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                   Meet Sal Valentino!
  • Born: Sal Spaminato September 8, 1942
  • Grew up in North Beach San Francisco, California. 
  • Played baseball growing up, but made  the switch to Football as a receiver.
  • He met Ron Elliott in elementary school.
  • Sal enjoyed Country Music he met singer merle travis when he was 18.
  • He also was a fan of Elvis.
  • In 1961 Sal made the record "I wanna twist & Lisa Marie". During the process of recording those two songs Sal changed his last name to Valentino. 
  • When the Brummels begin they started playing the morocco room, where they would play four nights a week. Sal was also working as a Life-guard.
  •  Sal's father picked "Valentino" as that was the name of his favorite boxer Pat Valentino. 
  • You can find a interview with Sal at "Sundazed Records."
  • After The Beau Brummels, Sal worked with a band called "Stone Ground". Here is a link to a interview with one of the members, Tim Barnes
  • Read the "Spectrum Newspaper" interview with Sal.
  •  Buy Sal's music at

        1999-2005 Cass- The Fabulous Beau Brummels Site.