Dells, The

Also known as Dells, Mamas & The Papas, Penguins
Members of Dells, The: Chuck Barksdale, Johnny Carter, Johnny Funches, Marvin Junior, Mickey McGill, Verne Allison
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Dells

Discography of Dells, The:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Ugly Edits Vol. 5 3 Audio 2003 Ugly Edits
2 Ron's Edits #2 2 Audio 2004 Not On Label (Ron's Edits Series)
3 No Way Back / T.S.O.B. 2 Audio 2005-07-00 Not On Label
4 Ugly Edits Vol. 4 2 Audio 2003 Ugly Edits
5 No Way Back 11 Audio 1976 Mercury
6 I Touched A Dream /All About The Paper 2 Audio 1980 20th Century Fox Records
7 Extended Pleasure EP Vol 2 3 Audio 2006 Extended Pleasure
8 The Dells Sing Dionne Warwicke's Greatest Hits 11 Audio 1972 Cadet Records
9 Happy Song 2 Audio 1981 20th Century Fox Records
10 Stay In My Corner / Oh What A Nite / Looks Like It's Over 3 Audio 1980 Charly R&B
11 They Said It Couldn't Be Done, But We Did It! 8 Audio 1977 Mercury
12 The Mighty Mighty Dells 10 Audio 1974 Bellaphon
13 Make Sure (You Have Someone Who Loves You) / Does Anybody Know I'm Here 2 Audio 1968 Cadet Records
14 One Step Closer 2 Audio 1984 Private I Records
15 Oh What A Day / The Change We Go Thru (For Love) 2 Audio 1969 Cadet Records
16 Nadine / Open Up My Heart 2 Audio 1970 Cadet Records
17 One Step Closer 8 Audio 1984 Private I Records
18 Love Is Blue 10 Audio 1969 Cadet Records
19 Whatever Turns You On 8 Audio 1981 20th Century Fox Records
20 I Touched A Dream 7 Audio 1980 20th Century Fox Records
21 All About The Paper / I Touched A Dream 2 Audio 1980 20th Century Fox Records
22 Closer 2 Audio 1973 Cadet Records
23 Freedom Means 10 Audio 1971 Bellaphon
24 Slow Motion / Ain't No Black And White Music 2 Audio 1976 Mercury
25 Teaser 2 Audio 1977 Mercury
26 I Wish It Was Me You Loved / Two Together Is Better Than One 2 Audio 1974 Cadet Records
27 The Dells Sing Dionne Warwicke's Greatest Hits 11 Audio 1972-06-20 Cadet Records
28 Oh, What A Night / Believe Me 2 Audio 1969 Cadet Records
29 All About The Paper / I Touched A Dream 2 Audio 1980 20th Century Fox Records
30 The Mighty Mighty Dells 10 Audio 1974 Cadet Records
31 Our Love / Could It Be 2 Audio 1977 Mercury
32 The Dells 11 Audio 1987 Chess
33 The Dells 11 Audio 1982 Chess
34 Always Together - The Dells Musical Menu 14 Audio 1968 Cadet Records
35 Melodies / Get On Down 2 Audio Lost Records
36 The Dells 7 Audio 1973 Cadet Records
37 One Step Closer 8 Audio 1984
38 Nights Like This / Stay In My Corner 4 Audio 1992 Virgin Records America, Inc.
39 We Got To Get Our Thing Together 10 Audio 1975 Mercury
40 Long Lonely Nights / A Little Understanding 2 Audio 1970 Cadet Records
41 Stay In My Corner / Always Together 2 Audio 1984 Chess
42 Gotta Get Home To My Baby / The Power Of Love 2 Audio 1975 Mercury
43 Wear It On Our Face / Please Don't Change Me Now 2 Audio 1968 Cadet Records
44 I Can't Do Enough / Hallways Of My Mind 2 Audio 1969 Cadet Records
45 The Mighty Mighty Dells 10 Audio 1973 Chess
46 O-O, I Love You / The Change We Go Thru (For Love) 2 Audio 1967 Cadet Records
47 Stay In My Corner 10 Audio 1968 UpFront Records (3)
48 Thought Of You Just A Little Too Much 2 Audio 1988 Veteran Records
49 Medley: Can Sing A Rainbow, Love Is Blue 4 Audio 1969 Cadet Records
50 The Glory Of Love 2 Audio 1971 Cadet Records


Soul - doo-wop - funk - disco male vocal group

Formed in 1952, Harvey, Illinois. U.S.

Their career spanned more than four decades.

Their vocal leaders were the falsetto singer [a=Johnny Carter] and baritone singer [a=Marvin Junior].

Initially they were called [a=El-Rays, The]

Their first hit was in 1956, "Oh What A Night" at [l=Vee Jay Records].

Late 50's they had some line-up exchanges with the doo-wop vocal groups [a=Moonglows, The] and [a=Flamingos, The].

After two albums at [l=Vee Jay Records] they were signed at [l=Cadet] in mid 60's where they released a dozen albums until 1975.

After [l=Cadet] they released eight more albums at various labels like [l=Mercury], [l=ABC Records], [l=20th Century Fox Records], [l=Private I Records], [l=Veteran Records], [l=Philadelphia International Records], [l=Volt] and [l=Devine Records] up untill 2002.

Inducted into Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 2004 (Performer).


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