Because of their sound and the novelty nature of ‘Watermelon’ and ‘Satellite Dan’ the Image and Rori groups may be connected. Confirmation needed.
Countdowns – Watermelon, ’61 (Image 5002) (Writing credits: Buzz Cason/Tony Moon. In 1965 Watermelon is released on Monument 954 as Bobby And Buzz crediting Cason-Moon as writers. The Monument flip is Good Humor Man with Cason-Russell as writers. Bobby and Buzz are Bobby Russell and Buzz Cason.)
Countdowns – The Writing On The Wall, ’61 (Image 5002) (Writing credits: B Russell.)
Both Cason and Russell originated in Nashville. See post for Todds for more by this writing combo.
Countdowns (New York NY) – The Answer Is In Your Heart/ Satellite Dan, ’62 (Rori 706) (Writing credits: C Tranum on both sides. A-side has female BV. B-side is a novelty tune.)
Countdowns (Somerset PA) – Lost Horizon, ’63 (Sumit 0004)
Countdowns (Somerset PA) (‘Chip’ & The) – It Hurts, ’63 (Sumit 0004)