Troy Shondell

Gary Wayne Schelton (May 14, 1939 – January 7, 2016), known by his stage name Troy Shondell, was an American vocalist, who achieved a modicum of fame and recognition in the early 1960s. He became a transatlantic one-hit wonder, by releasing a single that made the record charts in both the US and the UK. The song, "This Time" (or sometimes billed as "This Time (We're Really Breaking Up)" ) sold over one million records, earning gold disc status. In a single year, sales were over three million copies.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 14th, 1940 (Fort Wayne), Died January 7th, 2016 (Picayune)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1964

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca NA 13143 10/23/1964 Walkin' in a memory Troy Shondell vocalist  
Decca NA 13144 10/23/1964 I could have loved you so well Troy Shondell vocalist  
Decca NA 13145 10/23/1964 You can't catch me Troy Shondell vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Shondell, Troy," accessed October 28, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/343559.

Shondell, Troy. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 28, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/343559.

"Shondell, Troy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 28 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/343559

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