Tommy Vastola

Real Name:
Gaetano Vastola
Profile:
Also known as Tommy, Sonny, or Corky, Vastola was a partial owner of Roulette Records and an underboss in the DeCavalcante crime family of New Jersey. He worked as a concert promoter, took credits for several doo-wop tracks, and served time in prison several times (including for extortion and assault of a record company executive in the 1980s).
Sites:
Variations:
[a2004785]

Artist

Tommy Vastola Discography Tracks

Writing & Arrangement

Tommy Vastola - K-I-S-S Me / Christmas Prayer album art The Valentines K-I-S-S Me (as Vastola) and 1 more… The Valentines - K-I-S-S Me / Christmas Prayer Rama US 1955 Sell This Version
Tommy Vastola - Why Do Fools Fall In Love / You Baby You album art The Diamonds You Baby You (as Vastola) The Diamonds - Why Do Fools Fall In Love / You Baby You (Single) Mercury US 1956 Sell This Version
1011 Tommy Vastola - The Rock And Roll Story album art Dave Appell And His Applejacks* The Rock And Roll Story (as Vastola) Dave Appell And His Applejacks* - The Rock And Roll Story(7", Single) President (2) 1011 US 1956 Sell This Version
Tommy Vastola - Coney Island Baby / You Baby You album art The Excellents You Baby You The Excellents - Coney Island Baby / You Baby You (Single) Blast Records (6) US 1962 Sell This Version
FZ 37716 Tommy Vastola - Crazy For You album art The Mystics You Baby You (as T. Vastola) The Mystics - Crazy For You(LP, Album, Ter) Ambient Sound FZ 37716 US 1982 Sell This Version
522020 Tommy Vastola - Original Classics Doo Wap Hits album art Various Lily Maebelle (as Vastola) Various - Original Classics Doo Wap Hits(LP, Comp) Roulette 522020 France 1985 Sell This Version
R2 72717 Tommy Vastola - Doo Wop: Blue Moon album art Various You Baby You (as Vastola) Various - Doo Wop: Blue Moon(CD, Comp) Flashback Records R2 72717 US 1997 Sell This Version
GG-12 Tommy Vastola - Lily Maebelle / Woo Woo Train album art The Valentines Lily Maebelle (as Vastola) The Valentines - Lily Maebelle / Woo Woo Train(7", RE) Roulette GG-12 US Unknown Sell This Version
1167 Tommy Vastola - Springtime In Monaco / The Rock And Roll Story album art Billy Merman / Dave Appell And His Applejacks* The Rock And Roll Story (as Vastola) Billy Merman / Dave Appell And His Applejacks* - Springtime In Monaco / The Rock And Roll Story(Shellac, 10") Ronnex Records 1167 Belgium Unknown Sell This Version