• The Supremes (5) aka Ruby & The Romantics - Ref The Skarlettones

    The Supremes (5) aka Ruby & The Romantics - Ref: The Skarlettones

    Top : Leroy Fann, Ronald Mosely - Bottom : Ed Roberts
     

    The Supremes (5) (Akron, Ohio)
    aka Ruby & The Romantics
    Ref The Skarlettones





    Personnel :


    James Porter (First Tenor)

    Ed Roberts (Second Tenor)

    Ronald Mosely (Baritone)

    Arthur Atkinson (Baritone/Bass)

    Leroy Fann (Bass)




    Discography :



     

    The Supremes (5)

    1960 -  Another Chance To Love / Fidgety (APT 25055)

     

    The Skarlettones

    
Single :
    1959 - Do You Remember / Will You Dream (Ember 1053)

    Unreleased:
    1959 - How Sentimental Can I Be

     





    Biography :

    The Skarlettones formed in 1958 and hailed from Akron, Ohio. Members were Ronald Mosely (whose career eventually took off), James Porter, Columbus Mitchell, Robert Carter, and Willie Tucker.  When their Ember recording went nowhere, members Ronald Mosely (baritone) and James Porter (first tenor) joined with Ed Roberts (second tenor), Arthur Atkinson (baritone/bass), and Leroy Fann (bass) eventually calling themselves The Supremes (male Group.) They recorded "Another Chance To Love" b/w "Fidgety" on Apt #25055 which was released in December 1960.

    The Supremes (5) aka Ruby & The Romantics - Ref: The Skarlettones  The Supremes (5) aka Ruby & The Romantics - Ref: The Skarlettones 

                                                                                  From Top to Bottom : Leroy Fann, Ronald Mosely & Ed Roberts

    Still having no success with their recordings 2 members left The Supremes. Ronald Mosely, Leroy Fann and Ed Roberts recruited George Lee (1st tenor), changed their name to The Feilows, and in 1961 auditioned an impressive but inexperienced female vocalist, Ruby Nash who had never been out of Akron. After a year of rehearsing with all 5 singing lead, The Feilows travelled to NYC to record for Kapp Records but their name was changed to Ruby & The Romantics and the rest is history! Having 8 songs charted nationally on Billboard, their signature song (their biggest) was OUR DAY WILL COME - Kapp #501 which charted for 13 weeks and reached #1 in March 1963. Ruby has affirmed in interviews that all 5 members recorded and performed as Ruby & The Romantics until they broke up in 1971.
    http://www.uncamarvy.com/Romantics/romantics.html






    Songs :

     

    The Supremes (5)

      
    Another Chance To Love                         Fidgety


    The Skarlettones


         
    Do You Remember              Will You Dream              How Sentimental Can I Be



     


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