September 27, 2016 Records of the Day

Tom-JerryFrankie-ValliA lot of recording stars began their careers singing under other names. In 1957, well before they were known as Simon and Garfunkel, the duo recorded as Tom & Jerry. They even appeared on American Bandstand performing their minor hit “Hey School Girl.” Released on a 78 by Big Top records it’s worth up to $250.00 today. In 1958 before Frankie Valli found fame as leader of the Four Seasons he recorded as Frankie Tyler on the single “I Go Ape” on Okeh records. A copy today can get you $400.00 today.

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