Fortunes Groups

Fortunes (Chicago) (gm Donald Jenkins)

– Believe In Me/ My Baby Is Fine, ’55 (Checker 818)

– Love (Recorded 1955), ’90 (Relic LP 5088 (A8))

– Break (Recorded 1955), ’90 (Relic LP 5088 (B8))

– Love/ Bread (Recorded 1955), ’93/94 (Parrot 804 (Boot) & Relic LP 7073 (#13, #24)

(As/ the allmusic site, other gms are: Granger, Strong and bass William Taylor.)



Colts (3rd group) as Fortunes (Calif)

– How Clever Of You/ Trees, ’58 (Decca 30688)

– Who Cares/ Tarnished Angel, ’58 (Decca 30541)



Fortunes (ref Rank Records Of America) – Steady Vows/ In The Night, ’59 (Top Rank 2019)

(Promo scans for #2019 are as ’Steady Vows’ (Fortunes) and ‘Whiskey Made Me Drunk’ (Roscoe Gordon).



Fortunes (Larry Darnell-Lead) – Look At Me, Look At You/ Congratulations, ’60 (Argo 5364)



as Neal Scott & The Fortunes – Go Bohemian, ’60 (Clown 3011)

as Neal Scott – Oh Genie, ’60 (Clown 3011)



Fortunes (Cincinnati) – Nothing Matters Anymore/ Ugly Duckling, ’61 (Queen 24010)



Fortunes (California) – Running Away From Love/ Tell Me, ’62 (DRA 320)



Fortunes (Cub Label) (w Adam Keefe as ‘Professional Ghoul’) – The Ghoul In School, ’63 (Cub 9123)

A-side full title is ’The Ghoul In School (Theme from “Werewolf In A Girls’ Dormitory”).

Fortunes (Cub Label) – You Don’t Know (What I’ve Been Thru [sic]), ’63 (Cub 9123)



Fortunes (New Mexico Label)

– Chi-Wa-Wa {I}/ The Laugh Of The Town, ’64 (Yucca 168) (Scans found.)

– Lonely Teardrops (Vocal-Jim Decker)/ This Is Love (Vocal Steve Rollins), ’64 (Yucca 170 & Bishop 1005, ’80) (Bishop 1005 is without artist credit.)


2 thoughts on “Fortunes Groups

    • The answer to the mixed-up reporting from various sources I read (and at one time included in the post) are now answered. Thanks for the great Yucca 168 scan link.

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