Kings Groups

Kings (Baltimore) (ft Bobby Hall)

– Why? Oh, Why?/ I Love You, Baby, ’53 (Jax 314)

– Baby Be There/ You Made Me Cry, ’53 (Jax 316)

– Why Oh Why/ I Love You Baby, ’73 (Blue Sky 106)


Kings (Baltimore) (Bobby Hall & The)

– Sunday Kind Of Love/ Love No One, ’53 (Jax 320 & Blue Sky 105, ’73)

– Fire In My Heart/ You Never Knew, ’54 (harlem 2322)


Kings (Baltimore) as Four Kings – Do You Want To Rock/ You Never Knew, ’54 (Jax 323)

(No scans found.  As/ Marv Goldberg, both sides featured Adolphus Holcomb leading.)


Kings (Baltimore) as Ramblers

– Vadunt-Un-Va-Da Song (Oui Oui Baby)/ Please Bring Yourself Back Home, ’54 (MGM 11850)

– Bad Girl/ Rickey-Do, Rickey-Do, ’55 (MGM 55006)


Kings (Baltimore)

– God Made You Mine/ The Good Book, ’55 (Gotham 316)

– Don’t Go/ Love Is Something From Within, ’57 (Gone 5013)

– Angel/ Come On Little Baby, ’58 (Jalo 203)

– ‘Till You/ Elephant Walk, ’58 (RCA 7419)

– Surrender/ Hold Me, ’59 (Jay Wing 5805)

– Your Sweet Love/ Troubles Don’t Last, ’59 (RCA 7544)

– I Want To Know/ Bump-I-Dy Bump, ’60 (Lookie 18 & Epic 9370)

– Creation (recorded 1955) (Collectables LP 5037 #9, Collectables LP 7003 & Collectables 1017A) (‘I’m A Little Liar’, also unreleased, is the #1017 flip.)


Kings (Baltimore) (Little Hooks & The) (Acc by The Sentries) – Count Your Blessing(s)/ How To Start A Romance, ’63 (Century 1300, Little Rick 909 & Chess 1867) (No scan for Century.)



Kings (New Orleans) (ref Earl King) – What Can I Do/ ’Til I Say Well Done, ’54 (Specialty 497)



Kings (New York) (Ravens-Joe Van Loan Group) – Long, Lonely Nights/ Let Me Know, ’57 (Baton 245)



Kings (Oklahoma) (Vicki France With The) – Cry On My Shoulder/ My Fault, ’59 (Sparkette 1002) (B-side title correction.)



Chet Reni & The Kings (ref Paris Records NY) – What’s Wrong With Me/ A Love Of My Own, ’59 (Georgie 101) (Book date N/A.)




Johnny & The Kings (ref John Giuffre) – The Taste Of A Tear/ Never Till Now, ’61 (Warwick 658)


Johnny & The Kings reissued as Johnny & The Tokens – The Taste Of A Tear/ Never Till Now, ’61 (Warwick 658)

(Note: This is not the Tokens or Neil Sedaka with or without the Tokens.  It was first released as Johnny and the Kings.  After the Tokens left Warwick records for RCA. the record was reissued as Johnny and the Tokens.  Totally different group and NO Neil Sedaka.)



Albert Washington & His Kings (Ohio) – You Gonna Miss Me/ Ramble, ’63 (Finch 10990-10989)

(Side #s are reversed)

Albert Washington & His Kings (Ohio) – Ramble/ You Gonna Miss Me, ’64 (VLM 10989-10990)

Albert Washington & The Kings (Ohio) – Doggin’ Me Around/ A Woman Is A Funny Thing, ’67 (Fraternity 982)

(…) offers a more complete discography than the book provided.


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