THE VISCOUNTS – Featuring “Harlem Nocturne” And “Night Train”[1960]

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The Viscounts were an American instrumental rock group from New Jersey, formed in 1958. They had one hit single, with Earle Hagen’s instrumental classic “Harlem Nocturne”, which peaked at #52 in the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart in 159. It was re-released in 1966 and hit #39 the second time a9round. [wiki]

Sax driven moody R&B/Jazz instros with few rockin’ tunes as Chug-A-Lug, Dig, Night Train and Along The Navajo Trail. Their version of Harlem Nocturne appears onJohn Carpenter’s”Christine”movie soundtrack. Perfect film noire score. Dig!

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