Pharotones – Monkey Business, ’63 (Times Square 21 & Times Square 94, ’64)


Pharotones and Pharo-Tones(Give Me A) Chance (This title appears on various comps under both names.  All versions are the same as ’The Chanells’ version on Times Square 24 for which there is a label scan.  Information on the Pharo-Tones version indicates the title was done originally on Timely 1002 (circa 1958).  There is a ‘Timely’ label (square printing) for that time period and another Timely label with a different style in the early 50s.  The earlier Timely 1002  was a Gay Tunes release in 1953 for (Thrill of Romance/Wh-y-y Leave Me This Wa-ay-ay.)


Both Pharotones and Chanells are male groups and difficult to tell if they are the same group or different.  Does anyone know the story?)


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