Peter Nero. Theme From "Jesus Christ Superstar" (A Rock Opera) / Theme From "Summer Of '42"

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This 45 was released by Columbia Records in 1971 and the A side, "Theme From Summer of '42" reached #21 on Billboards Top 40 list that year. This single was million selling 45.

Peter Nero was born in Brooklyn, New York as Bernard Nierow. Starting his formal music training at the age of seven, He studied piano under Frederick Bried. By the time he was fourteen, he was accepted into New York City's High School Of Music & Art. From high school he was given a scholarship to the Juilliard School of Music.

Nero recorded his first album under the name of Bernie Nerow in July 1957 on the Mode label, he was then considered to be a jazz musician. Nero released 67 albums and has received ten Grammy Award nominations and in 1961 won a Grammy for best new artist.  During his association with RCA Victor he released 23 albums in just eight years. When he moved to Columbia Records he scored his firs single and album million sellers for Summer of '42.  

This 45 sounds good and is in good condition. The A side has a couple of labels with radio information.