• The Manhattens aka The Grand Prix's

    The Manhattens (Detroit, Mi)
    aka The Grand Prix's

    Personnel :

    Donald Calloway

    Larry Calloway

    Discography :

    The Manhattens
    1963 - Why Should I Cry / The Feeling Is Mutual (Big Mack 3911)

    The Grand Prix's
    1964 - I See Her Pretty Face / You Drive Me Crazy (Big Mack 2942)

    Biography :

    Detroit soul label founded by Ed McCoy. , Ed McCoy started the label from an office on Livernois near Fenkell in Detroit. Later he purchased the building on Warren Ave.(between Livernois and Wyoming) it was a old movie theatre but the seats had been removed, the stage was still there and he put his 2 track recording equipment up on the stage area, he had a couple dozen of these cheap $5. plastic mikes hanging every where from the ceiling. In 1963, The Manhattens featuring brothers Donald and Larry Calloway Recorded one single for Ed McCoy: "Why Should I Cry" b/w "The Feeling Is Mutual". The group would change its name to the The Grand Prix's  when New Jersey's Manhattans broke nationally and in 1964, they recorded the splendid "I See Her Pretty Face " b/w "You Drive Me Crazy" .

    Songs :

    The Manhattens

    Why Should I Cry                         The Feeling Is Mutual

    The Grand Prix's

    I See Her Pretty Face                        You Drive Me Crazy



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