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.) (White group.)



Countdowns (Somerset PA) – Lost Horizon, ’63 (Sumit 0004)

Countdowns (Somerset PA) (‘Chip’ & The) – It Hurts, ’63 (Sumit 0004)


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