Monday, August 25, 2014

Brian Hyland - Voice Your Choice

Brian Hyland was born in Queens, New York on November 12, 1943. He got an early start to his music career, as he had his own group, The Delphis, when he was just 12 years old. He and Del Shannon worked closely together in 1970 when they had a production company.

His first single catapulted him to the top of the charts in 1960 with the Number One song Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini, which also became the first of two Gold Records. The second  was in 1970, Gypsy Woman, a remake of the Top Twenty song by The Impressions in 1961.

Next week on Voice Your Choice, in conjunction with the Labour Day Back To School End Of Summer Special on Treasure Island Oldies, we spotlight two great summer smashes by Brian Hyland.

Cast your vote at the Voice Your Choice page for either  Sealed With A Kiss or Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini. I'll play the winner in the 3rd hour of next week's show.