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The Aquatones

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Owner of the very best 40 strike “You” which was found in Martin Scorcese’s Mean Roads, the Aquatones started their music profession in 1956, the entire year of Elvis. Initially, these were a rockabilly-slanted vocal and instrumental combo referred to as the Tempo Kings. The lineup of Very long Island teenagers presented Larry Vannatta on alto and tenor saxophones, Gene McCarthy on tenor sax and Dave Goddard on lead vocals and piano. 16-year-old Lynne Nixon from Malverne, Very long island, was quickly added like a back-up vocalist and periodic female business lead. After winning an area high school skill contest, these were authorized by small-time record label owner Lou Fargo because the Acquations. Due to the men’ penchant for putting on aqua-colored t-shirts on-stage with Lynne inside a coordinating gown, the group quickly transformed their moniker towards the Aquatones. The group found their first program with two originals: “She’s the only person for me personally,” a traveling rocker sung by Goddard, and “You,” a ballad with Nixon on lead vocals. Fargo slice two sessions to make a grasp of “You,” which became their biggest (and lone) strike in 1958. The record just got up to number 21 around the nationwide graphs, but its longevity and long lasting popularity (it had been found in Martin Scorcese’s Mean Roads and it show I’ll Travel Away) has managed to get an evergreen. The group adopted that sentimental ballad with other great sides, but graph success demonstrated elusive. The group proceeded to go their separate methods (university, the draft, relationship, disillusionment) by 1962. In 1964, Fargo Information released a full-length recording around the group that quickly became a staple in cutout bins and is currently a collector’s item choosing many hundred dollars. The Aquatones might have been one-hit miracles, but an excellent hit it had been.

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Full Name The Aquatones
Music Songs My Treasure, Say You'll Be Mine, My Darling, For You, for You, So Fine, My One Desire, The Drive-In, Anna Mae, Light Up the Sky, She's the One for Me, Our First Kiss, There's a Long, Long Trail, Solid Gold Cadillac, One Little Kiss, I Love How You Love Me, Born in Brooklyn, Seeing Is Believing, 40 Years Too Late, Happy Happy Birthday Baby, You ? The Aquatones, To Know Him Is to Love Him, Wanted, It's Not Easy Letting Go, You, Crazy for You, Little Bo Pete, I'm Movin', Baby Please, What a Guy, I Can Still Rock & Roll All Night, Time Stood Still, It Must Have Been a Dream
Albums The Very Best Of, Debra Doo-Wop, Volume 1: 40 Years Later, The Complete Recordings, Golden Oldies, The Aquatones Sing for 'You'


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Sound Department

Sound Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Kuma miko 2016 TV Series sound director
Aku no hana 2013 TV Series sound director - 13 episodes
.hack//Quantum: Walking Party 2010 Video sound director
Gakuen Mokushiroku: Highschool of the Dead 2010 TV Series sound director - 12 episodes
Tôkyô magunichûdo 8.0 2009 TV Series sound director - 11 episodes
Michiko to Hatchin 2008-2009 TV Series sound director - 22 episodes
Kenkô zenrakei suieibu umishô 2007 TV Series sound director - 13 episodes
Otogi-jushi Akazukin 2006-2007 TV Series sound director - 39 episodes
Mushi-Shi 2005-2006 TV Series sound director - 26 episodes
School Rumble 2004-2005 TV Series sound director - 26 episodes
Otogi jûshi Akazukin 2005 Video sound director: Iina
Aquarian Age Saga II: Don't Forget Me... 2003 Video sound effects director
Raimu iro senki tan 2003 TV Series sound director - 13 episodes
Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi 2002 TV Series sound director - 13 episodes
Ima, soko ni iru boku 1999 TV Series sound director
Black Heaven 1999 TV Series sound director - 13 episodes
Rurôni Kenshin: Ishin shishi e no Requiem 1997 sound supervising assistant
I Dream of Mimi 1997 TV Mini-Series recording mixer: Omnibus Japan - episode 3
Nâsu enjeru Ririka SOS 1995-1996 TV Series sound director - 35 episodes
Rurouni Kenshin: Wandering Samurai 1996 TV Series assistant sound director: Bee Line
Fire Emblem 1995 TV Mini-Series short sound director - 2 episodes
Akazukin Chacha 1994 TV Series sound director - 1994

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