•  The Superiors (1)

    The Superiors (1) (Philadelphia, PA)


    Personnel :

    Eddie Custis (Lead)

    Thomas Luff

    George Ellis

    Barbara Custis

    James Bradis (Bass)


    Discography :

    The Superiors (1)
    1958 - Lost Love / Don't Say Goodbye (Atco 6106/Main Line 104)

    Eddie Custis
    1961 - Let It Live / How Long Will It Last (Parkway 825)


    Biography :

    Vocal quintet from Elmwood, Philadelphia . They all went to Bartram high school and consisted by Eddie Custis, his sister Barbara, Thomas Luff, George Ellis and James Bradis. The Quintet signing a recording contract with Atco records. Atco Records was founded in August 1955 as a division of Atlantic Records. It was devised as an outlet for productions by one of Atlantic's founders, Herb Abramson, who had returned to the company from military service. The Atco name is simply an abbreviation of ATlantic COrporation. The Superiors cut only one single for Atco also released on Main Line, before disbanded. in 1959, Eddie Custis join the Hearts when Lee Andrews quit the group for a solo career and Ted Weems left for the service. They recorded as The Five Hearts and as the Heats. Lee Andrews was married to Eddie Custis's sister Barbara. In 1961 Eddie Custis cut one single for Parkway and was in the Chairmen of the Board, the 1960s soul group famous for "Give Me Just A Little More Time".


    Songs :

    The Superiors (1) 


    Lost Love                           Don't Say Goodbye 


    Eddie Custis 


    How Long Will It Last                               Let It Live




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