The Zircons or The Zirkons a singing musical group with various line-up with recording in the late 1950s and during the 1960s.
The original members of The Zircons (spelled with a c) included:.
Jimmy Gerenetski (lead),
Their biggest hit was a 1963 cover of "Lonely Way", The Skyliners' 1959 recording. They followed it up with "Your Way" on Mellomood Records.
The Zircons / The Zirkons (1964-1967):
In 1964, six singers from Bronx, New York, formed an a cappella (or doo-wop) group. The Zirkons (spelt with k) had the following line-up:.
Mario Ibanez (lead),
Carlos Infante (baritone),
Leo Perez (1st tenor),
Robert McInerney (2nd tenor),
Neal Stuart Schneberg (1st/2nd tenor/falsetto lead),
Barry Zakar (baritone),
The Zirkons recorded on various record labels, including Old Timer / Cat-Time / Catamount / Amber (as The Zircons) and on Snowflake Records (as The Zirkons).
Their repertory included:
1964: "You Are My Sunshine", "Silver Bells" and "Stormy Weather" Old Timer Records,
1965: "Blue Moon", "Remember Then", "Unchained Melody", "You Baby You" Catamount Records,
1966: "One Summer Night", "Lone Stranger",
1967: "Here in My Heart",
Other Zircons/Zirkons songs included "Come Dance With Me", "Crazy For You", "Glory of Love", "My Own True Love", "Never", "Blue Moon", "Once In A While", "Sincerely", "Smile", and "Sunday Kind Of Love", "The Wind".
Other Zircons groups have recorded on labels like Heigh-Ho, Winston/Dot, and Federal.
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