Cameo-Parkway Records was the parent company of Cameo Records and Parkway Records, which were major American Philadelphia-based record labels from 1956 (for Cameo) and 1958 (for Parkway) to 1967. Among the types of music released were doo-wop, dance hits, popular/rock, rockabilly, big band, garage rock, soul and novelty records.. Until 1962 Cameo was also the parent company name for both Distributor(s): Universal Music Group.
Dick Clark. As host to the first network television series devoted to rock and roll and the longest running musical show in television history, American Bandstand, Dick Clark made rock music palatable to the mainstream American public and helped promote the careers of many rock and roll artists of the 50s, both the talents and no talents. Richard Wagstaff Clark was born November 30, 1929 in.
Dick Clark sent it out as a Christmas greeting in 1958, and it got such good response that Cameo-Parkway released it commercially and signed Ernest in early 1959. During the recording session, Clark's wife asked Ernest what his name was.
Mar 23, 2017 · Product Description. The Cameo Parkway boxed set that we all have been dreaming of, 115 tracks including 74 chart hits! Painstakingly assembled from the best sources possible (98% from the original tapes), and all in original mono, the tracks include performances by all of the label's stars and its one-hit wonders.4.1/5(45).