SILHOUETTES

Latest update on 03/02/2015

Artist: Rays
Author: Bob Crewe/Frank Slay Jr.
Label: Cameo
Year: 1957

With Daddy Cool on the B-side (see there). Written by Cameo label boss Bob Crewe, later of The Four Seasons and Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels fame.

Covers:

1957:

Steve Gibson & The Red Caps

1957:

Diamonds [also with Daddy Cool on the flip side]

1958:

Boris Vian [with the Michel de Villers orchestra as Symphonie d'un soir; instr.]

1958:

Juan Catalaño [as Symphonie d'un soir]

1960:

Frankie Lymon

1960:

Bob Crewe

1960:

Crests

1961:

Paul Anka

1965:

Four Seasons

1965:

Herman's Hermits [Top 5 UK & US; influenced by The Lettermen's Scratchy ('65), introduced by Jimmie Rodgers ('58)]

1965:

Claude François

1965:

Ronettes [recorded in '61-'62]

1967:

Bob Dylan & The Band [Basement tape]

1969:

Sha Na Na [the vocals in The Silhouettes doowop hit Get A Job inspired this band's name]

1972:

Dennis Brown

1983:

Nylons

1990:

Cliff Richard [top 10 UK]

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