Excels Groups

as Minors (ft Yvonne Lee (w Richard Meisler & His Orch)) – Jerry/ Where Are You, ’57 (Celeste 3007)

as Minors (Manhattan-Brooklyn) – Jerry/ Where Are You, ’65 (Mello 554)


Excels (Manhattan) (Benny Travies, Raymond ‘Rayfall’ Diaz & Harry Hillard were formerly part of the Minors (Manhattan-New York)

– You’re Mine Forever/ Baby Doll, ’57 (Central 2601)

– Baby Doll (Track 07/ You’re Mine Forever (Track 09), ’65 (Relic 1007)

(The two Excels tracks were found on Relic 5026-Best Of Relic Records Vol 17-part 2.  The book listed the Fidelitys ‘My Greatest Thrill (Track 08)’ instead of You’re Mine Forever (Track 09) by the Excels.)



Excels (NY-Gone Label Group) – My Foolish Heart/ Just You And I Together, ’60 (Gone 5094)

(Scans found.)



Excels (New York NY) – Til You Were Gone/ Can’t Help Lovin’ That Girl Of Mine, ’61 (RSVP 111)



Eddie Fontaine (w Excels (X Label)) – On Bended Knee/ I Miss You So, ’55 (X 0108)


Bill Darnel (w Excels (X Label)) – Rock And Roll Baby/ A Million Thanks, ’55 (X 0109)


Sandy Stewart (w Excels (X Label)) – No More Love/ Johnny Darling, ’55 (X 0126)


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