• The Ebon-Knights (St. Louis, Missouri)




    Personnel :

    Mack Jay Jorden




    Discography :

    Singles :
    1957 - Poor Butterfly / The Way The Ball Bounces (Stepheny 1817)
    1958 - First Date / Only Only You (Stepheny 1822)

    Lps :
    1958 - First Date with the Ebon-Knights (Stepheny MF-4001)
    First Date/Stop The World/Only Only You/Poor Butterfly/I'm Confessin'/Do You Know/Georgia//Lonesome Road/Lover Come Back To Me/Why Don't You Happen To Me/Falling In Love/Blues In The Night/That's The Way The Ball Bounces/Numma Numma




     


    Biography :

    The Stepheny label was started in 1956 in Evanston, Illinois. The founder and president of the company was Norman Forgue. The company recorded popular, rhythm and blues and jazz. Most of the album releases were jazz and Dixieland, but a great R&B vocal group appeared on MF-4001, "First Date with the Ebon-Knights".

       
                                                                         At the Apollo Theater

    The Ebon-Knights came from St. Louis, Missouri. They only had the two singles (from 11/57 and 2/58) and the LP from sometime in 58. The Group make appearance at the Apollo Theater with Mickey & Sylvia, Billie & Lillie, the Shepherd sisters....
    Thanks to Marv Goldberg

     



    Songs :
    updated by Hans-Joachim

     
         
     First Date / Only Only You         Only Only You                  Poor Butterfly

           
    Stop The World                  The Way The Ball Bounces     Numma Numma

           
    Lonesome Road         Why Don't You Happen To Me       Lover Come Back To Me

          
    I'm Confessin'                            Georgia                          Falling In Love

       
    Do You Know                            Blues In The Night

     

     

     

     

     

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