The Three Suns was an American pop groupmost popular during the s and s. The group was formed in by brothers Al Nevins guitar and Morty Nevins accordion and their cousin, radio and vaudeville veteran Artie Dunn Years Ago - Alice Cooper - Welcome To My Nightmare (DVD)electronic organ.
They became a popular nightclub attraction; during a New York engagement inthey were signed to appear in short musical films for the Soundies movie jukeboxes. They performed nine songs for the cameras. A review in Billboard in addressed the group's potential. The Three Suns are an electric organ, an accordion and guitar, and they produce some sensational musical effects.
InThe Three Love Jumped Up - The Three Suns - The Three Suns Favorites scored their first hit record" Twilight Time "; their version was strictly instrumental and did not feature the lyrics written later by Buck Ram. This was followed by " Peg o' My Heart ", which was one of the best-selling records of in the United States. The group was featured in Alfred Hitchcock 's Rope performing an off-screen "radio sequence", and in Two Gals and a Guy The band is also notable in that they were reputed to have been the favorite musical group of former First Lady Mamie Eisenhower.
During the s the group continued to play "live" dates with the same personnel, but their recording sessions would often Indians Groove - Various - Indianism - Inspiration and Respiration studio musicians substituting for one or another, because keyboardist Artie Dunn did not read music and guitarist Al Nevins became more interested in the production end of the recording business.
The group's popularity waned as rock and roll became popular, but the group reinvented itself by using its RCA Victor recording sessions as an audio laboratory, employing additional instruments and novel stereophonic effects. These new arrangements became popular among fans of lounge music and exotica. The first records released by The Three Suns, during the s and s, were 78 rpm. Between andinch albums were released. Most of the titles were not sequenced on the CD as they appeared on the original 78s.
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