ABOUTRomantic pop-rock group originally led by John "Jay" Traynor who left after "She Cried" (1962). Jay Black then became the lead singer. Best known songs include "Only In America" (1963), "Cara, Mia" (1965), and "This Magic Moment" (1969).
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Jay And The Americans
- Cara, Mia 1965
- Come A Little Bit Closer 1964
- Let's Lock The Door (And Throw Away The Key) 1964
- Only In America 1963
- She Cried 1962
(This son later also became a hit for the Shangri-Las (1966, as "He Cried") and the Lettermen (1970).)
- Some Enchanted Evening 1965
(This song later also became a hit for Jane Olivor (1977).)
- Sunday And Me 1965
- This Magic Moment 1968
(This song was previously a hit for the Drifters (1960).)
- Walkin' In The Rain 1969
(This song was previously a hit for the Ronettes (1964).)
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