The Royal Teens

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Biography

Formed in 1956 in Bergen County, New Jersey, USA, the Royal Teens are remembered primarily for the 1958 rock ‘n’ roll novelty number ‘Short Shorts’. Originally a quartet called the Royal Tones, the line-up included pianist Bob Gaudio (Robert John Gaudio, 17 November 1942, the Bronx, New York City, New York, USA), saxophonist Bill Crandall, bass player Billy Dalton and drummer Tom Austin. Influenced by black music, they worked as back-up band to travelling R&B artists.... Read more

Genres

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rock and roll
50s
doo wop
60s
oldies
pop
rock
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