Dramatics, The

Also known as Dramatics, Dynamics, The, Fabulous Dramatics, The
Members of Dramatics, The: Barrington Henderson, Elbert Wilkins, Larry Demps, Lenny Mayes, LJ Reynolds, Ron Banks, William Howard, Willie Ford
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://dramaticsoul.tripod.com/, http://www.myspace.com/therealdramatics

Discography of Dramatics, The:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Shake It Well 9 Audio 1977 ABC Records
2 A Dramatic Experience 9 Audio 2004 Stax
3 Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get / A Dramatic Experience 18 Audio 1991 Stax
4 Shake It Well 2 Audio 1977 ABC Records
5 Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get / Thankful For Your Love 2 Audio 1971-05-00 Volt
6 10½ 8 Audio 1980 MCA Records
7 Joy Ride 10 Audio 1976 ABC Records
8 The Best Of The Dramatics 10 Audio 1984 Stax
9 Stone Cold 9 Audio 1990 Volt
10 A Dramatic Experience 8 Audio 1973 Volt
11 Watcha See Is Watcha Get 2 Audio 1976 Stax
12 Any Time Any Place 10 Audio 1979 ABC Records
13 Untitled 4 Audio Stax
14 A Marriage On Paper Only 2 Audio 1980 MCA Records
15 The Devil Is Dope / Hey You! Get Off My Mountain 2 Audio 1973-02-00 Volt
16 Live It Up 2 Audio 1982 Capitol Records
17 The Best Of The Dramatics 9 Audio 1974 Volt
18 Shake It Well 2 Audio 1977 ABC Records
19 In The Rain / (Gimme Some) Good Soul Music 2 Audio 1972 Volt
20 Live It Up 3 Audio 1982 Capitol Records
21 I Can't Get Over You / Finger Fever 2 Audio Goldies 45
22 In The Rain 2 Audio 1972 Volt
23 Highway To Heaven / I Made Myself Lonely 2 Audio 1974 Volt
24 Positive State Of Mind 8 Audio 1989 Volt
25 New Dimension 8 Audio 1982 Capitol Records
26 Sundown Is Coming (Hold Back The Night) / I Can't Get Over You 2 Audio 1976 ABC Records
27 Me And Mrs. Jones / I Cried All The Way Home 2 Audio 1975 ABC Records
28 Positive State Of Mind 8 Audio 1989 Volt
29 10½ 8 Audio 1980 MCA Records
30 Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get 8 Audio 1972 Stax
31 Shake It Well 2 Audio 1977 ABC Records
32 Don't Make Me No Promises / Tune Up 2 Audio 1974 Cadet Records
33 I Can't Stand It 2 Audio 1982 Capitol Records
34 Dramatically Yours 9 Audio 1974 Volt
35 The Dramatic Jackpot 10 Audio 1975
36 Stop Your Weeping / California Sunshine 2 Audio 1978 ABC Records
37 (I'm Going By) The Stars In Your Eyes / Trying To Get Over Losing You 2 Audio 1975 ABC Records
38 You're Fooling You / I'll Make It So Good 2 Audio 1975 ABC Records
39 Be My Girl / Richest Man Alive 2 Audio 1976 ABC Records
40 Fell For You / Now You Got Me Loving You 2 Audio 1973-08-00 Volt
41 I Just Wanna Dance With You 2 Audio 1979 MCA Records
42 In The Rain 2 Audio Stax
43 The Very Best Of The Dramatics 18 Audio 2007-07-17 Stax
44 Drama V 9 Audio 1975 ABC Records
45 Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get 8 Audio 1987 Stax
46 Try Love Again 6 Audio 1996 Hyped International Records
47 Finger Fever / Say The Word 2 Audio 1976 ABC Records
48 Do What You Want To Do / Jane 2 Audio 1978 ABC Records
49 Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get 8 Audio 2001 Stax
50 Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get 8 Audio 1971 Volt


Soul vocal group

Formed in Detroit in 1964 as the Sensations.

Changed their name to the Dramatics in 1965 and still performing.

They had two tremendous hits at their start of their career, "In The Rain" and "Whatcha See Is What You Get".

Through constant line up changes they recorded 20 albums between 1972 - 2002.

In 1974, they released an album along with [a=Dells, The].

In the 70's they recorded at [l=Volt] and [l=ABC Records].

In the 80's they went through [l=MCA Records], [l=Capitol Records] and[l=Fantasy].

Consisted of (at various stages):

Ron Banks, Larry Reed (lead singer), LJ Reynolds (lead singer), Rob Davis, Elbert Wilkins, William "Weegee Howard" Howard(lead singer), Willie Ford , Robert Ellington, Larry Demps, Leonard Cornell Mayes, Winzell Kelly.


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