The original Clusters were formed in 1957. The group consisted of Charlie Scardina (Lead), Tommy Mordente (first tenor), Donnie Milo (second tenor), Henry (Rico) Ferro (baritone) and Joe Gugliotta (Bass). All members were between 15 & 17 yrs. old out of Brooklyn, New York.
In April of 1958 The Clusters recorded "Darling Can't You Tell" and "Pardon My Heart" The record was released on the Tee Gee record label and became a New York hit. The record reached # 10 on the Regional Billboard charts and #23 on the WMCA music charts.
The group appeared on the Alan Freed big beat TV show and Ted Steeles show at the Paramount theater with Frankie Avalon, Bobby Darin, The Big Bopper, Clyde McPhatter and others.
In January of 2003,The Clusters decided to reform with original Clusters bass, Joe Gugliotta. The "New" Clusters are a super group with singers from the Platters, Shirelles, Chalets, Valentinos, Del Larks, and Randy & Rainbows. Paulie Gee (lead), Cassie Hawkins (lead) Joe Gugliotta (Original 1958 Bass), Jerry Pilgrim (first tenor lead), Tommy Swift (second tenor lead), and Joe Miranda (baritone lead) The Clusters perform the hits of the 50's to the 80's.