Singer Jules Farmer was 19 when he signed his contract with Imperial Records in May 1959, and all his recordings for the label were made that year. All were cut under the supervision of Henri René, Imperial’s album-artist-repertoire chief, who provided all the excellent big band and string backings, except for one date arranged by guitarist Bob Bain.
A first single, Love Me Now and Part of Me, came out in July to great reviews. After a summer of club work and promotion, August saw his second single, and the ballad These Things Happen received an equally warm reception: “First-rate performance by Farmer. A strong recording that could break loose with some push,” wrote Billboard.
Late in October, Imperial released an LP, “Jules Farmer.” Billboard reviewed him as a pop talent, and wrote: “Jules Farmer shows himself to be a class vocalist somewhat in the Brook Benton, Nat King Cole, Earl...