The Nylons

~ Group


Formed: in Toronto, Canada

Original members: Denis Simpson, Paul Cooper, Marc Connors and Claude Morrison

Denis Simpson soon left. Ralph Cole replaced him for a year, but Arnold Robinson replaced Cole in 1980. Paul Cooper left the quartet after 1989's Rockapella and was replaced by Micah Barnes. Mark Connors died in 1991 and Billy Newton-Davis relaced hime 1992.

Annotation last modified on 2005-08-23 08:08 UTC.


The Nylons are an a cappella group founded in 1978 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, best known for their covers of pop songs such as The Turtles' "Happy Together", Steam's "Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye", and The Tokens' version of the traditional "The Lion Sleeps Tonight".

The band's current lineup includes Claude Morrison (tenor), Garth Mosbaugh (tenor), Gavin Hope (baritone) and Tyrone Gabriel (bass). Morrison is the only original member still with the band today.

The band recently has reissued all their albums on CD through Unidisc Music Inc.

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Year Title Rating Releases
1981 One Size Fits All 4
1982 The Nylons 4
1984 Seamless 2
1987 Happy Together 1
1989 Rockapella 1
1992 Live to Love 1
1994 Because 1
1994 Harmony: The Christmas Songs 1
1996 Run for Cover 1
1997 Perfect Fit 5 1
1997 Fabric of Life 2
1999 A Wish for You 2
1999 Lost & Found 1
2002 Play On 1
2011 Skin Tight 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Rating Releases
1993 The Best of the Nylons Compilation 1
1993 Illustrious: A Collection of Classic Hits Compilation 3
1997 Hits of the 60's: A Cappella Style Compilation 1

Album + Live

Year Title Rating Releases
1991 Four on the Floor Live 3

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