The Village Stompers was a
dixieland music group with the hit " Washington
Square" (written by Bobb Goldsteinn) in 1963.
The band was known for its instrumental pieces.
The Village Stompers originated from
. The group
consisted of Dick Brady, Don Coates, Mitchell May, Ralph Casale, Frank Hubbell,
Lenny Pogan, Al McManus and Joe Muranyi. They had instrumental hits on the Epic
record label with "Washington Square" / "Turkish Delight"
released in September 1963, reaching #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, and #1
on the Adult Contemporary Charts plus also reaching #1 on the Australian Charts
in October of that year. Greenwich
Village, New York
They also had hits with "From Russia With Love" / "The Bridge Of Budapest" in April 1964 (#81) and with "Fiddler On The Roof" / "Moonlight On The Ganges" in December 1964 (#97) and #19 Adult Contemporary Chart. Three other tracks made the Billboard Bubbling Under Chart being "The La-Dee-Song" / "Blue Grass" February 1964 #104, "Oh! Marie" / "Limehouse Blues" October 1964 #132 and "Those Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines" / "
" July 1965 #130 pop and
#35 Adult Contemporary Chart. Sweet Water
Looks like they're still out there going strong.