3 Stars

New Jersey’s George Kerr produced scads of kid groups for Sylvia Robinson’s All-Platinum label family. The chart success of Ponderosa Twins Plus One with Sam Cooke’s “You Send Me,” coupled with a minor hit by Spoonbread, was all the prompting Robinson needed to dive head first into pop’s newest wrinkle. Through a series of newspaper ads placed in various cities in the mid-Atlantic, two Jersey brothers (Joey and Jeffrey) were paired with a total stranger from Delaware (Leland) to form 3 Stars.

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