Little Worley & The Drops
(L to R) Ernest Johnson, Edgar William Campbell and Isaac Worley
Little Worley & The Drops (Phoenix, Arizona)
Isaac Worley (Lead)
Edgar William Campbell
1961 - Who Stole My Girl / You Better Watch Yourself (Ramco 3710)
The Drops featured Edgar William Campbell & Ernest Johnson - the legendary Eddie and Ernie themselves - and "You Better Watch Yourself" was the duo's first appearance on Wax. The Group was backed by Big Boy Pete and the Crusaders. The Leader was "Little" Isaac Worley. His Third "Drop", or back-up singer, was Leonard Lowery. Their late 1961 release"You Better Watch Yourself"is a sublime example of Doo Wop evolving into Soul. "Who Stole My Girl " basically is a sequel to Lloyd Price's Hit "Stragger Lee". Little Worley and the Drops existed for about eight months, playing to black audiences at South Phoenix nightclubs such as the Sly Fox and the Zamzibar. Jim Titus, a disc Jockey at Phoenix Radio station KRIZ, gave the Ramco release plenty of spins and support.
Eddie & Ernie
Edgar William Campbell & Ernest Johnson sang background on other singles before making their first recordings as a pair (initially as Ernie & Eddie) in 1963. The soul duo issuing about 15 singles between 1963 and 1971. To make matters a little confusing, some of the singles were credited to Ernie & Eddie, the New Bloods, or Ernie & Ed. There were also 1967 solo releases by Campbell and Johnson. Running through about a dozen labels, they never got any significant chart action, though some of the singles appeared on relatively big imprints like Columbia, Chess, and Buddah.
You Better Watch Yourself
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