• Eddy Morris & The Tempests (2) (Louisville, KY)


    Personnel :

    Eddie Morris (Lead)

    Stan Tucker(Tenor)

    Eddie Wardle (Baritone)

    Allen Purdy (Bass)


    Discography :

    Eddy Morris & The Tempests (2)
    1963 - Someone Like You / Going My Way (Lesley 1928)

    Eddie Morris bb The Tempests (2)
    1964 - The Chimes Of My Heart  / I Do For You (Disc Master 2101)


    Biography :

    Eddy Morris started singing while still attending Waggoner High School. His professional career began with the Sultans in 1959. Eddy left to pursue a solo career prior to the Sultan’s recordings. In 1963 Eddy and his group, the Tempests, recorded Louisvillian Charles Woodring’s song “Someone Like You” on the Lesley label. This single hit number 2 on WKLO’s charts.

    Eddie Morris                  Allen Purdy                        Eddie Wardle               Stan Tucker

    Both sides of Eddy’s second record, “The Chimes Of My Heart/I Do For You”, were written by his lead guitar player, Jerry Woods. The Single was released by Disc Masters in September 1964 only credited to Eddie Morris.

          Eddie Morris, Allen Purdy, Eddie Wardle and Stan Tucker

    In 1967, Eddy recorded and reeased “Come-On” on the Look label, a Subsidiary of Starday Records. This single achieved regional success throughout the South East. Eddy has appeared with national entertainers including the Drifters, Peter and Gordon, Mel Carter and Jackie DeShannon.


    Songs :
    (updated by Hans-Joachim) 

    Chimes Of My Heart                         Someone Like You


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