Four Fellows Groups

Four Fellows (Bed-Stuy-Brooklyn) – Break My Bones/ Stop Crying, ’53 (Tri-Boro 101)


Four Fellows (Bed-Stuy-Brooklyn) (w Al Browne’s Orch) (Later Group) – Happy Honeymoon, ’72 (Aljon 1261)


Four Fellows (Bed-Stuy-Brooklyn) as Victorians

– Heartbreaking Moon/ I’m Rollin’, ’56 (Saxony 103)

– Wedding Bells/ Please Say You Do, ’56 (Selma 1002)



Four Fellows (Brooklyn)

– I Tried/ Bend Of The River, ’54 (Derby 862)

– I Wish I Didn’t Love You So/ I Know Love, ’55 (Glory 231)

– Soldier Boy/ Take Me Back, Baby, ’55 (Glory 234)

– Angels Say/ In The Rain, ’55 (Glory 236)

– Fallen Angel/ Hold ‘Em, Joe, ’56 (Glory 238)

– Darling You/ Please Don’t Deprive Me Of Love, ’56 (Glory 242)

– I Sit In My Window/ Please Play My Song, ’56 (Glory 244)

– You Don’t Know Me/ You Sweet Girl, ’56 (Glory 248)

– Give Me Back My Broken Heart/ Loving You, Darling, ’57 (Glory 250)

– Soldier Boy (Recorded Live, 1956)/ Skylark, ’80 (UGHA 15)


Four Fellows (Brooklyn) (Bette McLaurin & The)

– Grow Old Along With Me/ So Will I, ’55 (Glory 233)

– Just Come A Little Bit Closer/ A Love That’s True, ’55 (Glory 237) (No scans found.  Most credible sources say Bette McLaurin is the singer.  Another says it is Toni Banks.  I have not heard either side.)

Four Fellows (Brooklyn) (Bette McLaurin With The) – Petticoat Baby/ I’m Past Sixteen, ’56 (Glory 241)


Four Fellows (Brooklyn) (Miss Toni Banks & The) – Johnny The Dreamer/ You’re Still In My Heart, ’57 (Glory 263)


Cathy Ryan (w Orchestra) – 24 Hours A Day (365 A Year)/ With You, ’55 (King 1495) (Scans were found for both posted sides on #1495.  Some sources say it is The Admirals on A-Side.  Others say it is Jimmy McGowan of The Four Fellows.  Some list ‘Come Home’ as the flip on #1495 with backing by David Jones of The Four Fellows.  A scan was found for Come Home on King #4848 with no BB credited.  The book listed the BB under both The Admirals and The Four Fellows.  Confirmation is needed.)


Four Fellows (ref Larry Banks-Brooklyn Group) (Milton Bennett Lead) – That’s Why I Pray/ The City, ’62 (Ad Lib/Pop Line 0208)



Four Fellows (Harlem-NY) 4 Fellows – Remember/ That Kiss You Gave Me, ’55 (Nestor 27)



Four Fellows (Tops Group) (Betsy Gay & The) (w Lew Raymond & Orch) – I Want You To Be My Girl, ‘57 (Tops EP 285 B-2) (B-1 is ‘Graduation Day’ by the Four Fellows.  The group is not thought to be the Brooklyn group.  Tops EP 285 A-1/A-2 is ‘My Blue Heaven/I’m In Love Again’ by ‘Scat Man’ [sic] Cruthers (w The Wild Cats).  Date needs confirmation.)


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