• The Enchanters The Enchanters (Pittsburgh, PA.)

    Personnel :

    Eddie Newson (Lead)

    Louis Dominick

    Eddie Yates

    Rodney Williams

    Dwayne Fulton 

     

    Discography :

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    The Enchanters
    1954 - Louis Dominick, Eddie Yates , Eddie Newson, Rodney Williams and Dwayne Fulton


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  • Little Tommy & The Teenagers  

    Little Tommy & The Teenagers (Richmond, Virginia)

    Personnel :

    Tyrone "Little Tommy" Thomas (Lead)

    Major Harris

    Jonny Jones

    Lawrence Cary

     

    Discography :

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    Biography :

    Tyrone Thomas, at the tender age of 10 was known as Lil Tommy. He and Major Harris of "Love Won't Let Me Wait" fame, put together their first quartet, called the "Teenagers" They open for several major league recording artist,such as Sam Cooke, Mary Wells, Fat's Domino, and blues legend Jimmy Reid.  The Teenagers stay together for several years. The Teenagers went on to perform and win Amateur Night at the Apollo in the late 50's.  Tyrone began to hone his skill as a drummer. Later putting together a band called "Nobody's Children". In the early 70's they became Patti Labelle and the Bluebells back up band. Again touring and opening shows for artist such as Tyrone Davis, Kool and the Gang, The Delfonics, and The Moments, to name a few "Nobody's Children" continue to be Patti Labelle's back up band. They were performing at Lord Price's Turntable, when Patti Labelle was suddenly stricken with a serious throat illness.


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  • The Wailers  

    The Wailers (San Antonio, Texas)

     

    Personnel :

    Darlene Love


    Biography :

    1955 - San Antonio, Texas - A young teenage Darlene Love (top right) in a school group during the mid-1950's. At the time, Darlene was singing in her father's church. She also started joining glee clubs at school - Wheatley Junior High in San Antonio - and this group, "The Wailers," which sang at school assemblies.

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  • The Visions

    The Visions (New York)

    Have they recorded? If anyone know this group .... jcpiazza26@gmail.com 

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  • The Drivers

    The Drivers (Germany)

    Personnel :

    L. Walton

     

    Biography :

    Back in the 50s and 60s, lots of four and five-part harmony groups sang up all over the nation. the Americans were all singers back then, and even though many had regular jobs, the big dream was to get famous enough to be on Ed Sullivan or one of his competitors' show. These guys were all truck drivers in Germany.

     

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