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I like Jay & the Americans as much as the next guy, but why rave about these redone re-recordings when the original versions sound even better and are also available on iTunes?!? Check out the CD "Come a Little Bit Closer" and judge for yourself. At least THAT cd could afford a cover photo of the group!

I hate this....

iTunes, please, for the love of music and our sense of pitch and tone, don't market these re-recorded, half hearted versions of the hits we all love. Please.


I never saw or heard of this cd, but when I found it on Itunes I purchased it, and it is great, what a voice he has. I highly recommed it


Formed: 1961 in Brooklyn, NY

Genre: Pop

Years Active: '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

Though they had a bunch of hits across the 1960s, Jay & the Americans were a throwback to a previous era in their doo wop-influenced vocals, neatly groomed, short-haired appearance, and mix of pop/rock with operatic schmaltz. Built around the neck-bulging upper-register vocals of David Blatt aka Jay Black, their biggest hits -- "She Cried," "Cara Mia" (which you could, in the second half of the 1970s, just imagine Eddie Mekka's Carmine Ragusa, aka "The Big Ragu," singing on Laverne & Shirley), "Come...
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