1950 to 1960
Huntington Beach, California, United States
The Fiestas were an American Rhythm and Blues musical group from Newark, New Jersey. Organized in 1958, The Fiestas contracted with Old Town Records company in 1959 after the company's owner, Hy Weiss, overheard the group singing in a bathroom adjacent to his office in Harlem. Their debut single was 1959's "So Fine", written by Johnny Otis; the song was a hit in the U.S., reaching #3 on the R&B Singles chart and #11 on the Billboard Hot 100 (and also featured in LittleBigPlanet 3). with a hidden gem, "Last Night I Dreamed", on the flip side.