• The Mixers  

    The Mixers (Chicago, Illinois)


    Personnel :

    Clyde Walker (Lead)

    Percy Chatman

    Jimmy Kelly

    E. Edwards

    Discography :

    1958 - Johnny's Got A Girl Friend / You Said You're Leavin (Bold 101)
    1959 - Casanova / Love And Kisses (Bold 102)

    Biography :

    Percy Chatman was born in Shelby, Mississippi to loving parents, Robert and Ernestine Chatman. After the family moved to Omaha, Nebraska, Percy began singing as a teenager in various local singing groups. In 1955, Percy Chatman, Clyde Walker, Jimmy Kelly and E. Edwards formed a singing group called The Mixers. The Mixers soon made their way to Chicago, Illinois, where they recorded four sides released by Bold Record "Johnny's Got A Girl Friend" b/w "You Said You're Leavin" in 1958 and "Casanova" b/w "Love And Kisses" in 1959. After returning to Omaha, and for many years thereafter, Percy began a solo singing career, performing in local Omaha night clubs such as The Workman Club, The Off Beat, The Elks Hall, Allen's Show Case, Club Lido and The Midwest Club.

    Songs :

    You Said You're Leavin / Johnny's Got A Girl Friend

    Casanova / Love And Kisses


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