CZERWONO-CZARNI, Sweet Little Sixteen, 1961

Czerwono-Czarni are one of my favorite polish beat groups. They might not have been the wildest but they put out a lot of great records in the 60´s.

They backed many pop singers in the 60´s too, among them Karin Stanek:

On this first EP of the “Red and Blacks” they´re dishing out some cover versions of Chuck Berry´s Sweet Little Sixteen, Cliff Richard´s Apron Strings, Tommy Steele´s Elevator Rock and Bill Haley´s When The Saints Go Rock´n´Roll.

Unlike on their later releases Janusz Godlewski (Sweet Little Sixteen, Apron Strings) and Marek Tarnowski ( Elevator Rock, When The Saints) are singing in English here. Or at least it sounds like English.

It doesn´t really matter because they´re rockin´their polish souls out…

CZERWONO-CZARNI, Sweet Little Sixteen, 1961

CZERWONO-CZARNI, Apron Strings, 1961

CZERWONO-CZARNI, Elevator Rock, 1961

CZERWONO-CZARNI, When the Saints Go Rock´n´Roll, 1961



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