Jay Black and Gary Puckett will be teaming up to sing their chart topping hits for a very special performance on Saturday, January 12, 2013 at the Union County Performing Arts Center.
With Jay Black as lead singer, Jay and The Americans charted a string of hits including This Magic Moment, Walkin' In The Rain, Cara Mia, Only in America, Come a Little Bit Closer and Sunday and Me, the first hit written by Neil Diamond. It was Black's magnificent voice that gave the group the distinctive sound that allowed it to turn out 21 chart singles.
Jay and the Americans made numerous appearances on the hottest television programs of the day, from Johnny Carson to Mike Douglas to Merv Griffin and more. When The Beatles made their first appearance in the United States, it was Jay and the Americans who opened for them. Black and his band also opened for the Rolling Stones, among other superstars.
During the late '60s, a period forever distinguished as rock's most radical, innovative and far-reaching, Gary Puckett and the Union Gap forged a series of massive chart ballads. Their best known songs included Woman, Woman, Young Girl, Lady Willpower, and Over You. Puckett went solo in 1970 and charted with I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself and Keep The Customer Satisfied.
Jay Black and Gary Puckett, presented by Rrazz Entertainment, coming to the Union County Performing Arts Center on Saturday, January 12, 2013. Showtime is 8 pm. The Union County PAC is located at 1601 Irving Street in Rahway, New Jersey The show will be hosted by Alan David Stein of Doo Wop Drive on WMTR. Tickets start at just $45. To purchase tickets, call (732) 499-8266 or online at www.upac.org.