Persuasions, The

Also known as Persuasions
Members of Persuasions, The: Herbert Rhoad, Jayotis Washington, Jerry Lawson, Jimmy Hayes, Joe Russell
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://www.thepersuasions.net, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Persuasions

Discography of Persuasions, The:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Ever Widening Circles Of Remorse 3 Audio 1989
2 Ships At Sea, Sailors & Shoes 9 Audio 1993 Excellent Records (2)
3 Comin' At Ya 11 Audio 1979 Flying Fish (2)
4 No Frills 11 Audio 1984 Rounder Records
5 Spread The Word 11 Audio 1972 Capitol Records
6 No Frills 11 Audio 1984 Demon Records
7 Chirpin' 10 Audio 1977 Elektra
8 I Just Want To Sing With My Friends 11 Audio 1974 A&M Records
9 Chirpin' 10 Audio 1977 Elektra
10 We Came To Play 10 Audio 1971 Capitol Records
11 Papa Was A Rolling Stone 5 Audio 1989 Echo USA
12 I Really Got It Bad For You / Lookin' For A Love 2 Audio 1974 A&M Records
13 Street Corner Symphony 15 Audio 1972 Capitol Records
14 Ships At Sea, Sailors & Shoes 10 Audio 1993 Excellent Records (2)
15 Spread The Word 11 Audio 1995 Collectables
16 It's You That I Need 2 Audio 1971 Capitol Records
17 Buffalo Soldier 2 Audio 1972
18 Ships At Sea, Sailors & Shoes 10 Audio 1993 Triple Earth
19 More Than Before 10 Audio 1974 A&M Records
20 Good Old Acappella 2 Audio 1973 MCA Records
21 Street Corner Symphony 16 Audio 1972 Island Records
22 Three Angels 2 Audio 1972 Capitol Records
23 Chirpin' 10 Audio 1991 Elektra
24 One Thing On My Mind / Darlin' 2 Audio 1975 A&M Records
25 Comin' At Ya 11 Audio 1979 Stony Plain Records
26 Chirpin' 10 Audio Elektra
27 Frankly A Cappella - The Persuasions Sing Zappa 16 Audio 2000 EarthBeat! Records
28 Acappella 11 Audio 1970 Straight
29 More Than Before 10 Audio 1987-07-05 A&M Records
30 Acappella 13 Audio 1989 Edsel Records
31 Acappella 13 Audio 1989
32 Party In The Woods / It's Better To Have Loved And Lost (Than Never Loved At All) 2 Audio 1969 Minit
33 More Than Before 10 Audio 1974 A&M Records
34 Gonna Keep On Trying Till I Win Your Love 2 Audio 1974-07-12 A&M Records
35 Island / A Lonesome Love Song 2 Audio 1974 A&M Records
36 Good Old Acappella 2 Audio 1973 MCA Records
37 Love You Most Of All 2 Audio 1973 MCA Records
38 I Just Want To Sing With My Friends 4 Audio 1974 A&M Records, Inc.
39 The Ten Commandments Of Love 2 Audio 1972 Capitol Records
40 I Just Want To Sing With My Friends 11 Audio A&M Records
41 Acappella 13 Audio 1970 Straight
42 Street Corner Symphony 15 Audio 1977 Capitol Records


US a cappella group from Brooklyn, NY, dating back to the mid-1960s. 1970 album debut on the initiative of [a=Frank Zappa]. Had their prime recording career in the 70's with such albums as the 1977 "Chirpin" that was awarded the maximum 5 stars in The Rolling Stones Album Guide.

Included in line-up over time: Jerry Lawson, Joe 'Jesse' Russell, Jayotis Washington, Herbert 'Toubo' Rhoad, Jimmy 'Bro' Hayes, Bernard “B.J.” Jones


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