Jay Black – 2014 Concert Schedule
If you love timeless oldies like "This Magic Moment," "Only In America,"
and "Come A Little Bit Closer," then you're going to love seeing a performance by Jay Black. When he led the group Jay and
the Americans to success in the 1960s, fans couldn't get enough of his powerful voice. If you never had a chance to see Jay
Black perform during the height of his popularity, or you're coming back to see another performance, all concert goers are
sure to be impressed by this iconic crooner's voice. As hits like "Cara Mia" fill the venue, you will be reminded of why you
became a Jay Black fan. To experience one of the most treasured performers from the past, be sure to visit StubHub for your
concert tickets, and get ready to enjoy Jay Black's incredible show!
About Jay Black
Jay Black rose to
prominence during the 60s when he led the band Jay and the Americans. Before Jay Black joined them, the band already had a
hit with "She Cried," which rose to the number 5 position on the charts, and was later covered by a number of other musical
artists. After their next singles failed to pick up much speed, their lead singer Jay Traynor left the group. In need of a
new singer, Jay Black soon came on board, and he led Jay and the Americans through a new period of fame and success.
Jay Black at the helm, Jay and the Americans returned to the airwaves with the song "Only In America," which made it to the
number 25 position on the chart. A number of other hits followed, including 1964's "Come A Little Bit Closer," which quickly
climbed to the number 3 spot, and 1965's "Cara Mia," which hit number 4. Jay and the Americans' popularity soared during this
time, and they performed frequently on television shows, like Hullabaloo, Johnny Carson, Shindig, Red Skelton, and more. They
later served as the opening band for The Beatles, the Rolling Stones, and many other popular British groups.
moment of success for the band came when they released their album, "Sands of Time," which hit the number 51 position on the
Billboard 200 chart, and produced the successful hit, "This Magic Moment," which went to the number 6 spot on the Billboard
Hot 100 chart. The album also included popular songs like "Hushabye" and "When You Dance." Following their success of "Sands
of Time," Jay and the Americans released "Wax Museum" in 1970, which included the song, "Walkin' In The Rain," originally
recorded by The Ronettes. The song was a hit, and went on to reach the number 19 spot on the chart. Throughout the years that
followed, the members of Jay and the Americans left to pursue solo careers, but Jay Black continues to keep the spirit of
their music alive by regularly touring and playing to sold-out venues.
Jay Black's Breakthrough Album
Black got his big break when he landed the lead singer position of the group Jay and the Americans. Previously led by singer
Jay Traynor, the band saw great success with Jay Black on board. Throughout the years, Jay and the Americans had a number
of hit recordings, like "Only In America," "Come A Little Bit Closer," "Cara Mia," "This Magic Moment," "Hushabye," and "Walkin'
In The Rain." The group continued to enjoy success throughout the 60s, and after the members went on to pursue their solo
careers, Jay Black kept their music going by continuing to perform all of their beloved hits. In 2001, Jay Black also experienced
a resurgence of interest after performing "Cara Mia" on a PBS show, garnering him a new generation of eager fans. Whether
you just discovered his music or you've been a longtime fan since the beginning, you can join the countless others who are
flocking to see this iconic performer live in concert.
Jay Black Trivia
What is Jay Black's real name?
Black was born David Blatt, but he agreed to change his name to Jay Black once he landed the lead singer position for Jay
and the Americans.
If you're a fan of oldies and nostalgic music, then you're going to
love seeing singer Jay Black live in concert. For decades, his recordings of songs like "Only In America," "Come A Little
Bit Closer," "Cara Mia," and "This Magic Moment" have touched the hearts of fans world wide, and his music represents an innocent
time in music. Now you can re-experience all of the magic of Jay Black's wonderful music when he heads to a venue near your
city during his concert tour. A trip to see Jay Black live in concert is the perfect way to listen to some great live music
with a group of friends, and his performances are a treat for any music lover. Be sure to check out Jay Black live in concert
during his 2014 tour for an unforgettable night of timeless music.