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The Royal Teens

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The Royal Teens

The Royal Teens was first played on NTS on 5 October 2018. Songs played include Planet Rock.

The Royal Teens were a New Jersey rock and roll band formed in 1957, best known for their single "Short Shorts", which was a #3 hit in the U.S. in 1958. The follow-up single, 1959's "Believe me", hit #26. Member Bob Gaudio later became a member of The Four Seasons. 14 year-old member Al Kooper sometimes appeared with them on the road in 1959, and later founded the group Blood Sweat & Tears. Vocalist Joe Francovilla (aka Joey Villa) joined them in late 1958. He previously sang with The…

Planet Rock
Royal Teens
Planet Rock
Royal TeensABC-Paramount1958