The Five Tinos aka The Teenos
The Five Tinos (Memphis, Tenn.)
aka The Teenos ?
The Five Tinos
1955 - Don't Do That / Sitting By The Window (Sun 222)
1955 - Gonna Have Let You Be
1955 - Mambo Baby
1955 - Memories
1955 - My Only Angel
1955 - Go Ahead
1955 - Rockin' Chair
1958 - Love Only One / Alrightee (Dub 2839)
A Memphis group, the Five Tinos comprised local college students. There were Luchrie Jordan, Haywood Hebron, Marvin Walker, Melvin Walker, and Melvin Jones. They probably went to Booker T. Washington High School in south Memphis. The Five Tinos have a session at Sun Studio 706 Union Ave Memphis Tennessee the May 26, 1955.
Melvin and Marvin Walker (3rd and 4th from left)
The Tinos recorded a total of eight tracks . "Don't Do That" and "Sitting By My Window" which are coupled for release as Sun 222 released June 21. The two Walker brothers had a younger brother, William, who later joined another Memphis group, The Four kings aka the Four canes . Some reckon that they're the same group as The Teenos & The Esquires on Hi-Po.
The composers credit on the Teenos single "Love Only One" is Tinos for like "Sitting By The Window" & "Don't Do That" of the Five Tinos. The Other song is credited to M.Walker (Melvin or Marvin Walker?)… Ok For the Teenos?
The Five Tinos
Don't Do That / Sitting By The Window Gonna Have Let You Be
Love Only One Alrightee
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