Aztecs Groups

Aztecs (Ohio) (José & The Aztecs) – Roadhouse LP 5001 (Recorded 1955), ’74

Side Two (Tracks 1-5):  My Aching Heart (2-01), Wait A Minute Baby (2-02), Does She Know (2-03), Why Did You Leave Me (2-04), Baby-Baby (2-05).

Roadhouse liner notes indicate Tonight/ Rose was released on the Echo label in 1956.  Scans for this release were not found.

(gm: José Williams (Lead), Roy Johnson ( First Tenor), Gordon Hunt (Baritone), Stokes Anderson (Bass) & Harry Wilbert (Piano))


Aztecs (Ohio) Introducing Jose’ & The Aztecs

– Baby, Baby, ’76 (Monogram 122) (Flip is Zoop by Hi-Lites (Danbury Conn).

– My Aching Heart/ Why Did She Leave Me, ’76 (Monogram 123)

(All sides recorded 1955.)



Aztecs (Louisville KY) – The Answer To My Prayer/ It’s You That I Love, ’62 (Zin-A-Spin 002)



Aztecs (Red Bank NJ)

– Dreamy {I}/ The Aztec Rock {I}, 60 (Sultan 113/114) (Not listed in book.)

– Teenage Hall Of Fame/ Traffic Jam {I}, ’62 (Card 901) (The book dated 1964.)

(As/ a news item on the Sultan release at, gms: Bill Lucia (tenor sax), Pete Procopio (drums), Ray Richael (rhythm guitar) & Dominic Setaro (lead guitar).

(FYI, on youtube, ‘The Aztec Rock on Sultan’ and ‘Traffic Jam on Card’ are the same instrumental.)

(This is a different group than the World Artists Aztecs.)



Aztecs (British Invasion Group?) – Da Doo Ron Ron/ Hi Heel Sneakers, ’64 (World Artists 1029)

(Recorded live in London from the album ‘Live at the Ad-Lib Club-Presenting The Aztecs’.  The book listed separately from the Australian Aztecs.)



Aztecs (Australia) (Billy Thorpe & The)

– Over The Rainbow/ That I Love, ’65 (GNP Crescendo 340)

– Summertime Blues/ What’cha Gonna Do About It , ’65 (GNP Crescendo 346)

(The book and most sources ‘list’ asby Billy Thorpe & The Aztecs or just as The Aztecs.  No scans were found.  Neither side appears in any of the Australian Billy Thorpe/Aztecs discographies.  Information is needed.)  

– Twilight Time/ My Girl Josephine, ’65 (GNP Crescendo 359)



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