The group was from Providence RI, Two members went on to become song writers for other groups (in picture back row, 2 and 3rd from left). They also wrote songs for Elvis Presley.
The two, Peter Andreoli, (changed last name to Anders) & Vincent Poncia, Jr., met in Providence and recorded for the local Rhody record label. They got national attention when one of the releases, "Mister Lonely," got picked up by a label based in New York. You can get more information on google.