Thurston Harris

Rock ’n Roll/Doo Woop

Years active 1953-1990

always klick on pic’s

Thurston Harris 2

Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

Born July 11, 1931; Died April 14, 1990 (aged 58), Pomona, California


See also The Sharps

Thurston Harris (July 11, 1931 – April 14, 1990) was a male American singer, popular in the early to mid-1950s.


Harris first appeared on record in 1953. He was the vocalist for South Central Los Angeles R&B band the Lamplighters. He remained with the band as it evolved through several name changes, from the Tenderfoots to the Sharps.

In 1957, Harris signed as a solo artist for Aladdin. His former band backed him when he released his version of Bobby Day's "Little Bitty Pretty One".It reached #6 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. The track sold over one million records, achieving gold disc status. The Sharps would go on to another name change to become The Rivingtons, achieving fame with the single "Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow".  … Read all the original text here >>>   Thurston Harris

Thurston Harris Little Bitty Pretty OneALADDIN 154665 [France - 1983]

Little Bitty Pretty One - 1957

Do What You Did - 1957

Over & Over - 1958

Purple Stew - 1958

Hey Little Girl (In the High School Sweater) - 1958

My Love Will Last - 1958

1 Scotch, 1 Burbon, 1 Beer - 1961

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