I know SOME stuff about this recording, but almost nothing about Jack Herbst.
This song was recorded by a group called The Nitecaps at Norman Petty's famous studio in Clovis, New Mexico back in 1963. This is the same studio where many of Buddy Holly's hits were recorded, and the same record label that published the music of Ritchie Valens during his short career. It was released on Del-Fi 4228. The flip is another cool song called Jimmy's Party.
The record was supposed to be credited to The Nitecaps, but supposedly there were some kind of contract negotiations that weren't going well. So, the record was published with Jack Herbst as the artist. It's not clear to me how Jack fit into the Nitecaps. Maybe he was the lead singer of this harmony group, which had been quite popular in that area, especially around Colorado.
So, here I go again. If you know anything about Jack Herbst, I'd love to hear from you!
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