Countdowns Groups

Because of their sound and novelty nature of ‘Watermelon’ and ‘Satellite Dan’ the groups on ‘Image’ and ‘Rori’ 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 my post for the ‘Todds Group’ 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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