• The Mel-O-Dots

    The Mel-O-Dots (New York)

    Personnel :

    Earl "Ricky" Wells (Lead)

    Pat Ross (First tenor)

    Robby Wells

    Robert Adams

    Discography :

    Singles :
    1952 - Just How Long / One More Time  (Apollo 1192)   

    Unreleased :
    1952 - Rock me Baby  (Apollo)
    1952 - Baby won't you please come home  (Apollo)

    Lps :
    1989 - The Best of Apollo Records -part 1  (Relic LP 5077 )               
    Just How Long / One More Time / Rock me Baby / Baby won't you please come home


    Biography :

    The Mel-O-Dots recorded four sides for apollo on March 17, 1952. Apparently this was their first and last visit to Apollo's facilities. Titles are “Just How Long” featuring Pat Ross, and “One More Time” featuring Ricky Wells.

    The Other two songs "Baby won't you please come home" and "Rock me Baby" were not issued until Relic's Apollo series of Lps released these Gems in the 1990s.


    Earl "Ricky" Wells & Robby Wells  had both been in Deek Watson's second Brown Dots group on Manor and The Mystery Quartette.

    Songs :

    One More Time                                Rock me Baby

    Just How Long                         Baby won't you please come home


    Cds :

  • Comments

    Jenny Adams
    Friday 30th April 2010 at 14:38
    the mel-o-dots
    My husband was one if the mel-o-dots. he is the one in the front. his name is robert adams. he passed away on 05/12/2004
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