• The Atlantics (Los Angeles, CA)



    Personnel :

    Delbert Franklin (Lead)

    Chick Carlton (Tenor)

    Gaynel Hodge (Tenor)

    Barry Lee  "Barry White" (Second Lead / Bass)



    Discography :

    The Atlantics
    1961 - Boo-Hoo-Hoo / Everything Is Gonna Be All Right (Linda 103)
    1962 - Remember The Night / Flame Of Love (Linda 107)
    1963 - Home On The Range / Let Me Call You Sweetheart (Rampart 614)

    Barry White & The Atlantics
    1963 - Tracy (All I Have Is You) / Flame Of Love (Faro 613)



    Biography :

    Eddie Davis, Linda Record company owner,  who loved to bring various artists and musicians together for recordings also used members of the vocal group, The Rivingtons ("Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow") and a young Barry White along with the all Black female vocal group who would later become, The Sa-Shays to fill in on the background vocals. 

       
    Gaynel Hodge                                               

    Gaynel Hodge wrote and played piano on "Boo-Hoo-Hoo" stroll and recorded it during the summer of 1961 at Capitol Records with Phil Tucker and Delbert Franklin sharing the lead vocals (Phil and Del).
    On Linda 107, "Remember The Night"and "Flame Of Love", The members were The Rivingtons (Carl White, Sonny Harris, Al Frazier, Rocky Wilson Jr) Barry White and Gaynel Hodge.

       

    On Rampart 614,  "Home On The Range" features an 18-year-old Barry White on lead vocals with members of the Los Angeles doo-wop group, The Rivingtons and the Sa-Shays on background vocals.



    Songs :

       
    Boo-Hoo-Hoo                                Remember The Night

       
    Tracy (All I Have Is You)                       Flame Of Love

       
     Home On The Range                     Let Me Call You Sweetheart 

    Everything Is Gonna Be All Right



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