The date was December 4, 1965. Carl Perkins and his band were hunkered down at Sun Records for a recording session that included a not-yet-famous piano player named Jerry Lee Lewis. (Lewis’ first Sun release was on the way, but it would be another 7 months before he would have his first national hit.) Johnny
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Pop, Rock & Doo Wopp Live! in Westbury
Friday, March 2, 2018 at 7:30 PMThe Space at Westbury
250 Post Ave
Westbury NY 11590
Phone: (516) 283-5575
“Pop, Rock & Doo Wopp Live!” makes its debut at the Space at Westbury reuniting a cavalcade of authentic doo wopp stars live on stage – many for the first time in years!
Rock & Roll Hall of Famers The Flamingos featuring Terry Johnson (“I Only Have Eyes for You”, “Lovers Never Say Goodbye”, “Mio Amore”)
The Reflections featuring original lead singer Tony Micale (“Just Like Romeo & Juliet”)
The Charts featuring original lead Joe Grier and original bass Leroy Binns (“Deserie”, “Dance Girl”)
The Devotions featuring original bass Ray Sanchez (“Rip Van Winkle”)
Little Caesar & the Romans featuring original leads Carl Barnett & David Johnson (“Those Oldie But Goodies”)
The Del-Satins featuring original lead singer Stan Zizka (“Teardrops Follow Me” and the songs they recorded with Dion, “Runaround Sue” & “The Wanderer”)
The Excellents featuring original lead singer John Kuse (“Coney Island Baby”)
The Mello-Kings (“Tonight, Tonight”)
and, for the first time in 25 years a reunion of all 5 original members of The Mystics (“Hushabye”, “White Cliffs of Dover”).
Plus: an all-star band featuring Johnny Gale on guitar. Enjoy an evening filled with the songs that dominated New York radio when doo wopp DJs like Gus Gossert & Don K. Reed ruled the airwaves. Presented by Praia Entertainment Group.