• The Ivies (1) aka The Sensation-Ivies

    The Ivies (1) (Detroit, Mi)
    aka The Sensation-Ivies

    Personnel :

    Aaron McCray (Lead)

    Odel Logan

    Jimmy Davis

    Conley Griffin

    Arnold Johnson

    Discography :

    The Ivies
    1958 - Sunshine / Come On (Ivy 110 / Brunswick 55112)
    1959 - Voodoo / I Really Want You To Know (Roulette 4183)

    Arron McCray & His Sensation-Ivies
    1960 - I’ll Have The Last Laugh / Inter Santum (Reel 111)

    The Sensation-Ivies
    1961 - Tell Me / God Bless The Child (Willow 23003)

    Clarence Paul (BB The Ivies)
    1959 - I Need Your Lovin' / I’ll Be By Your Side (Hanover 4519 )
    1959 - Falling In Love Again / May Heaven Bless You (Roulette 4196 )

    Biography :

    From Detroit, the Ivies included Aaron McCray, Odel Logan, Jimmy Davis, Conley Griffin, and Arnold Johnson. In 1958, The group Recorded  "Sunshine" b/w "Come On"  for Ivy Records. Ivy Records was set up in Sept 57 by Stan Feldman & Ed Portnoy. It was based out of 1697 Broadway, New York. The single was reissued on Brunswick 55112 in June 1959.

    The Ivies (1) aka The Sensation-Ivies    The Ivies (1) aka The Sensation-Ivies
                                                                         Clarence Paul

    Clarence Otto Pauling (March 19, 1928 – May 6, 1995), better known as Clarence Paul, was a songwriter and record producer for Detroit's Motown Records. He was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States, and was the brother of the "5" Royales guitarist/songwriter, Lowman Pauling Jr. In 1958, he had one of his first major songwriting credits. He co-wrote and recorded "I Need Your Lovin'" for the Hanover label. It was covered less than a year later, in 1959, and became a #14 R&B hit for Roy Hamilton.

    The Ivies (1) aka The Sensation-Ivies   The Ivies (1) aka The Sensation-Ivies

    The Ivies were the back-up group for Clarence Paul on the Hanover "I Need Your Lovin' b/w "I’ll Be By Your Side" . Clarence Paul brings the group for his appearance and sings even on their singles. The     Ivies' next single is on the Roulette Label with "Voodoo" b/w "I Really Want You To Know". Probably The Ivies were again the back-up group for Clarence Paul on his Roulette Records.  The group next recorded on Johnnie Matthews' Reel label around 1960 under the name "Sensation-Ivies " and had a  release the next year on Willow, a subsidiary of the Cincinatti-based King labelowned by Mickey Guitar Baker & Syliva Robinson in New York.

    Songs :
    (updated by Hans-Joachim) 

    The Ivies

    Sunshine                                  Come On

                Voodoo                           I Really Want You To Know

    Arron McCray And His Sensation-Ivies

    I’ll Have The Last Laugh                       Inter Santum            

    The Sensation-Ivies

            Tell Me                                     God Bless The Child

    Clarence Paul (bb The Ivies)

    I Need Your Lovin'                        I’ll Be By Your Side

    Falling In Love Again                    May Heaven Bless You


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