Carla J. Emrich started her career in St. Louis. Mo.,touring the Mid-west, with her Pop/Rock band.
Early in her career, she and her band were the opening act for such bands as Cheap Trick, 38 Special, Chuck Berry, Rick Derringer, Dave Edmunds, Mama's Pride, Head East, Mitch Ryder, REO, and more.
Carla got an offer to go to work with a show band in Las Vegas.Her first gig was at the Palace Station Casino, where she met her partner Ray.
They continued to work the circuit, traveling throughout Nevada, California, The Pacific Northwest, and eventually, Japan, Performing at 5 star Hotels.
They wrote commercial jingles,and many original tunes, and won numerous awards for their songwriting skills.
Raymond G. Cornejo started his career in Los Angeles, California, playing bass, and lead/rhythm guitar, with dance/show-bands, touring Nevada, and the west coast.
Ray was featured in a Vegas show, doing impressions of John Lennon, and Roy Orbison which toured the USA, and Canada.
Ray was a member of a Dick Clark Rock and Roll Revival road show which backed up acts such as Rick Nelson, Fats Domino, Frankie Avalon, Fabian, Little Anthony, The Coasters, The Drifters, The Shirelles, Jan & Dean, The Diamonds, and The Platters.
Ray wrote a hit song for The Diamonds,
Darlin fame).The title of the song is We're Still Rockin. It
is also the title to one of their best selling albums.The Diamonds end
their show with this song, and they get a standing ovation every time
they finish with this tune.
After working in a band with Carla, they decided
to work as a duo for a while, and try the cruise ships.
worked on cruise ships with Allison Krauss, Charlie Pride, John
Anderson, Delbert McClinton, Della Reese, Tito Puente, David Allen Coe,
Comedians, Marty Allen, Jimmy Walker, Fred Travelina, Willie Tyler and
Lester, just to name a few.
worked the main stage, as guest entertainers, as well as working in the
lounges as a duo, and a band.
stories, and musical talent, along with Carla's sultry looks and
vocals, make a great, dynamic, energetic duo. They have a very extensive
song list, from the 40's to whatever is current in Pop and Country.
They are exceptional at doing theme nights, on the cruise ships. Their
voices blend beautifully!