Fidelitones (Various Spellings)

Fidelitones (Detroit) (ref Freddie Gorman & Brian Holland) (No scans found. Listing/book spelling.) 

– Pretty Girl/ Game Of Love, ’58 (Aladdin 3442-unissued)

– Is It Too Late (Aladdin-Unreleased)

Group spellings from various sources include Fidelitones, Fideletones and Fideltones.  The Aladdin group involves Freddie Gorman (from Detroit and formerly involved with Sax Kari & The Quailtones), Brian Holland and Sonny Sanders.  Holland and Gorman later wrote for Berry Gordy (i.e. Please Mr Postman).  Gorman became a member of the 1966 era Originals (not included in the book).  With this capsulated history, it appears unlikely Gorman’s Fidelitones/Fideletones were part of the other two groups.  Scans are needed to confirm group spelling.

 

 

Fidelitones (Belleville Illinois) – Say Hey Pretty Baby/ Playboy, ’61 (Marlo 1518)

(Scans found.  Have only heard B-side.  No group members known.)

 

 

Fideltones (Houston Texas) – For Your Love, ’60 (Poop Deck 101)

Fideltones (Pop & The) (Houston Texas) –  Whispering Words Of Love, ’60 (Poop Deck 101)

 

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