Calvanes & Related Groups

The book did not link the Dundees, Wonders (LA), Calvanes and Nuggets (LA) groups.  As personnel changed between the groups, the common thread was Bobby Adams, with Herman Pruitt present in all Calvanes/Nuggets configurations.

 

Dundees gm: Carlyle Dundee, Bobby Adams, Sterling Meade, Stewart Crunk & Jack Harris.

Wonders gm:  Bobby Adams, Sterling Meade, Stewart Crunk & Jack Harris.

Calvanes (Dootone) gm:  Bobby Adams, Stewart Crunk, Jack Harris, Joe Hampton & Herman Pruitt.

Calvanes (Deck) gm: Bobby Adams, Herman Pruitt, Stewart Crunk & Freddie Willis.

Nuggets gm: Bobby Adams, Herman Pruitt, Sidney Dunbar & Freddie Willis.

Calvanes (Reunited Group) gm: Bobby Adams, Herman Pruitt, Freddy Willis & Jimmy Corbitt.

 

 

Dundees (ft Carlyle Dundee) – Evil One/ Never, ’54 (Space 201)

Wonders (LA) (Bobby Adams Lead) – Bop-Bop-Baby/ Little Girl, ’54 (Space 202) (The Wonders (LA) were not listed in the book.  The group is the Dundees without Carlyle Dundee.)

 

 

Calvanes (Dootone Group)

– Don’t Take Your Love From Me/ Crazy Over You, ’55 (Dootone 371 & Dootone EP 205)

– They Call Me Fool/ One More Kiss, ’55 (Dootone EP 205)

– One More Kiss/ Florabelle, ’56 (Dooto 380)

– Fleeoowee, ’72 (Dootone LP 855 & Collectables LP 5048, ’97)

 

Calvanes (Deck Group)

– Dreamworld/ 5, 7 Or 9, ’58 (Deck 579)

– My Love Song/ Horror Pictures, ’58 (Deck 580)

 

Calvanes (Reunited Group)-uncredited) backing Rudy West of The Five Keys – Miracle Moment Of Love/ When Was The Last Time, ’89 (Classic Artists 112)  (Scans found.)

Calvanes (Reunited Group)-uncredited) backing Rudy West & The Keys – I Want You For Christmas/ Express Yourself Back Home, ’89 (Classic Artists 115) (Scans found.)

Calvanes (Reunited Group) – Have You No Heart/ Take Me Back, ’91 (Classic Artists 127) (Writing credits D. Antrell & J Dawson respectively.)

 

Nuggets (LA)

– Angel On The Dance Floor/ Before We Say Goodnight, ’61 (RCA 7930)

– Just A Friend/ Cap Snapper, ’62 (RCA 8031)

 

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