The Capris Booking Agent – Cape Entertainment Agency
Music booking agents for original recording artist The Capris.
Book The Capris and other top celebrity talent from Doo Wop, the fifties, sixties, seventies, eighties and disco.


The Capris

One of the signature songs of the early 1960s doo-wop revival was "There's a Moon Out Tonight" by The Capris from Queens, New York (not to be confused with a black Capris group from Philadelphia that recorded in the mid-'50s for Gotham Records). A Top 5 hit in 1961, "There's a Moon Out Tonight" had actually been recorded three years earlier, and when the single broke wide open, The Capris--lead singer Nick Santo, first tenor Mike Mincelli, second tenor Frank Reina, baritone Vinnie Narcardo and bass John Caassese--didn't even exist because the members had disbanded over a year earlier. But they came back…and kept coming back. In 1982 they recorded an album for Ambient Sound Records that produced yet another classic recording, "Morse Code of Love.

The first tenor, Mike Mincelli, started the group and kind of organized everybody. Nick came in six or seven months after the group was started. I would say probably around early 1958-spring or the summer is when we really got together. Then we had the final member to come into the group, Frank Reina. Shortly thereafter we recorded "There's a Moon Out Tonight" in1958 and it was released in the early part of 1959. It came out on Planet. If anybody has the record on Planet, it's worth anywhere from $500 to $1,000. I don't even have one. Mike is the only one [in the group] who has the record on the original label. Recorded at Bell Sound Studios in New York, only two songs were recorded, "Moon" and "Indian Girl."

The Capris were named after the 1957 Chevy Capri.


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Dion DiMucci - The Drifters - The Duprees - Larry Chance and The Earls - Eddie Holman - Eric Burdon & The Animals - Fabian
Terry Johnson's Flamingos - The Four Tops - Frankie Avalon - La La Brooks lead singer of The Crystals - Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons - Freddy Cannon -
1910 Fruitgum Company
- Gary Lewis & The Playboys - Gary "US" Bonds - Gene "The Duke of Earl" Chandler - The Happenings
Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone - Terry Sylverter of The Hollies - Jay & The Americans
Jay Black (The Voice) - Jerry Butler - Jimmy Beaumont & The Skyliners - Jimmy Clanton - Johnny of Santo & Johnny - Johnny Rivers - Johnny Tillotson
Joey Dee & The Starliters - Jr. Walker's Allstar Band - Kathy Young - Kenny Vance & The Planotones - Little Anthony & The Imperials - Little Peggy March
Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs - Merrilee Rush - The Mystics - Lenny Welch - Little Richard - Lou Christie - The Lovin Spoonful - The Marcels
Martha Reeves & The Vandellas - The Marvelettes - Mary Wilson of The Supremes - Mel Carter - Mitch Ryder - Motortown All-Stars - The Orlons - Paul and Paula
Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals - Randy & The Rainbows - Ron Dante of The Archies - The Reflections - Sam Moore of Sam & Dave
Sam the Sham - The Shadows of Knight - The Shirelles - Shirley Alston Reeves Original lead singer of The Shirelles - Smokey Robinson / The Miracles
The Temptations Review featuring Dennis Edwards - The Tokens - Tommy James & The Shondells - Tommy Roe - The Turtles - The Tymes - The Vogues

70s & 80s

Air Supply - Ambrosia - America - Anita Ward - A Taste of Honey - Bowzer (formerly of Sha Na Na) - The Chi-lites - Chuck Negron, Formerly of Three Dog Night
The Delfonics - Dionne Warwick - Don McLean - The Dramatics - Dr. Elmo - Evelyn "Champagne" King - Foreigner - Freda Payne - Gloria Gaynor
Journey - J.T. Taylor - Kool and the Gang - KC & The Sunshine Band - Kool and the Gang - The Manhattans - Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr - Martha Wash
Marty Balin - Maxine Nightingale - Melanie - O’Jays - Patti LaBelle - Peaches & Herb - Peter Frampton - Poco’s Paul Cotton - The Pointer Sisters - Sister Sledge
The Spinners - The Stylistics - Styx - Suzi Quatro - Tavares - Thelma Houston - Three Dog Night - Tony Orlando - The Trammps - Village People - War

The Capris Booking Agent – Cape Entertainment Agency
Music booking agents for original recording artist The Capris.
Book The Capris and other top celebrity talent from Doo Wop, the 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s and disco.


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