Beaudaddy Presents the Pioneer Acappella Group
The Del Capris
Jersey City, NJ
An Acappella Street Corner Vocal Group
Jim Esposito (Bass baratone)
Tony Piazza (Second tenner)
Mike Nolan (First Tenner)
Simon Cufta (Lead)
My name is James Esposito Jr. My father James Sr. Esposito was a member of the group The Del Capri's from Jersey City NJ. James Esposito and Mike Nolan are still alive. Mike is a police captain in Patterson NJ last we heard. We have the original FULL album my father recorded in Hackensack NJ. Acappella Unlimited! Vol. 1 Presenting the Del Capris.
Jersey City acappella group formed by
Simon Cuffa(Lead),Tony Piaza(Tenor), Mike Geazo(2nd Tenor & Lead) and Jim Malin Keyes(Bass).
From the mid 1960's when acappella was at its height,
AMBER Records gave us this various artist LP now on CD for the first time.
20 tracks including the first recordings of Joel Katz and early sides
by the 5 Sharks featuring the bass voice of Steve Horn, now with the Legends of Doo Wop.
- Never - The Autumns
- Congratulations - The Valids
- Gee Whiz - The Del Capris
- Walking My Baby Back Home - The Valids
- I Should Get My Head Examined - The Del Capris
- Barbara Ann - The Valids
- So Much in Love - The Del Capris
- Unchained Melody - The Valids
- This is My Love - The Valids
- The Lion Sleeps Tonight - The Five Sharks
- My Foolish Heart - The Valids
- One Summer Night - The Zircons
- Blue Moon - The Valids
- Land of 1,000 Dances - The Five Sharks
- Exodus - The Autmns
- The Lone Stranger - The Zircons
- Up On The Roof - The Del Capris
- If I Should Lose You - The Del Satins
- Hurry Home - Joel & the Concords
- Moonlight In Vermont - Joel & the Concords
They recorded one single for Amber and Catamount Recordsand a complete album for Acappella Unlimited Records.