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Jay Traynor - Up And Over download album

  • Performer: Jay Traynor
  • Title: Up And Over
  • Genre: Funk & Soul
  • Country: US
  • Released: 1966
  • Style: Soul
  • MP3 album: 1106 mb
  • FLAC album: 1147 mb
  • Rating: 4.3/5
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Jay Traynor - Up And Over download album

John "Jay" Traynor (March 30, 1943 – January 2, 2014) was an American singer. Traynor was the third lead vocalist of the Mystics, singing falsetto on "The White Cliffs of Dover", and lead on "Somewhere Over The Rainbow" and "Blue Star". Later, he started Jay and the Americans with Kenny Vance and Sandy Yaguda, and was the original lead singer. He sang lead on the group's first hit, "She Cried", which was followed up by the album She Cried.

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Background information. All recordings were produced by Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller, who produced numerous artists and wrote many hits for Elvis Presley, the Drifters, the Coasters, and many more.

Jay and the Americans were a pop music group popular in the 1960s. The next two singles didn't fare nearly as well, and Traynor left the group. Empires' guitarist Marty Sanders (né Kupersmith) joined the group.

Jay Traynor was very versatile in his vocal style, from rock and roll to Frank Sinatra, fronting Jay and the Americans in the early sixties. The four were teamed up with songwriters Mike Stoller and Jerry Leiber, who had a great track record with The Drifters, The Coasters, and Ben E. King. United Artists had just finished the movie version of West Side Story and offered the boys heavy promotion if they recorded a song from the soundtrack called Tonight. Under the name Jay and the Americans,.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A Up And Over
Written-By – B. Crewe*, G. Knight*
B Don't Let The End Begin
Written-By – D. Lambert*, L. Weiss*

Companies, etc.

  • Published By – Saturday Music
  • Published By – Fling Music Inc.
  • Produced For – Don Costa Productions, Inc.


  • Producer – Dennis Lambert


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Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Matrix / Runout (A Side Label): AMP 45-13302
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side Label): AMP 45-13506

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
45-10845 Jay Traynor Up And Over ‎(7", Promo) ABC Records 45-10845 US 1966
13302 Jay Traynor Up & Over / Don't Let The End Begin ‎(7", Unofficial) DCP Records 13302 US 1978

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