a brief history
Secrets began their musical career at Shaw High
School in Cleveland. The group originally included members
Karen Gray, Carole Raymont, Jackie Allen and a girl named
Sue. After high school, Sue got married and was replaced
by Patty Miller.
Madara and Dave White, who had written and produced the hits,
"At The Hop," "Rock and Roll Is Here To Stay,"
and "The Fly," to name a few, saw them perform and
liked them right away. They signed them to a recording contract
and the girls were in the studio within two weeks.
first song, "The Boy Next Door," was a huge hit
right away and went to number 18 on Billboard for 10 weeks.
They began performing on stage and on TV, including Dick Clark's
American Bandstand, and spend two years touring.
Madara/White, they had four records, a national hit, "The
Boy Next Door," and a couple of regional hits.
Their other chart record was "Hey Big Boy."