Parliaments Groups

Deltones (Chicago) as Parlaments – To Be Alone/ My Only Love, ’61 (USA 719) (Scans are as Parlaments.  Book listed as Parliaments.)



Parliaments (Philadelphia) – Don’t Need You Anymore/ Honey, Take Me Home With You, ’58 (Len 101)

Parliaments (Philadelphia)-uncredited backing Joe VanLOAN [sic] –  Forever/ Give Me Your Heart, ’58 (V-Tone 200) (Not included in book.)



Parliaments (Plainfield NJ)

– Poor Willie/ Party Boys, ’59 (Apt 25036)

– Lonely Island (2:30)/ You Make Me Wanna Cry, ’60 (Flipp 100-101-first version (red))

– Lonely Island (2:22)/ You Make Me Wanna Cry, ’60 (Flipp 100-101-second version (yellow))

– That Was My Girl/ Heart Trouble, ’66 (Golden World 46) (Not in book.)

– (I Wanna) Testify/ I Can Feel The Ice Melting, ’67 (Revilot 207) (Not in book.)

The group also records as Parliament and Funkadelic.



Parliaments (Detroit) (Freddie & The) – Darlene/ That Girl, ’59 (Twirl 1003)



Parliaments (New York NY) (Sammy & The) – No Hard Feelings/ Win Yourself A Lover, ’60 (Arnold 1001)



Parliaments (Huntington WV) – You’re Cute/ I’ll Get You Yet/ You’re Cute, ’63 (Symbol 917)

(Writing credit: A Himons (a-side) and Mel Harris (b-side).  An audition scan has a 2/18/63 date on it.)


Parliaments (Huntington WV)

– Sweet Nothin/ Cry No More, ’67 (Cabell 112) (Writing Credit: a-side Melvin Harris and b-side Isaac Banks.)

– Getting Ready For The Summer/ This Is My Rainy Day, ’67 (Cabell 115) (Writing Credit: a-side Isaac Banks and b-side Archie Himon.)

The Cabell releases were not included in the book.)


2 thoughts on “Parliaments Groups

    • Thanks for your comment. The Revilot releases were not included in the book. The new Parliaments (Philadelphia) post includes the V-Tone entry.

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