Johnny Rotella was born in Jersey City and grew up in North Bergen, New Jersey where he began his music career in his teens, playing clarinet and saxophone with many bands. During World War II, he was with the 389th ASF Band stationed at Ft. Monmouth, New Jersey. While in the service he looked forward to his visits to New York City where he studied with the finest teachers including Simeon Bellison on clarinet, Joe Allard on saxophone and Victor Goldring on flute. Johnny Rotella And The Little Wheels. Harlem Nocturne, Something Special (7", Single, Mono).
Harlem Nocturne" is a jazz standard written by Earle Hagen and Dick Rogers in 1939 for the Ray Noble orchestra, of which they were members. The song was chosen by the big-band leader Randy Brooks the next year as his theme song. The version by the Viscounts has the distinction of being released twice and rising high on the Billboard charts each time: first in 1959, when it peaked at and again in 1966, peaking at on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Album by Johnny Otis. is a cover of. Harlem Nocturne by Ray Noble (1940).
HARLEM NOCTURNE by Johnny Otis. Johnny Otis Orchestra - Harlem Nocturne. Лучшие песни Johnny Otis. 1. Willie And The Hand Jive. 2. Country Girl (COLD SHOT - THE JOHNNY OTIS SHOW).
Harlem Nocturne Lyrics.
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Written-By – E. Hagen*
Written-By – J. Rotella*
NotesPressed by Columbia Pressing Plant, New York.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout: ZTSP 28318-1B
- Matrix / Runout: ZTSP 28319-1A