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March 28 R&B Vocal Groups 45's Auction highlights
Closes Tuesday, March 28th, 2023 at 7:00 pm PT

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1. The Five Keys — "Some Day, Sweetheart / Love My Loving" ALADDIN 3228M- Gorgeous copy of all time classic by one of THE most important R & B Vocal Groups of all time! Comes in original Aladdin sleeve too! MB $500

2. The Flamingos — "Golden Teardrops / Carried Away CHANCE 1145MINT Top Ten MASTERPIECE of R & B Vocal Group Harmony! Hard to beat this one! BEAUTIFUL RED VINYL COPY WITH FLAWLESS LABELS!!! Store Stock NEW! MB $4,000

3. The Marlettes — "Just The Way You Are / Only Memories" HOW FUM No #VG+ Yes, I know this is a Girl Group and probably should be in one of my Girl Group auctions, BUT this is one stunning record and the B-side sounds just like The Flamingos' Masterpiece "Golden Teardrops." Insanely rare with only about five known copies. This one is a NICE VG+ and plays like new. Could be the best of the five! MB $2,000

4. The Carvettes — "A Lovers Prayer / Never Gonna Leave Me" COPA RECORDS INC. 200M- Stunning Group Harmony on obscure label from Jackson, Mississippi!!! Very few known copies and what a Masterpiece!!! MB $800

15. The Bel-Aires — "This Is Goodbye/White Port And Lemon Juice" FLIP 304 MINT MAROON LABEL TRUE FIRST PRESSING AND WHAT A GORGEOUS COPY! MB $100

16. The Belgians — "Pray Tell Me/Changed" TEEK 4824 M- Tough one MB $100

22. Bobby And The Counts — "Tra-La-La (I'm So Happy)/Too Young" MARLEE 104 MINT Great Two-Sider MB $100

30. Little Miss Charlotte Campbell And MALE backing Group — "True Lover/Where Did My Dreamboat Go" WANGER 194 M- NICE FEMALE LEAD with great Male Backing Group MB $50

33. The Cardinals — "Here Goes My Heart To You/Lovely Girl" ATLANTIC 1079 MINT PERFECT COPY MB $50

40. The Chancellors — "My Thoughts To You/I Really Really Do" STORM RECORDS 503 VG- Plays Near Mint—stunning record, small wol MB $50

44. The Checkers — "I Wasn't Thinking, I Was Drinking/Mama's Daughter" KING 4751 M- WHITE LABEL PROMO with BIO LABEL MB $100

49. Chip And The Quartertones — "You Were My Baby/Simple Simon" CARLTON 604 M- MB $75

51. Johnny Christmas And The Dynamics — "Soft Lips/Dum Dum" P. D. Q. 5002 M- WHITE LABEL PROMO MB $50

53. The Creators — "Too Far To Turn Around/Hello There Mister Grave Digger" DORE 635 MINT MB $50

54. The Crests — "Pretty Little Angel/ I Thank The Moon" COED 501 M- Their FIRST RECORD and tough MB $75

58. The Crystal Tones — "A Girl I Love / Debra-Lee" M. Z. RECORDS INC. B007M- MB $200

61. The Cyclones — "My Dear / Do You Love Me" FLIP 324M- BEAUTIFUL MB $200

62. Danny And The Juniors — "At The Hop / Sometimes" SINGULAR 711M- With COUNTING INTRO and Artie Singer writing credit—TRUE FIRST PRESSING on original FIRST LABEL, before it became a MEGA HIT on ABC-PARAMOUNT MB $500

66. The Dappers — "Come Back To Me/Mambo Oongh" PEACOCK 1651 M- Tough MB $100

67. The Del-Aires — "Arlene/I'm Your Baby" CORAL 62419 MINT YELLOW LABEL PROMO MB $50

68. The Del-Brooks — "Darling Barbara/Thunderbird" KID RECORDS 101 M- NICE MB $75

69. Don Dell With The Up-Starts — "A Special Love EP with Cover" EAST COAST RECORDS 105 M-/VG+ Clear tape across top seam, includes "A Special Love" and "(Is There)" Someone For Me" . . . very SCARCE EP! MB $100

71. The Del Vikings — "Whispering Bells/Don't Be A Fool" FEE BEE 214 M- First Label True First Pressing before it became a Mega-Hit on Dot MB $150

82. The Dominoes — "Sixty-Minute Man/I Can't Escape From You" FEDERAL 12022 M-/VG+ DOUBLE A GOLD TOP FIRST PRESSING MB $100

83. Big Dog With GROUP — "Doris/Just Wait For Me" JOEY 501 MINT MB $50

84. The Dovells — "Bristol Stomp/Out In The Cold Again" PARKWAY 827 M- WHITE LABEL PROMO ON OLD STYLE LABEL TRUE FIRST PRESSING, "1960" written small on A-side label—TOUGH to find this as original Promo MB $50

90. The Duponts — "You/Must Be Falling In Love" WINLEY 212 M- Single lines, small print MB $50

91. The Ebonaires — "Love Call/Somewhere In My Heart" LENA 1001 M- MB $100

93. The Elchords — "Peppermint Stick/Gee, I'm In Love" GOOD 544 M- RED VINYL with DON MUSIC credits on BOTH sides MB $50

97. The Elegants — "Little Star/Getting Dizzy" APT 25005 MINT WHITE LABEL PROMO, First Pressing, Tough to find as Promo MB $50

99. The Elgins — "Cheryl/Tell Gina" DOT 16563 M- MB $75

104. The Epics — "Last Night I Dreamed/Most Of All" LYNN 516 m- MB $50

106. The Escorts — "Sorry/It's Love To Me" PREMIUM 407 VG+ Nice MB $75

109. The Fabulous Valients — "Your Golden Teardrops / Carmelita" HOLIDAY 61005 MINT GREAT!!! MB $200

111. The Falcons — "You're So Fine /Goddess Of Angels" FLICK 001M- FIRST LABEL TRUE FIRST PRESSING WITH ADDRESS ON THE LABEL—All time classic MB $200

114. The Fascinators — "Come To Paradise/Who Do You Think You Are" CAPITOL 4137 M- WHITE LABEL PROMO MB $75

116. The Federals — "Dear Loraine/ She's My Girl" FURY 1009 MINT MB $75

117. Mike Fiore With GROUP — "Dream Girl/Time's A-Wastin' " RON-CRIS 1005 MINT MB $75

118. The Five Delights — "There'll Be No Goodbye/Okey Dokey Mama" NEWPORT 7002 M- WHITE LABEL PROMO with "45" in deadwax MB $100

120. The Five Dollars — "You Fool/How To Do The Bacon Fat" FORTUNE 833 M- MB $50

121. The Five Jets — "Please Love Me Baby/Down Slow" DELUXE 6071 MINT WHITE LABEL PROMO with BIO LABEL MB $200

124. The Five Superiors — "There's A Fool Born Everyday/Big Shot" GARPAX 44170 MINT MB $100

126. The Flamingos — "I Only Have Eyes For You/At The Prom" END 1045 M- RARE STEREO 45 RPM, wol MB $100

128. The Flamingos — "Goodnight, Sweetheart EP with Cover" END EP 205 M-/M- Super Scarce STEREO EP. Record is marked STEREO on both labels MB $100

130. The Four Dots — "Rita/He Man Looking For A She Girl" BULLSEYE 103 M- GREAT ONE MB $100

133. The Gems — "Waiting/Please Change Your Mind" RECORTE 407 M- WHITE LABEL PROMO MB $50

134. The Genos — "Wishful Dreaming/Slim Little Annie" SUNDANCE 202 M- MB $50

140. Gregory Howard With GROUP — "When In Love (Do As Lovers Do)/Sweet Pea" KAPP 536 M- WHITE LABEL PROMO MB $50

147. Sylvester Jackson & The Sentimentals — "I'm Your Fool Always/Wild Baby" PLAYFARE 601 VG Plays fantastic and VERY RARE MB $50

148. The Jaguars — "The Way You Look Tonight / Moonlight And You" R-DELL 11VG+ MASTERPIECE with name written neatly on the A-side label MB $300

152. Jimmy And The Fabulous Earthquakes — "Please Be My Girl / In The Chapel In The Moonlight" MERIDIAN 1518 M- NICE ONE MB $200

158. Kenny And The Socialites — "I'll Have To Decide / The King Tut Rock" CROSSTOWN 001 M- PINK LABEL ORIGINAL MB $200

160. King Crooners — "Now That She's Gone/Won't You Let Me Know" EXCELLO 2168 M- MB $50

161. King Krooners — "Memoirs/School Daze" EXCELLO 2187 M- Tiny #ol MB $75

162. The Klixs — "Elaine / This Is The End Of Love" MUSIC CITY 823 MINT The A-side label is Black and Silver, The B-side label is Multi-colored MB $300

164. Lou Laurie And The Harlequins — "A Garden In The Rain/The Deep Blue Sea" ESSAR 1001 M- WHITE LABEL PROMO MB $50

166. Lonnie & The Crisis — "Bells In The Chapel/Santa Town U.S.A." UNIVERSAL 103 M- WHITE LABEL PROMO with TITLES written in the DEADWAX MB $100

172. Lewis Lymon And The Teenchords — "I'm So Happy (Tra-La-La-La-La-La)/Lydia" FURY 1000 MINT MAROON LABEL TRUE FIRST PRESSING MB $50

173. Lewis Lymon And The Teenchords — "Dance Girl/Them There Eyes" JUANITA 101 MINT MB $75

182. The Metallics — "Drop By/Get Lost" BARONET 14 M- NO CIRCA ribbon on the label, True First Pressing MB $50

185. The Monotones — "Book Of Love / You Never Loved Me" MASCOT 124M- FIRST LABEL, TRUE FIRST PRESSING with sticker stain on the A-side label—VERY TOUGH TO FIND THIS ONE CLEAN! MB $300

190. The Nobles — "Do You Love Me/Who's Been Riding My Mule" SAPPHIRE 151 VG+/M- MB $50

191. The Nobles — "Ting-A-Ling/Poor Rock 'N Roll" KLIK 305 VG PLAYS FANTASTIC MB $50

192. The Nobletones — "I'm Really Too Young/I Love You" C & M 182 VG PLAYS FANTASTIC MB $50

194. The Opals — "My Heart's Desire/Oh But She Did" APOLLO 462 M- Slight storage warp, NO effect on play MB $200

195. The Orbits — "Message Of Love/ I Really Do" FLAIR-X 5000 M- In very scarce original Flair-X sleeve too! MB $50

198. The Orioles — "Runaround/Count Your Blessings Instead Of Sheep" JUBILEE 5172 M- White label promo MB $50

200. The Parliaments — "Party Boys/ Poor Willie" APT 25036 M- YES, this is the SAME PARLIAMENTS who were led by George Clinton and found success in the Disco era of the 1970's. They are doing Vocal Group style here. MB $75

202. Jimmy Pemberton With GROUP — "That's What You Think/From Rags To Riches" END 1052 MINT Sounds like Frankie Lymon, "R" on label as shown MB $50

203. The Penguins — "Rhythm And Blues Album #1 EP with Cover" DOOTONE EPD-101 M-/VG+ This EP has the UNCUT version of "Earth Angel" which was not available on 45 rpm!! Small tear on back of EP cover MB $50

205. The Penguins — "Memories Of El Monte/Be Mine" ORIGINAL SOUND OS-27 M- PROMO COPY—FRANK ZAPPA, tiny #ol MB $75

207. Phil Phillips With The Twilights — "Sea Of Love/Juella" KHOURY'S 711 CLEAN VG TRUE FIRST LABEL, FIRST PRESSING AND PLAYS WONDERFUL MB $200

213. The Rainbows — "Evening/Mary Lee" RED ROBIN 134 M- MB $200

216. The Ravens — "Write Me One Sweet Letter/Rock Me All Night Long" MERCURY 8291 MINT MB $100

217. The Ravens — "Why Did You Leave Me/Chloe-E" MERCURY 5853 MINT MB $100

218. Jimmy Ricks And The Ravens — "Who'll Be The Fool/Rough Ridin' " MERCURY 70213 M- MB $100

220. The Real McCoys — "Gonna Take A Chance / I Must Forget About You" PICO 523M- SUPER RARE LOS ANGELES GROUP HARMONY RECORD, small stain on A-side, FIRST AND ONLY COPY I have ever seen! MB $500

225. The Rivingtons — "Cherry/Little Sally Walker" LIBERTY 55610 MINT Cream Colored AUDITION RECORD MB $50

226. Eddie Robbins With GROUP — "A Girl Like You/Dear Parents" POWER 214 VG+ First Label, True First Pressing before Dot MB $50

227. The Robins — "(Now And Then There's) A Fool Such As I / My Heart's The Biggest Fool" RCA VICTOR 5175 M- MB $400

228. The Robins — "Framed/Loop De Loop Mambo" SPARK 107 M- SILVER TOP True First Pressing MB $100

229. The Rockin Dukes — "Angel And A Rose/My Baby Left Me" O J 1007 M- Wol on A-side as shown MB $200

232. Ronny And The Satellites — "Dream Of You/Last Night I Dreamed" ROSE RECORDS 1001 M- Xol on B-side, A-side has slight stain on label as shown MB $75

237. The Scooters — "Someday We'll Meet Again/Really" DAWN 224 M- WHITE LABEL PROMO, plays at 33 1/3 rpm MB $200

239. The Sheiks — "Give Me Another Chance/Baby Don't You Cry" EF-N-DE 1000 G With repaired heat damage which causes light swish for the first 45 seconds, wol on both sides, SUPER RARE from Norfolk, VA MB $200

241. Buddy Sheppard And The Holidays — "My Love Is Real/Time To Dream" SABINA 506 M- WHITE LABEL PROMO MB $50

247. Larry Smith And The Castroes — "Dearest Darling/Dance With Me" GRAND 2002 M- MB $200

248. The Solitaires — "Lonely / Chances I've Taken" OLD TOWN 1008 M- RARE MB $500

249. The Sonics — "It's You/Preacher Man" AMCO 001 VG+ MB $100

256. The Students — "I'm So Young/Everyday Of The Week" NOTE 10012 M-/VG+ First Label, True First Pressing before Checker MB $200

257. The Styles — "Scarlet Angel/Gotta Go, Go, Go" SERENE 1501 M- WHITE GROUP MB $75

259. The Sultans — "I Cried My Heart Out/Baby Don't Put Me Down" DUKE 133 M- MB $100

260. The Superiors — "What Is Love?/Flee The Scene" FAL 301 M- MB $50

261. The Swallows — "Eternally / It Ain't The Meat" KING 4501 AAVG+ GREEN VINYL!!! RARE!!! MB $500

265. Tiny Tip & The Tip-Tops — "I Said A Prayer/I Found My Love" SCARLET 4129 VG+ Plays Perfect MB $75

268. Tony & The Twiliters — "Did You Make Up Your Mind/Be My Girl" JALYNNE 106 M- MB $50

271. The Tru-Tones — "Darling I'm Sorry/Surfin' Here We Go" TRU NO # M-/VG+ MB $50

273. Napoleon Tyce And GROUP — "Sitting Here/Paper Doll" NORWOOD 105 M- WHITE LABEL PROMO MB $100

274. Uniques — "I'm So Unhappy/It's Got To Come From Your Heart" PRIDE 1018 M- MB $75

275. The Uniques — "Tell The Angels/Hey, Little Cupid" END 1012 M- MB $100

278. The Utopians — "Along My Lonely Way/Hurry To Your Date" IMPERIAL 5876 VG WHITE LABEL PROMO, PLAYS FANTASTIC MB $50

284. The Vectors — "One Day/Slow But Sure" STANDARD 700 M- MB $100

285. The Victorians — "Wedding Bells/Please Say You Do" SELMA 1002 M- MB $100

292. Ruby Whitaker And The Chestnuts — "Who Knows Better Than I/Mary Hear The Love Bells" STANDORD 100 M- This has Lymen Hopkins credit on the B-side, #ol MB $100

297. Benn Zeppa And The Four Jacks — "Why Do Fools Fall In Love/No, Not Much" TOPS 278 MINT Nice cover version of Frankie Lymon classic MB $50

My March 28th, 2023 R&B Vocal Groups 45's auction: complete list

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