OVER THE MOUNTAIN, CROSS THE SEA

Latest update on 02/05/2017

Artist: Johnnie & Joe
Author: Rex Garvin
Label: J&S
Year: 1957

Joe (Rivers) was a singer from Charleston, NY and was the neighbor of composer Rex Garvin (see: Emulsified and Sock It To 'Em JB). Johnnie was the daughter of J&S label boss Zell Sanders in New York. Chess took over when J&S couldn't handle the success any longer. Zell later formed The Jaynetts around Johnnie (see: Sally Go Round The Roses).

Covers:

1958:

Johnny O'Keefe

1960:

Billie & Lillie

1961:

Paul Evans

1962:

Orlons

1963:

Ventures

1963:

Bobby Vinton [with The Jordanaires]

1963:

Brian Poole & The Tremeloes

1964:

J. Frank Wilson & The Cavaliers

1970:

Miss Johnnie [on Zells Records; sang on the original]

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