Tides Groups

Tides (ref Black Brothers)

– Rock Me Gently/ Saxaphone Safari, ’59 (Doré 529) {I}

  • Scans found for ‘Saxaphone Safari’ and ‘Rock Me Gently.’
    • The book lists the ‘Rock Me Gently’ flip as ‘Stoned’ while another source lists the sides as ‘Rock Me/ Gently Stoned.’

– Little Carmen/ Smoke Signals, ’59 (Doré 546)

– Follow Me/ Say You’re Mine, ’61 (Doré 579)

  • Scans found.

– Dear Mr President/ Ring A Ding Ding, ’61 (Doré 611)

– Chicken Spaceman/ Ring A Ding Ding, ’61 (Doré 618)


as The Triplets – Gently My Love/ Bagdad Beat, ’60 (Doré 574)


became Five Whispers

– Moon In The Afternoon/ Midnight Sun, ’62 (Dolton 61) {I}

– Especially For You/ Awake Or Asleep, ’62 (Dolton 69) {I}


Fabulous Rockers (Tampa/St Petersburg) credited as The Tides – Stranger/ Would I Still Be Loving You, ’61 (Warwick 653)


There are comments about the group @ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZddhQIT_4g0.


In 1958 gms are listed as: Dennis Pupello (leader and pianist), Onelio Ochoa (singer and trumpet), Manuel Gutierrez (baritone sax), Chuck Boris (guitar), Tony Lopez (drums), Donna Lynn Baccarella (singer), Artie Alvarez (singer), Wes Young (bass) and Roger Menendez (alto sax).


Tides (Nashville TN) (w The Merry Melody Singers)

– Limbo Rock {I}/ Midnight Limbo {I}, ’62 (Mercury 71990)

– The Banana Boat Song}/ Patricia {I}, ’62 (Mercury 72045)


More recordings done by the Tides on the April 7, 1962 session can be seen @ countrydiscography.blogspot.com/2011/10/jerry-kennedy.html.

  • The site further lists the gms: Jerry Kennedy [gt], Harold Bradley [gt], Kelton D “Kelso” Herston [gt], Bob Moore [bass], Murrey M “Buddy” Harman [drums], Hargus “Pig” Robbins [piano], Ray Stevens [organ/ piano], Homer L. “Boots” Randolph [sax] + The Merry Melody Singers (Margie Singleton, Gordon Stoker, Raymond C Walker, Neil Matthews.


Uniques (Chicago) as Tides – Bring It Home To Me/ Who Told You, ’64 (620 1007)


Note:  See comments @ https://www.45cat.com/record/nc269916us&c=818454#818454


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