Vito & The Salutations

Vito & The Salutations

Brooklyn, NY-based doowop group formed in 1961 and originally composed of Vito Balsamo, Bobby Mitchell, Barry Solomo and Bob Depallo. Depallo and Solomo left the group in 1962 and the group carried on with numerous personnel changes over the years, but the lineup that remained together the longest included Vito Balsamo (lead and baritone), Randy Silverman (lead and 1st tenor), Shelly Buchansky (1st and 2nd tenor), Lenny Citrin (bass and baritone) and Frankie Fox (bass and baritone). The group disbanded in the mid-1960's, but returned in 1971 to perform on the oldies revival circuit.

Vito & The Salutations Discography


Red-Kape 1002 Vito & The Salutations Greatest Hits(LP) Kape Records (2) Red-Kape 1002 US 1973 Sell This Version
200-201 Vito & The Salutations Greatest Hits(LP) Red Boy Records (2) 200-201 US 1980 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

5009 Vito And The Salutations* Gloria / Let's Untwist The Twist(7") Rayna 5009 US 1962 Sell This Version
H-583 Vito & The Salutations Unchained Melody / Hey, Hey, Hey (Single) Herald H-583 US 1963 Sell This Version
LF-1008 Vito & The Salutations Liverpool Bound / Can I Depend On You(7", Single) Wells (3) LF-1008 US 1964 Sell This Version
R-1001 Vito And The Salutations* So Wonderful (My Love) Red Boy Records (2) R-1001 US 1965 Sell This Version
R 5106 Vito & The Salutations Hello Dolly / Can I Depend On You(7") Rust Records R 5106 US 1966 Sell This Version
BM 60,020 Vito & The Salutations I Want You To Be My Baby(7") Boom Records (7) BM 60,020 US 1966 Sell This Version

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