Rockers Groups

Rockers (Linden NJ Label) (Paul Winley & The) – Angel Child/ My Confession, ’55 (Premium 401)


 

Rockers (Carter Group) (w Emmett Carter Combo) – Count Every Star/ Tell Me Why, ’54 (Carter 3029)

  • As/ several sources, the label ‘Carter’ was from St. Louis, Missouri and owned by Emmett A Carter.

 

formerly Trojans (St Louis, Mo) (Ike Turner & Orch) – As Long As I Have You/ I Wanna Make Love To You, ’55 (RPM 446)

Note:  An article in a history of Art Lassiter @ hindulogic@comcast.net says the group became the Trojans in October 1955.

    • The same article says “ When they recorded for Federal in March 1956, again with Ike, they were known as The Rockers 5.”

 

Rockers (St Louis MO) (w Ike Turner’s Kings Of Rhythm-uncredited)

– What Am I To Do/ I’ll Die In Love With You, ’56 (Federal 12267)

– Down In The Bottom/ Why Don’t You Believe, ’56 (Federal 12273)

  • As/ Discogs: Art Lassiter sang lead, with Douglass Martin, and brothers George and Murrey Green. 

 

Jimmy Beasley & The Rockers (LA) – Johnny’s House Party – (Pt I) {I}/ Johnny’s House Party – (Pt II) {I}, ’57 (Modern 1021)

  • The release is a cover of the original John Heartsman Music City 807 release.
  • Scans are for Jimmy Beasley & The Rockers, with both sides being instrumental.
    • There are shoutouts/? throughout the records.
    • No information was found for this Rockers group.
  • The book listed as the ‘Rockets’ group connected to the Rhythm Aces/ Rocketeers.
    • Other sources also make this connection.
    • As/ Marv Goldberg’s paragraph in his Rhythm Aces article: “For some reason, they returned to Modern for one more session at which they backed up Jimmy Beasley on his cover … ” some doubt seems to be in the wording.

 

Randells formerly Rockers (Elizabeth NJ) (Rick Randle & The) – That Day, ’58 (Arc 4445)

Randells formerly Rockers (Elizabeth NJ) (Rick & The) – I’m Hurt, ’58 (Arc 4445)


 

Rockin Bradley & His Rockers (NY) – She’s Mine Not Yours/ Loomy, ’58 (Hull 729)

  • A-side scan found.
  • The A-Side, on a Hull LP, is credited as “Rockin’ (Desires) Bradley & The Rockers.” 
  • The B-side, on Crystal Ball Vol #4, is credited as “Rockin’ Bradly [sic] & The Desires.”

 

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