In 1958, Jimmy, Wally Lester and Jack Taylor-who
had been singing with Joe Rock’s group, The Cresents – combined with Joe
Versharen and Janet Vogel from The ElRios, another vocal group from
Pittsburgh’s South Hills. Joe Rock, then named them for jazz orchestra leader
Charlie Barnett’s theme song “Skyliner”. Joe
conceived the words to the song and later Jimmy Beaumont provided the melody.
Today, “Since I Don’t Have You” is regarded as the quintessential fifties