Archive for the ‘1959 Music’ Category


The Country Playboys 1959

April 30, 2010

Band: The Country Playboys
Home: Chatham Ontario Area
Genre: Country Music
Formed: 1959
Disbanded: 1961

Victor Tetreault
– Vocals, Guitar
Albert Mays – Steel Guitar
Adam Takacs – Accordion
Glen Pickering – Slap Bass
Sammy Marionchuk – Fiddle
Bill Pawlak – Drums

Pre ‘Country Cowboys info:
1957 – 1958   
  A Singing Duo, consisting of Mr Maurice Cyr and Mr Victor Tetreault,
both singing guitarists, who would entertain at weddings and parties in the Dover and Chatham, Ontario area.

Info: Mr. Cyr moved back to Quebec, and Victor added a few more fellows to form
“The Country Playboys”.   Mr. Albert Mays of Blenheim on steel guitar, Mr. Adam Takacs
of Chatham on accordion, Mr. Glen Pickering of Blenheim,Ontario on slap bass, and Mr. Sammy
Marionchuk of Ridgetown,Ontario  on fiddle, Mr. Bill Pawlak of Chatham,Ontario on drums, along with Vic on guitar and vocals.

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Dan Dalton (1959)

October 27, 2009
Dan Dalton

Dan Dalton

Artist: Dan Dalton
Year: 1959
Home: Erieau, Ontario Canada.

   Dan records his hit Walkin Walkin. It is topping hit parade charts in Hawaii and the Daltons are hoping for the same success here in North America when it is released here shortly.
  The Dalton family is well known in Erieau, as Mr. Dalton was known for years as Detroit’s Irish Tenor. The whole family are very musical and have entertained there neighbours with playing, singing and dancing.
  Dan is currently in his final year of University in Hawaii.
Research. 1959, Aug.12th, CDN.

  While attending the University of Hawaii, Dan Dalton became a professional musician as a member of a trio called the Dalton Boys, with his brothers Wally and Jack. The trio was booked to open Randy Sparks’ new club, Ledbetter’s, in October of 1963, and when his brothers were drafted and the act broke up, Dalton joined the Back Porch Majority, playing banjo and 12-string guitar. ~ Bruce Eder, All Music Guide

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