Never On Sunday - Jerry Murads Harmonicats - Love Theme From El Cid And Other Motion Picture Song
Label: Columbia - CS 8553 • Format: Vinyl LP • Country: Canada • Genre: Jazz, Stage & Screen • Style: Easy Listening
Jerry Murad's Harmonicats were an American harmonica -based group. The band was founded in ; bythey were no longer performing. Originally they were named The Harmonica Madcaps and the group consisted of Jerry Murad chromatic lead harmonicaBob Hadamik bass harmonicaPete Pedersen chromatic harmonicaand Al Fiore, chord harmonica. They reformed later as a trio with Murad, Fiore, and bass harmonica player Don Body Bags - Danko Jones - Fire Music. Pedersen and Gail Wallace remained contributors to the group throughout its existence, working on arrangements and occasionally recording.
During when Don Les' father died, the band called upon Johnny Thompson to fill in for Les on bass harmonica for a couple of weeks. Thompson went on to play with them at their residency gig at the Frontier Hotel in Las Vegas in the early s. In the mids, Les suffered from a detached retinaand Thompson once again Never On Sunday - Jerry Murads Harmonicats - Love Theme From El Cid And Other Motion Picture Song his place until Les was able to return full time later in the decade.
Jerry Murad chromatic harmonicawas an Armenian born in Istanbul, Turkey who moved to America at the age of 2. He played diatonic harmonicas at first, and took up chromatic soon after. Murad played Hohner s and 64s, as well as the Musette, a harmonica made especially for him that replicates the sound qualities of a Never On Sunday - Jerry Murads Harmonicats - Love Theme From El Cid And Other Motion Picture Song accordion.
It is featured on their s recording of "Parisienne Fantasy". Murad also played the Hohner Polyphonia a type of orchestral melodic harmonica. Don Les Dominic Leshinski — bass harmonica was born in Lorain, Ohio,  with congenital cataracts.
Al Fiore chord harmonicawas born in Chicago and started experimenting with chord harmonicas at the age of Fiore played the rare pre-war Hohner Chord harmonica. He recorded the band's No. Their recording of the song " Peg o' My Heart " Mercury Recordsoriginally Vitacoustic Recordscatalog number 1 brought them public attention and sold over one million copies byreaching No.
Billboard chart. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article relies largely or entirely on a single source. Relevant discussion may be found on the talk page. Please help improve this article by introducing citations to additional sources. The Book of Golden Discs 2nd ed. London: Barrie and Jenkins Ltd. Categories : American instrumental musical groups Columbia Records artists Harmonica Mercury Records artists Musical groups established in Musical groups from Chicago.
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