• The Crescendos (1)
    top : Mitchell Alexander and Prentice Moreland - bottom : Earl Nelson, Bobby Relf and Bobby Byrd

    The Crescendos (1)  (Watts, Los Angeles)

    Personnel :

    Bobby Byrd (Lead)

    Bobby Relf (Tenor)

    Prentice Moreland (Tenor)

    Earl Nelson (Tenor)

    Mitchell Alexander (Bass)


    Discography :

    Singles :
    1956 - Sweet Dreams / Finders Keepers (Atlantic 1109) 

    1959 - Sweet Dreams / I'll Be Seeing You (Atlantic 2014)

    Unreleased :
    1956 - You'll Be There (Atlantic)

    Biography :

    In September 1956, Bobby Byrd recorded some sides for Atlantic with a group billed as the "Crescendos".  The others were Earl Nelson (tenor with the Hollywood Flames and the voices with Bobby Byrd and many other groups) , Bobby Relf (lead singer of the Laurels) , Prentice Moreland (lead singer of the Chanteclairs)  and Mitchell Alexander (bass of the Feathers).

    The Crescendos (1)

    Atlantic released "Finders Keepers" b/w "Sweet Dreams". January 1959 saw a re-release of Bobby Byrd & the Crescendos' "Sweet Dreams" on Atlantic. This time it had "I'll Be Seeing You" as the flip.

    Songs :

    I'll Be Seeing You                            Sweet Dreams

    Finders Keepers


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