Cherry Pie by Tri-Lads

#986: Cherry Pie by Tri-Lads

Peak Month: March 1958
4 weeks on Red Robinson Teen Canteen chart
Peak Position #7
Peak Position on Billboard Hot 100 ~ did not chart

In 1938 Billy Reynolds Eustis was born in Harden City, Oklahoma, nearly two hours southeast of Oklahoma City, and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He graduated Tulsa Central High School same year as Oklahoma City native, J. J. Cale. In 1957, during his senior year in Tulsa High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Billy Eustis (pictured on the right in the photo below) teamed up with Jim Scott, Mary Hazelton and Dan Smith to perform in the teen vocal group The Countabulies.

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