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In 1964, six singers from Bronx, New York, formed an acappella (or doo-wop) group. The Zirkons (spelt with k) had the following line-up:

Zircons (1959-1963)

The original members of The Zircons (spelled with a c) included:.[1]

  • Jimmy Gerenetski (lead)
  • Neil Collelo
  • John Loiacono
  • Jo Shmo
  • Ken Pulicino
  • Donald Lewis

Their biggest hit was a 1963 cover of "Lonely Way", The Skyliners' 1959 recording. They followed it up with "Your Way" on Mellomood Records.

The Zircons / The Zirkons (1964-1967)

In 1964, six singers from Bronx, New York, formed an a cappella (or doo-wop) group. The Zirkons (spelt with k) had the following line-up:.[2]

  • Mario Ibanez (lead)
  • Carlos Infante (baritone)
  • Leo Perez (1st tenor)
  • Robert McInerney (2nd tenor)
  • Neal Stuart Schneberg (1st/2nd tenor/falsetto lead)
  • Barry Zakar (baritone)

The Zirkons recorded on various record labels, including Old Timer / Cat-Time / Catamount / Amber (as The Zircons) and on Snowflake Records (as The Zirkons).

Their repertory included:

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·1964: "You Are My Sunshine", "Silver Bells" and "Stormy Weather" [Old Timer Records]

·1965: "Blue Moon", "Remember Then", "Unchained Melody", "You Baby You" [Catamount Records]

·1966: "One Summer Night", "Lone Stranger"

·1967: "Here in My Heart"