Gleams Groups & Related Connections

Gleams (NYC) (Berlin Perry & The) – Tennessee Waltz/ Put That Tear Back, ’59 (Ribbon 6902)



The Bronx NY Gleams were formerly the Originals/Valentinos on Brunswick #55171 (A Kiss From Your Lips/ Let Me Be Your Girl).  In 1963, ‘He’s A Fink/ Bazooki {I}’ were released on Musicor #1035 asby Silky & The Shantungs.


Gleams (Bronx NY-Sonia Rivera)

– Bad Boy/ Give Me A Chance, ’60 (J-V 101)

– Mr Magic Moon/ Pile Driver, ’63 (Kapp 565)

also released asby

Four Gleams – Mr Magic Moon/ Pile Driver, ’63 (Kapp 565)



Gleams (Nashville) – He’s A Rebel, ’62 (Hit 36) (Flip is Next Door To An Angel by Ward Oliver.)



Gleams (NY-NJ) (ref Frankie Montonaro (Love)) – You Broke My Heart/ I Don’t Know Why You Sent For Me, ’62 (Kip 236-237)

(Lead is Frankie Montonaro who later recorded under the name of Frankie Love.)


Frankie Love (ref Gleams (NY-NJ) – First Star/ Save Her Love For Me, ’62 (La Rosa 101)


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