape at Ted Brinson's garage studio and issuing the results as by The Chavelles on Larry Mead and Mike Gradney's Vita Records. Carter left shortly thereafter; he was replaced by tenor Chester Pipkin of another Vita outfit, The Squires. Drummer Earl Palmer supervised a 1957 single by Rip, Brice, and Chester for Aladdin; their My Unfaithful Love came out as by The Gents without Jones' involvement.

As a result of a blowup between Bumps and Specialty owner Art Rupe over Sam Cooke's You Send Me (Rupe hated it), Blackwell angrily exited Specialty and landed at a brand-new L.A. label, John Siamas' Keen Records, which reaped the vast rewards of You Send Me. Bumps brought his pet group along, this time calling them The Valiants (inspired by Prince Valiant in the comics). Blackwell had produced Little Richard's volcanic Good Golly, Miss Molly in New Orleans but Rupe was sitting on it, so he produced the rocker on The Valiants, cranking up the tempo to an even more fevered pitch (Billy's voice sounds cashed). But it was the ballad side of The Valiants' first Keen single, This Is The Nite, that got the action. Written by all four members of the group and featuring Jones' sky-high tenor, it came out in late '57 and made a #69 pop appearance during the first weeks of '58. 

- Bill Dahl -

Various - Vol.10, Street Corner Symphonies 1958

Read more at: https://www.bear-family.de/various-vol.10-street-corner-symphonies-1958.html
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