Kidds & Kids Groups

Pelicans (New Orleans) became Kidds

– Drunk, Drunk, Drunk/ Are You Forgetting Me, ’55 (Imperial 5335)

– You Broke My Heart/ I Won’t Be Back, ’55 (Post 2003)

– Down In Mexico/ Miss Lucy (Post X2010-Bootleg) (This was issued after the Imperial LP 94005 was issued under the Pelicans name.  The original #2010 is for Clifton Chenier.)


Wee Willie Wayne (BB The Kidds (New Orleans)-uncredited) – I Remember/ Travelin’ Mood (No Group), ’55 (Imperial 5355)

Tommy Lampkin (BB The Kidds (New Orleans)-uncredited) – Lover’s Plea/ Eternal Love, ’55 (Imperial 5361)



Kids (Oakland) (Morry Williams & The)

– Are You My Girl Friend/ Louise, ’58 (Tee Vee 301) (Scans found.)

– Are You My Girlfriend/ Oh! Louise, ’58 (Carlton 477) (Scans found.  Seller lists at $60.00.)

– Long Foot Jene [sic]/ Time Runs Out (1st version), ’60 (Luck 102-first pressing)

– Long Foot Jene [sic]/ Time Runs Out (2nd version), ’60 (Luck 102-second pressing)

– Time Runs Out (1st version), ’60 (Luck 102-third pressing) (A-side Part One-Grasshopper is by Bobby Ford & The Blazers.)


Kids as Morry Williams & The Kidds (Oakland) – Time Runs Out/ Long Foot Jean [sic], ’74 (Firefly 319) (Scans confirm ‘Kidds’ and ‘Jean’ spelling.)



Kids (NY) (Herman & The) – Daddy, Daddy/ March On, ’59 (Columbia 41411)



Kids (Los Angeles) (Billy & The) – Take A Chance On Love/ The Way It Used To Be, ’61 (Lute 6016) (Book also listed as released on Lute 312.  No scan found.)



Kids (Tennessee Label) – Good Loving/ You Don’t Know What You Got, ‘64 (Gaylord 2203)

(Date and label location/ 45cat.)



Kids (East Wenatchee, Washington) (Billy & The)

– Say You Love Me/ It’s Not The Same, 66 (Julian 104)

– When I See You/ Do You Need Me, ’66 (Julian 109)

This group of Billy & The Kids are a group of 12-13 year old boys.  Check out ( for the group’s biography, photos & a list of group members.




Kids (Utica NY) – Dear Mom And Dad (Hurd 80) (No scans found.  Other Hurd releases are dated 1966.)



Johnny And Dell (Al Tanner Octet) – There Is Love/ The Bounce, ’60 (Luck 101) (Book listed as Johnny (With The Kids).  The possible link to Morry Williams & The Kids is the Luck label.) (Book dated 1962)


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