Lost Nite Records

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Lost Nite Records was an American reissue independent record label, that was founded by Al Trommers, Jerry Greene, Jared Weinstein and Johnny Esposito in 1959 when they acquired the masters of "There's a Moon Out Tonight" by the Capris from Planet Records and rereleased it on Lost Nite in 1960. After this, Jerry and Jared relocated to Philadelphia from New York City. At this time, disc jockey Jerry Blavat was a partner in label until the late 1960s, at which time he sold back his interest in the company to Greene and Weinstein. Lost Nite, and its sister label Crimson Records, were known for releasing rare and hard-to-find doo-wop and R&B records. Lost Nite was one of the few labels responsible for keeping the doo-wop genre alive during the late 1960s and 1970s. The most popular single released by the label was "There's A Moon Out Tonight" by The Capris. After the demise of Lost Nite, founder Jerry Greene established Collectables Records in 1980.


LN2X series

  • WFIL History of Rock: The 50's, Part 3 by Various Artists (1976) (2-LP)

2500 series

  • WCBS-FM History of Rock: The Sixties, Part 1 by Various Artists (2-LP Picture Disc)

Collectors Limited Edition series

See also[edit]


  • "Lost Nite Album Discography". Retrieved 2009-09-17.