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Steve Alaimo

Biography

Steve Alaimo recorded many albums in the first ’60s, but is most beneficial remembered for hosting and co-producing Dick Clark’s Where in fact the Action Is Television show later on that 10 years. A indigenous of Rochester, NY, Alaimo was their studies at the School of Miami when he produced the Redcoats, who have scored a local strike with “I’D LIKE You to Appreciate Me.” He agreed upon to the Checker label being a single act early within the ’60s and released two unsuccessful albums, Twist with Steve Alaimo and Mashed Potatoes. Alaimo acquired grazed the very best 100 in March 1962 using the name track towards the last mentioned album, but obtained his greatest graph success the next calendar year, when “Everyday I must Cry Some” peaked at amount 46. He documented seven even more charting singles and many albums, but transferred into production with the middle-’60s; he documented acts such as for example Sam & Dave and Harold Melvin & the Blue Records at TK Information, the label he co-owned with Henry Rock. With the 1970s, TK transferred from spirit/R&B into disco, documenting KC & sunlight Band as well as the initial 12″ with gold-selling difference, Peter Brown’s 1977 one “WOULD YOU Wanna Obtain Funky beside me.” In 1987, Steve Alaimo founded the Eyesight label with Ron and Howard Albert to record Stephen Stills, Jimmy Cliff, and Inner Group, amongst others. He also made an appearance in several experience films in the first ’70s, including Crazy Rebels (1971), Alligator Alley (1972), and Stanley (1972).

Quick Facts


Full Name Steve Alaimo
Height 1.79 m
Profession Actor, Singer
Education University of Miami
Nationality American
Music Songs Everyday I Have to Cry, Cast Your Fate to the Wind, People Act Funny, One Good Reason, She's My Baby, I Won't Let You Go, Blue Fire, Nobody Cries For Me, Happy, That's What Love Will Do, I Don't Wanna Cry, Happy Pappy, Cry Myself to Sleep, So Much Love, Denver, Soon You'll Be Gone, I Told You So, The Twist, Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying, Gotta Lotta Love, I Wake Up Crying, Let's Twist Again, I'm Thankful, I Don't Want to Cry, Big Bad Beulah, Sammy Dead, Pardon Me, It's My First Day Alone, Home by Eleven, Everyday I Have To Cry Some, You Don't Know Like I Know, I Want You to Love Me, Real Live Girl
Albums Starring Steve Alaimo, Twist with Steve Alaimo, Every Day I Have to Cry, Greatest Recordings, 1958-1962, Where the Action Is, Teen Idols, Steve Alaimo en Espanol, The Very Best Of, Steve Alaimo Sings and Swings, The Legendary Henry Stone Present Steve Alaimo: The 50s - The 70s, Hits and Rarities, Greatest Hits, The Best Of, Vol. 1, Rock & Roll Hits, The Best Of, Vol. 2, Hully Gully With Me, Big in Las Vegas, Anthology, Hit Wonder: Steve Alaimo, Vol. 1, Mashed Potatoes, Vintage American Teen Idol
Movies Wild Rebels, Stanley: Special Edition, The Naked Zoo, The Hooked Generation, Alligator Alley
TV Shows Where the Action Is


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1 Co-founded (w/Henry Stone) TK Records in 1972.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
House of D 2004 writer: "Melissa"
Jeff Gordon XS Racing 1999 Video Game "Klockwerk", "Mood Processor", "Nostromo", "Probe", "Road Warrior", "VLF"
No Looking Back 1998 writer: "Melissa"
The Allman Brothers Band: Brothers of the Road 1985 Video documentary writer: "Melissa"
Good Old Days Part II 1978 TV Special performer: "Cast Your Fate to the Wind"
Stanley 1972 producer: "Sparrow", "Start a New World"
Where the Action Is 1966 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Shindig! 1965 TV Series performer - 1 episode

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Stanley 1972 Crail Denning
The Naked Zoo 1970
The Hooked Generation 1968 Mark
The Wild Rebels 1967 Rod Tillman

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Naked Zoo 1970 singer: songs
Where the Action Is 1966 TV Series music coordinator - 1 episode

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Where the Action Is 1965 TV Series producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
They Came from the Swamp: The Films of William Grefé 2016 Documentary Himself
Unsung 2015 TV Series documentary Himself
The Record Man 2015 Documentary Himself
The Weird World of Blowfly 2010 Documentary Himself
Dark Side of Eden: The Making of 'Stanley' 2008 Video Himself
Della 1969 TV Series Himself
New American Bandstand 1965 1960-1967 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest / Himself / Himself - Performer
Where the Action Is 1965-1967 TV Series Himself / Performer
Shindig! 1965 TV Series Himself - Singer

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Good Old Days Part II 1978 TV Special Himself

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