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It didn't last long, but it was a hell of a trip while it lasted

The Teemates, four young boys who started a band, became locally famous, appeared on TV shows, made records and an album, had songs on the charts, played all over New York and Jersey, were scheduled to appear on The Ed Sullivan Show and may have made it except Uncle Sam thought he needed some of us more in Vietnam

Long Pond Inn, Greenwood Lake NY, The week we backed up Chubby Checker. This was always my favorite place to play

Some people and groups we backed up
  • Chubby Checker
  • The Ronettes
  • Jackie Wilson
  • The Shangra-Las
  • Jerry Lee Lewis
  • The Flamingos
  • Little Anthony and the Imperials
  • Otis Redding

Friends we made playing at the Metropole Cafe on Broadway
  • Gene Krupa
  • Lionel Hampton
  • Eric Burdon and the Animals
  • The Angels
  • Scott Muni- WABC DJ and club owner
  • Bruce Morrow "Cousin Bruce"- The most Famous WABC DJ
  • Dino Danneli from the Rascals -when Bryan broke his hand Dino played drums for us until Bryan could play while his own record, Good Lovin, was #1 on the charts

    Scott Muni's Scotland Yard Rock & Roll show, somewhere in Brooklyn

    Scott Muni's Rolling Stone - We were the first band when he opened. I can't believe we dressed like this !

    Our opening at The Metropole Cafe on Broadway, right after our album was released. Something else must have had my attention

    The official Teemates mobile

    New York World's Fair - 1964 - 1st official Teemate Gig

    Rockland County Rt 59 Movies Playing at the opening of A Hard Days Night - 1963? anyway it was BL (before Lundius)

    MP3 album tracks- still in progress

    First 45

    album cover

    Keep coming back - I will be adding more pictures and will be converting the album tracks to mp3 format