The Rivieras

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The Rivieras were formed in 1962 in South Bend, Indiana by
Marty Fortson: vocals and rhythm guitar
Joe Pennell: lead guitar
Doug Gean: bass
Otto Nuss: organ
Paul Dennert: drums
The group was initially known as The Playmates, but a group with this name already existed. The group was then renamed The Rivieras, after the Buick Riviera.
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Albums

102 The Rivieras - Let's Have A Party album art The Rivieras Let's Have A Party (Album) USA Records (2), USA Records (2), USA Records (2), USA Records (2), USA Records (2) 102 US 1964 Sell This Version
LP 701 The Rivieras - Campus Party album art The Rivieras Campus Party(LP, Mono) Riviera (4) LP 701 US 1965 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

DNZ.10333 The Rivieras - California Sun / H B Goose Step album art The Rivieras California Sun / H B Goose Step (Single) Riviera (4) DNZ.10333 New Zealand 1963 Sell This Version
1406 The Rivieras - Let's Go To Hawaii / Lakeview Lane album art The Rivieras Let's Go To Hawaii / Lakeview Lane (Single) Riviera (4) 1406 US 1964 Sell This Version
T-7614 The Rivieras - Rockin' Robin / Battle Line album art The Rivieras Rockin' Robin / Battle Line (Single) Riviera (4) T-7614 Sweden 1964 Sell This Version
SXP-6064 The Rivieras - Let's Have A Party album art The Rivieras Let's Have A Party (EP) Sonet SXP-6064 Sweden 1964 Sell This Version
R-1402 The Rivieras - Let's Have A Party album art The Rivieras Let's Have A Party (Single) Riviera (4) R-1402 US 1964 Sell This Version
ESRF 1523 The Rivieras - California Sun album art The Rivieras California Sun(7", EP) Columbia ESRF 1523 France 1964 Sell This Version
DV 14323 The Rivieras - Whole Lotta Shakin' / Rip It Up album art The Rivieras Whole Lotta Shakin' / Rip It Up (Single) Vogue Schallplatten DV 14323 Germany 1965 Sell This Version
1407 The Rivieras - Somebody New / Somebody Asked Me album art Rivieras* Somebody New / Somebody Asked Me(7", Single) Riviera (4) 1407 US 1965 Sell This Version
1409 The Rivieras - Never Feel The Pain / Bug Juice album art The Rivieras Never Feel The Pain / Bug Juice(7", Single) Riviera (4) 1409 US 1965 Sell This Version
DV 14279 The Rivieras - Rockin' Robin  album art The Rivieras Rockin' Robin (7", Single) Vogue Schallplatten DV 14279 Germany 1965 Sell This Version
G 3081 The Rivieras - Gloria / California Sun album art The Shadows Of Knight, The Rivieras The Shadows Of Knight, The Rivieras - Gloria / California Sun (Single) Goldisc G 3081 US 1979 Sell This Version
285 The Rivieras - California Sun / Let's Have A Party album art The Rivieras California Sun / Let's Have A Party (Single) Eric Records 285 US 1985 Sell This Version
45-088 The Rivieras - Surfin' Fun / I'm Lookin' For Someone To Love album art The Rivieras Surfin' Fun / I'm Lookin' For Someone To Love(7", Single) Norton Records (2) 45-088 US 2000 Sell This Version
45-25 013 Gerdi Berg, The Rivieras, Das Orchester Werner Thomson Gerdi Berg, The Rivieras, Das Orchester Werner Thomson - Chico, Choco, Charly(7", Single) Baccarola 45-25 013 Germany Unknown Sell This Version
036-82 The Rivieras - California Sun / Hurt So Bad album art The Rivieras / Little Anthony & The Imperials The Rivieras / Little Anthony & The Imperials - California Sun / Hurt So Bad ARC Records 036-82 Netherlands Unknown Sell This Version
G-524 The Rivieras - California Sun / Coal Miner's Daughter album art The Rivieras, Loretta Lynn The Rivieras, Loretta Lynn - California Sun / Coal Miner's Daughter(10", Single) Rock N' Roll / Country Greatest Hits G-524 Unknown Sell This Version
R45-190 The Rivieras - California Sun / Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye album art Rivieras*, Casinos* Rivieras*, Casinos* - California Sun / Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye(7", Single) Ripete R45-190 US Unknown Sell This Version
SXP -6064 The Rivieras - Let's Have A Party album art The Rivieras Let's Have A Party(7", EP) Sonet SXP -6064 Sweden Unknown Sell This Version
SR-1118 The Rivieras California Sun / Little Donna(7", Red) Stateside SR-1118 Japan Unknown Sell This Version
NLA 14 The Rivieras - California Sun / Orange Blossom Special album art The Rivieras, The Spotnicks The Rivieras, The Spotnicks - California Sun / Orange Blossom Special(7", Single) Flamingo Records (2) NLA 14 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

108 The Rivieras - Riviera Gold album art The Rivieras Riviera Gold(Cass, Comp) Riviera (4) 108 US 1988 Sell This Version
STAR-CLUB JAN 33-8034 The Rivieras - Let's Have A Party album art The Rivieras Let's Have A Party (Comp) Star-Club Records (2) STAR-CLUB JAN 33-8034 Sweden 1989 Sell This Version
CED 272 The Rivieras - The Best Of The Rivieras: California Sun album art The Rivieras The Best Of The Rivieras: California Sun (Comp) Norton Records (2) CED 272 US 2000 Sell This Version