Business card of Eddie Davis, who owned the record
labels on which many East L.A. bands recorded.
Chris Pasqual, later bass player for The Romancers,
was a member of The Blue Notes.
played on The Romancers' classic "Do the Slauson"
album on DelFi Records)
The Imperials were also known as Marcy & the Imperials.
of Marcy & the Imperials included Joe Espinosa
and Adolfo "Fuzzy" Martinez, who later were
members of the popular Eastside band, The Village
Callers. Manager Hector Rivera went on to manage
the Village Callers and was the subject of their hit
Mickey & the Invaders
were a popular Eastside band, led by Mike "Mickey"
& the Invaders keyboardist was Bobby Espinoza,
later to gain fame with El Chicano)
The Leisures later in the 60s made a record as the
Cassinos called "Cabazon," which appeared
on "Eastside Sound, Vol. 2" on the Dionysus
Becken now owns a recording studio in the Rancho Mirage,
CA where I recently worked on a project with Trini
Lopez. John Valenzuela later was a guitarist
in my 70s band, Tango.)