Harptones & Related Credits

as Harp-Tones

– A Sunday Kind Of Love/ I’ll Never Tell, ’53 (Bruce 101) (Reissued as Harptones.)

– My Memories Of You/ It Was Just For Laughs, ’54 (Bruce 102 ) (Reissued as Harptones.    B-side is also reissued as ‘Just For Laughs’ as Harptones.)

 

 

Bunny Paul With The Harptones – I’ll Never Tell/ Honey Love, ’54 (Essex 364)

 

 

Harptones

– I Depended On You (Vocal by Nicky Clark)/ Mambo Boogie, ’54 (Bruce 104)

Why Should I Love You/ Forever Mine, ’54 (Bruce 109) (Acc by The Shytans) (Vocal by Willie Winfield))

– Since I Fell For You/ Oobidee-Oobidee-Oo, ’54 (Bruce 113) (ft Willie Winfield)

– I Almost Lost My Mind/ Ou Wee Baby, ’55 (Bruce 128) (ft Willie Winfield)

– Life Is But A Dream/ You Know You’re Doing Me Wrong, ’55 (Paradise 101)

– My Success (It All Depends On You)/ I’ve Got A Notion, ’55 (Paradise 103)

– It All Depends On You/ I’ve Got A Notion, ’55 (Paradise 103-later pressing)

# 101 and #103 are the two #’d releases on Paradise for the Harptones.  The listing in the book for Paradise 105 ‘It All Depends On you/ Guitar Shuffle is likely an error.  Correction welcome.

 

 

Ruth McFadden (BB The Harptones-uncredited) – School Boy, ’56 (Old Town 1030) (An answer song to the Harptones 1955 ‘School Girl’ -Old Town-unreleased.)

 

 

Harptones

– What Is Your Decision/ Gimme Some, ’56 (Andrea 100) (ft Willie Winfield)

– I Got A Fine Little Girl, ’56 (Rama-Unreleased) (Book lists as ‘unfinished’)

– Three Wishes, ’56 (Rama 203) (w Jimmy Wright & His Orch)

– That’s The Way It Goes, ’56 (Rama 203) (w Royale Cita Chorus)

– On Sunday Afternoon/ The Masquerade Is Over, ’56 (Rama 214)

– My Memories Of You/ High Flyin’ Baby (Recorded 1953), ’56 (Tip Top 401)

– What Is Your Secret, ’56 (Rama-unreleased)

 

 

Carol Blades (With The Harptones) – When Will I Know/ What Did I Do Wrong, ’57 (Gee 1029)

 

 

Harptones

– Cry Like I Cried/ So Good, So Fine, ’57 (Gee 1045)

– The Shrine Of St Cecila/ Ou Wee Baby, ’57 (Rama 221)

– Until The Real Thing Comes Along, ’57 (Rama & Gee-unreleased, Roulette LP 114, ’72 (D5), Robin Hood 131, ’76 & Murray Hill LP 001098, ’88 (A6)) (It is undetermined which recorded version is on Roulette or Robin Hood.  The Murray Hill LP is an unreleased alternate take.)

– Laughing On The Outside/ I Remember, ’59 (Warwick 500)

– Love Me Completely/ Hep Teenager, ’59 (Warwick 512)

– No Greater Miracle/ What Kind Of Fool (Do You Think I Am), ’60 (Warwick 551)

– Rain Down Kisses/ Answer Me, My Love, ’60 (Coed 540)

– All In Your Mind/ The Last Dance, ’61 (Companion 102)

– What Will I Tell My Heart/ Foolish Me, ’61 (Companion 103)

– Devil In Velvet/ Your Love Is A Good Love, ’61 (Cub 9097)

– Loving A Girl Like You/ High Flyin’ Baby (Recorded 1953), ’61 (Bruce 123)

 

 

as Harp-Tones – Sunday Kind Of Love/ Mambo Boogie, ’62 (Raven 8001)

as Rapidtones – Sunday Kind Of Love/ Memories Of You, ’62 (Rapid 101) (Bootleg.  No scan for b-side.)

as Harptones – Sunset/ I Gotta Have Your Love, ’63 (KT 201)

as The Soothers – The Little White Cloud That Cried/ I Believe In You, ’65 (Port 70041)

 

 

Harptones

– Sunday Kind Of Love/ I’ll Never Tell, ’73 (Relic 1022)

– My Memories Of You/ It Was Just For Laughs, ’73 (Relic 1023)

– That’s The Way It Goes/ Marie, ’74 (Rama 197)

– Love Needs A Heart/ It’s You, ’82 (Ambient Sound 02807)

– You’re Going To Need My Help Someday (Recorded 1955), ’85 (Murray Hill LP 000083 (A2))

– School Girl (aka Loving A Girl Like You) (Recorded 1955), ’85 (Murray Hill LP 000083 (A4))

 

Harptones as Harp-Tones – That’s The Way It Goes/ Marie, ’76 (Broadcast 1135)

 

 

Harptones Listing Error – The Wobble, ’63 (Diplomat LP 2311) (This is by the Surfaris.)

 

Scans found for the Harptones and related names are based on the book’s incomplete discography.  For other releases and recording versions see, uncamarvy.com/Harptones/harptones.html.

 

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