Classic 4, IV and Four & Classics Groups

Classic 4 (Bob Gerardi & The) (NY) – Nobody Wants You Anymore/ You’re Everything To Me, ’60 (Recorte 441) (Bob Gerardi was a member of the Rockin’ Chairs who also recorded on Recorte.  According to several sources, The Bob Knight 4 were the Classic 4.)

 

 

Classic IV (PA)

– Island Of Paradise/ What Will I Do (Without You), ’62 (Twist 1001)

– Please Be Mine/ Heavenly Bliss, ’62 (Twist 1003-1004)

 

Classic IV as Classic Four

– Early Christmas/ Limbo Under The Christmas Tree, ’62 (Algonquin 1650)

– What Will I Do/ True Story, ’62 (Algonquin 1651)

 

 

Classics (West Coast) – If Only The Sky Was A Mirror/ Gosh But This Is Love, ’57 (Class 219)

 

Classics (Hollywood) – You’re The Prettiest One/ Let Me Dream, ’59 (Crest 1063)

 

Classics (Unverified) (Jimmy Ringo & The) – Full Race Cam, ’59 (Dart) (The title is found by Eddie Ringo on Twin Star 1016.  Cannot confirm if title is Full Race Came or Full Racing Cam, if this is a book error or if both Jimmy & Eddie did the song.)

 

Classics (NY Label) – You’re Everything/ Burning Love, ’60 (Top Rank 2061)

 

 

Classics (Brooklyn) (fb Emil Stucchio)

– Cinderella/ So In Love, ’59 (Dart 1015 & Musictone 1114, ’63)

– Angel Angela/ Eenie Meenie Meinie & Mo [sic], ’60 (Dart 1032)

– Life’s But A Dream, Sweetheart/ That’s The Way, ’61 (Dart 1024 & Dart 1038) (No scan for #1038.  Listing found isas ‘Life Is But A Dream/ That’s The Way.)

– Life Is But A Dream Sweetheart/ That’s The Way, ’61 (Mercury 71829)

– Till Then/ Enie Minie Mo [sic], ’63 (Musicnote 1116)

– PS I Love You/ Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams (And Dream Your Troubles Away), ’63 (Musicnote 1118)

– Too Young/ Who’s Laughing, Who’s Crying, ’64 (Musictone 6131)

– Life’s But A Dream, ’64 (Streamline 1028)

– Nuttun In The Noggun (& Mr Raccoon), ’64 (Streamline 1028)

– You’ll Never Know/ Dancing With You, ’65 (Stork 2)

– Over The Weekend/ Dancing With You, ’66 (Josie 939) (No a-side scan.)

– I Apologize/ Love For Today, ’67 (Piccolo 500)

 

Classics (Brooklyn) – Again/ The Way You Look Tonight (Recorded 1964), 71 (Bed-Stuy 222) (Members include: Emil Stucchio, Tony Armato, Albie Falione & Lou Rotondo.  No b-side scan found.)

Profits – The Wind/ Vagabond, ’71 (Sire 353) (Members include: Emil Stuccio, Albie Galione & Lou Rotondo.  Book listed under Classics and Profits.)

 

 

Classics (Ohio) (fb Lou Christie) – Close Your Eyes/ Funny Thing, ’60 (Starr 508)

 

Classics (Ohio) (Lou Christie & The)

– Close Your Eyes/ Funny Thing, ’66 (Alcar 207)

Tomorrow Will Come/ You’re With It, ’66 (Alcar 208) (This is said to be recorded in 1960 at the same time as ‘Starr 508 but not released until 1966.  The book dated 1963.)

 

 

Classics (NY) (Herb Lance & The) – Blue Moon, ’61 (Promo 1010)

Classics (NY) as Herb Lance – Little Boy Lost, ’61 (Promo 1010)

 

 

Classics (Detroit)

– Elmo/ Twistin’ 62, ’62 (Karen 314) (Not in book.)

– Noah’s Ark/ The Wheel Of Love, ’63 (Karen 316) (No scans found.)

 

 

Classics (Unknown Origin) – Christmas Is Here, ’60 (MV 1000) (No scan found.) 

 

 

Classics (New Jersey) (Mike Sabeh & The) – So Fine/ Don’t Lead Me On (Empress 1001) (No scans found.)

 

 

Classics 4 (Texas) (ref Bobby Osborn [sic]) – My Heart’s Been Broken/ Susie-Q, ’64 (Gaylo 2484) (This group is not listed in the book.  Bobby Osborn is also associated with the Classics III.  (See rcs-discography.com/rcs/artist.php?key=clas4000 and rcs-discography.com/rcs/artist.php?key=osbo0700 for the Classics 4 and Bobby Osborn/Osburn discographies.)

Classics 4 (Texas) as Bobby Osburn [sic] (& Group) – My Hearts [sic] Been Broken/ Susie Q, ’64 (Arlen 747)

 

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