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The Daily News did not have a smash as it turns out – They would release one more single for Parrot and then – that was that.
Mark Damon arrived in the Spring of 1959 and was gone one year later – never to record again! Good thing he had a career of sorts in motion pictures – He was born in 1933 (real name Alan Harris). He was discovered while attending high school in Los Angeles by Grouch Marks! His high mark was winning a Golden Globe for his role in “House of Usher” in 1960 starring Vincent Price.
I have no idea who the Daps are or were – but they only surfaced briefly in 1960 when they appeared on the short lived Marterry record label in early 1959 – Marterry was a Chess brothers label. But no hits.
Marterry would quickly evolve into the Argo label.