• The Delroys aka The Del-Roys

    The Delroys (Queens, New-York)
    aka The Del-Roys

     

     


    Personnel :

    Reggie Walker (Bass, Lead)

    John Blount (First Tenor)

    Ronald Coleman (Second Tenor)

    Robert Coleman ( Baritone)

     

     


    Discography :
     

    The Delroys

     Singles:
    1957 - Bermuda Shorts / Time (Milton Sparks) (Apollo 514) 

    1970 - Don't Get Caught Faking / Life Goes On (Deep 007)

    1987 - Talk To Me / Got To Get: You Into My Life (RVSP 711)
     Unreleased:
    1970 - Growing Apart Together 

    1970 - Joey
     

    The Delroy's

    1959 - Wise Old Owl / Strange Land (Sparkell 102)

    The Del-Roys 
     
    Singles:
    1961 - Love Me Tenderly / Pleasing You (Carol 4113) 
     Unreleased:
    1961 - Happy Life (Carol) 

    1961 - Mexico (Carol)
     Lps :
    1964 - Al Browne Presents Dyno Sounds (MOON AB 1)
    Alimony

     



    Biography :

    The members got together in 1956 in the Long Island City, New York, projects. They were around fourteen or fifteen years old at the time. Around 1957, Walker teamed with Ronald and Robert Coleman along with John Blount to for the Delroys.  The group signed with Apollo Records and in 1957 recorded their biggest record, "Bermuda Shorts." After "Bermuda Shorts," Robert Taylor replaced John Blount, who was discouraged.

      

    Taylor, Walker, and the Coleman brothers recorded "Wise Old Owl" for the Sparkell label, featuring Taylor on lead. In 1961 following "Wise Old Owl," the group disbanded due to military obligations . Ron Coleman joined up with lead Ray Pain, 2d tenor Norman Baquie, and baritone Cliff Davis to record Love Me Tenderly/Pleasing You on the Carol label.

      

    In 1964 Ron once again joined up with Reggie Walker and Walter Pope and recorded one tune, "Alimony," for Al Browne's Moon label. In 1982, brothers Ron and Robert Coleman rejoined Reggie Walker to re-form the Delroys for revival appearances.





    Songs :


    The Delroys

          
    Bermuda Shorts                        Time

     

    The Delroy's

       
    Strange Land                         Wise Old Owl

     

    The Del-Roys

      
    Love Me Tenderly                 Pleasing You

     

     

     

     

     

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