Discography: 1958-1962

Jennie Lee JAN & ARNIE -- Singles

1958
Jennie Lee / Gotta Getta Date -- Arwin MM-108-45 - (April)
Jennie Lee / Gotta Getta Date -- Arwin MM-108 (78 rpm)
(Berry-Ginsburg) / (Ginsburg-Berry-Lubin)
CHARTS: BILLBOARD #8 -- CASH BOX #3 -- R&B #4
'Jan 'n Arnie'

Gas Money / Bonnie Lou -- Arwin 111 - (July)
(Berry-Ginsburg-Altfeld) / (Berry-Ginsburg-Altfeld)
CHART: BILLBOARD #81

The Beat That Can't Be Beat / I Love Linda -- Arwin 113 - (September)
(Berry-Ginsburg-Altfeld) / (Berry-Ginsburg-Altfeld)

1960
Gas Money Gas Money / Gotta Getta Date -- Dot 16116 (July)

Jennie Lee / Gas Money / Gotta Getta Date / The Beat That Can't Be Beat -- Dot EP1097

Jan & Arnie sides produced by Joe Lubin.
"Jennie Lee / Gotta Getta Date" features "Don Ralke's Music."
All other Jan & Arnie sides feature the "Adam Ross Orchestra."

"Jennie Lee" arranged by Ernie Freeman and distributed by Dot Records.

Joe Lubin remained a dear friend of Jan Berry's until Joe's death in October 2001 (at the age of 84). Joe used to joke that the "Jan & Arnie" period was "The Rocky Road to Rock-n-Roll !"

Jan 'n Arnie with Joe Lubin, Adam Ross, and Marty Melcher
THE ARWIN TEAM:
Left to Right: Adam Ross, Jan Berry, Joe Lubin, Arnie Ginsburg, and Marty Melcher, September 1958 (Cash Box)

 

Jan 'n Dean JAN & DEAN -- Singles

THE DORÉ YEARS
Jan BerryDean Torrence

1959
Baby Talk / Jeanette, Get Your Hair Done -- 522 (May)
(Schwartz) / (Berry-Torrence-Altfeld)
FIRST PRESSING CREDITED TO "JAN & ARNIE"
CHARTS: BILLBOARD #10 -- CASH BOX #7

Baby Talk - Jeanette, Get Your Hair Done There's A Girl / My Heart Sings -- 531 (August)
(Alpert-Adler) / (Alpert-Adler)
CHARTS: BILLBOARD #97 -- CASH BOX #80

Clementine / You're On My Mind -- 539 (November)
(Berry-Torrence) / (Berry-Altfeld)
CHARTS: BILLBOARD #65 -- CASH BOX #88

YEAR-END CHARTS (1959):
Baby Talk: Billboard - #95

 

1960
White Tennis Sneakers / Cindy -- 548 (February)
(Schwartz) / (Berry-Torrence)

We Go Together / Rosie Lane -- 555 (May)
(Haims-Stevens) / (Berry-Torrence-Altfeld)
ALTERNATE SPELLING, "ROSILANE"
CHARTS: BILLBOARD #53 -- CASH BOX #39
'We Go Together' Picture Sleeve

Gee / Such A Good Night For Dreaming -- 576 (October)
(Davis-Watkins-Norton) / (Hunter-Mann)
CHART: BILLBOARD #81
'Gee' Picture Sleeve

1961
Judy's An Angel / Baggy Pants -- 583 (January)
(Berry-Torrence) / (Roberts)

Don't Fly Away / Julie -- 610 (August)
(Pomus-Schuman) / (Ball-Moffitt)

Doré sides produced by Lou Adler and Herb Alpert.

 

Tomorrow's Teardrops RIPPLE

1961
Tomorrow's Teardrops / My Midsummer Night's Dream -- 6101 (February)
JAN BERRY SOLO SINGLE
(Kaufman-Weil) / (Berry-Altfeld, spelled as "Barry-Altfelt")
Released as JAN BARRY
LABEL DESIGN BY DEAN TORRENCE

Produced by Lou Adler.

 

CHALLENGE

1961
Heart 'n Soul Heart and Soul / Those Words -- 9111 (April)
Heart and Soul / Midsummer Night's Dream -- 9111 (May)
(Carmichael-Loesser) / (Adler-Berry) / (Berry-Altfeld)
"HEART AND SOUL" ARRANGED BY JAN BERRY
CHARTS: BILLBOARD #25 -- CASH BOX #16

Wanted, One Girl / Something a Little Bit Different -- 9120 (September)
(Rubin-Koppleman-Keller) / (Adler-Berry-Torrence)
"SOMETHING A LITTLE BIT DIFFERENT" ARRANGED BY JAN BERRY
CHART: BILLBOARD #104

Challenge sides produced by Lou Adler.

Four of the Challenge sides were later included on inconsequential exploitation LPs, after Jan & Dean hit it big in 1963. These included (among others): Jan & Dean and the Satellites; The Heart and Soul of Jan & Dean and Friends; and Jan & Dean with the Soul Surfers.

 

LIBERTY
Jan 'n Dean 1961

1961
A Sunday Kind of Love / Poor Little Puppet -- 55397 (November)
(Belle-Prima-Leonard-Rhodes) / (Greenfield-Keller)
ARRANGED BY JAN BERRY
CHART: BILLBOARD #95

1962
Tennessee / Your Heart Has Changed Its Mind -- 55454 (April)
(Russell-Cason) / (Sedaka-Greenfield)
ARRANGED BY JAN BERRY
CHARTS: BILLBOARD #69 -- CASH BOX #83

My Favorite Dream / Who Put the Bomp -- 55496 (August)
(Mann-Weil) / (Mann-Goffin)
ARRANGED BY JAN BERRY

Frosty (The Snow Man) / She's Still Talkin' Baby Talk -- 55522
(Nelson-Rollins) / (Altfeld-Berry)
ARRANGED BY JAN BERRY

Liberty sides for 1961-62 produced by Lou Adler (except "Tennessee / Your Heart Has Changed Its Mind," produced by Snuff Garrett and Lou Adler)

 

ALBUMS

1960
THE JAN & DEAN SOUND -- DORÉ 101 (March)

    Clementine
    Judy
    My Heart Sings
    Rosie Lane
    Oh Julie
    Baby Talk


    You're On My Mind
    There's A Girl
    Jeanette
    Cindy
    Don't Fly Away
    White Tennis Sneakers

    Produced by Lou Adler and Herb Alpert. (Engineer: Don Blake)

 
1962
JAN & DEAN'S GOLDEN HITS -- LIBERTY LRP-3248 (M) (August) - [ Re-released August 1965 -- LRP-3248 (Mono -- pink border on bottom of cover); LST-7248 (Stereo -- pink border on top of cover) ]

    Baby Talk
    We Go Together
    Palisades Park -- (Barris)
    In A Turkish Town -- (Valens)
    Who Put the Bomp
    Heart and Soul


    Barbara Ann -- (Fassert)
    Poor Little Puppet
    Tennessee
    Queen of My Heart -- (Venezuela-Quinones)
    A Sunday Kind of Love
    Jennie Lee

    Produced by Lou Adler. (Supervision: Snuff Garrett)

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