Excellents (Bronx) (Lead Denis Kestenbaum) – When The Red, Red Robin, Comes Bob, Bob, Bobbin Along/ Love No One But You, ’61 (Mermaid 106)
Excellents (Bronx) – Coney Island Baby (Lead John Kuse)/ You Baby You, ’62 (Blast 205)
Excellents (Bronx) – On The Corner LP 135 1990 (Crystal Ball affiliate)
Side A: You Baby You, Red Red Robin (2:19), Love No One But You (Acappella-2:21), Geraldine (previously unreleased), Lorraine (previously unreleased), Gloria (previously unreleased), Sunday Kind Of Love.
Side B: Coney Island Baby (2:08), Love No One But You (1:58), White Cliffs of Dover, Biggest Mistake (Alt Version-2:44), Red Red Robin (Acap-2:08), She’s Not Coming Home (previously unreleased), Helene (previously unreleased-Original Acappella Version-2:24)
- Underscored titles were listed in the book.
as Excellons – Helene (Your Wish Came True)/ Sunday Kind Of Love, ’64 (Bobby 601)
as Excellons – Helene (Your Wish Came True)/ A Sunday Kind Of Love (Fast Version), ’64 (Old Timer 601)
as Excellons – Sunday Kind Of Love, ’65 (Relic LP 101 A07)
Gms: John Kuse (Lead / Second Tenor), George Kuse (First Tenor), Phil Sanchez (Falsetto), Joel Feldman (Baritone), Denis Kestenbaum (Lead / Baritone/ 2nd Tenor) & Chuck Epstein (Bass).
Ultimates (East NY-Brooklyn) – I Can Tell You Love Me Too/ Lonely Night, ’61 (Envoy 2302)
As/youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uKFaPbtTOUY, gms are: Gary Allen, Dave Strum, Carlos Miranda, Neil Bernstein and Donald Scheer.
See comments to add some clarity to the confusing cross purposes of these groups.
- The Ultimates (Envoy)/ Excellents (Blast) group came from the East New York section of Brooklyn.
Ultimates (East NY-Brooklyn) as Excellents – I Hear A Rhapsody/ Why Did You Laugh, ’62 (Blast 207)