Kool Gents & Related Groups

Kool Gents

– This Is The Night/ Do Ya Do, ’56 (Vee-Jay 173)

– You Know/ I Just Can’t Help Myself, ’56 (Vee-Jay 207)

– Just Like A Fool/ When I Call On You, ’56 (Vee-Jay-Unreleased & Broadcast 1102, ’74) (Broadcast scans not found.)

– Crazy Over You (Lead John McHall-recorded 1956), ‘84 (Solid Smoke LP 8026 & Charly LP 1115) (No info found for book listing on Charly LP 1115.)

 

 

Kool Gents as Delegates (Chicago)

– The Convention, ’56 (Vee-Jay 212) (Flip ‘Jay’s Rock’ is by Big Jay McNeely.)

– Mother’s Son/ I’m Gonna Be Glad, ’57 (Vee-Jay 243)

 

 

Kool Gents as El Dorados (New Group-Lead Pirkle Lee Moses of the original El Dorados.  Dee Clark was no longer with the Kool Gents.)

– Trouble Trouble, ’57 (Vee-Jay-Unreleased & Charly LP 1022 (B2))

– She Don’t Run Around, ’57 (Vee-Jay-Unreleased & Charly LP 1022 (B8)

– 3 Reasons Why/ Boom Diddie Boom, ’58 (Vee-Jay 263) (Label scan for Boom Diddie Boom is often listed as Boom Diddle Boom.)

– Lights Are Low/ Oh What A Girl, ’58 (Vee-Jay 302)

 

 

 

Kool Gents credited as Dee Clark

– Gloria/ Kangaroo Hop, ’57 (Falcon 1002)

– Gloria/ You’re Looking Good, ’60 (Vee Jay 355)

 

Dee Clark With Riley Hampton Orch

– When I Call On You/ Nobody But You, ’58 (Abner 1019) (‘When I Call On You’ was re-recorded for this release)

 

Kool Gents released on LPs as Dee Clark

– Just Like A Fool, ’60 (Vee Jay LP 1019 (1-1), Solid Smoke LP 8026, ’84 & Charly LP 1113 (#2), ‘86)

– I Just Can’t Help Myself, ’60 (Vee Jay LP 1019 (1-4) & Charly LP 1113 (#6), ‘86)

 

 

Kool Gents (NY) – Picture On The Wall/ Come To Me, ’63 (Bethlehem 3061)

(Distributed by King Records.  This is a different group than the Vee-Jay Kool Gents and DeRoy Green & The Cool Gents.)

 

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