Bees Groups

Bees (New Orleans) (gm Billy Bland)

– Baby Blues, ’54 (Imperial-unreleased) (No scans and no entry confirmation found.)

– Sunny Side Of The Street, ’54 (Imperial-unreleased) (No scans but other sources indicate it was released on a later comp.)

– Why Don’t You Do Right, ’54 (Imperial-unreleased) (No scans and no info.)

– Toy Bell/ Snatchin’ Back, ’54 (Imperial 5314)

– I Want To Be Loved/ Get Away Baby, ’54 (Imperial 5320)

– Darling Please, ’54 (Imperial-unreleased, Sold 505, ‘73 & Owl 325, ’74) (Scan found for Owl label only.  The book stated it was recorded in 1954.)

– Dreaming In The Meadow/ Eyes For You Only, ’55 (Imperial-unreleased & Firefly 325, ’74)

(The book listed associated artist as Bobby Bland.  Research indicated group member was Billy Bland instead.  The book includes the unreleased material with some sources verifying the listings.)




Honey and The Bees (Unknown Origin) – Almost Eighteen/ Please Go Away, ’59 (Pentagon 500)

(The book listed as part of the Philly group.  Scans found.)




Bees (Ohio)

– So Jealous/ Terror {I}, ’59 (Finch 506)

– Oh Yes/ Tough Enough, ’62 (Finch 7321)

(The book mixed the two Finch label credits and dated N/A.)



Honey & The Bees (Philly) 

– You Better Go Now/ Why Do You Hurt The One Who Loves You, ’68 (Arctic 141) (Book dated as N/A.)

 Love Addict/ I’ll Be There, ’68 (Arctic149) (Not in book.)

– Sunday Kind Of Love/ Baby Do That Thing, ’68 (Arctic 158)

– That’s What Boys Are Made For/ Has Somebody Taken My Place, ’72 (Bell 217)

(As/ Discogs, gms are Nadine Felder White, Cassandra Ann Wooten, Jean Davis Sanders and Gwen (Oliver) Wesley.)

(Most sources connect the Bell release to the Arctic group and the Ritchie family.  The Josie releases were not included in the book.  See for a complete discography.)



Honey & The Bees error – Let’s Get Back Together Now N/A (Garrison 3005)  This is Let’s Get Back Together by the Honey Bees.


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