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Archie Bell & The Drells

Little Pop & The Fireballs (members Archie Bell, .....................................)

Formed in the early 1960's there are no known recordings by the group.

Archie Bell & The Drells (Members Archie Bell (born on 1-September-1944 in Henderson, Texas), James Wise, Huey 'Billy' Butler and Joe Cross)

(At various times, including when Archie Bell had been drafted into the Services, the following people became members of the group for Lee Bell, Willie Pernell, L.C. Watts, Cornelius Fuller, Lucious Larkins, and Charles Gibbs) 

East West 55102 - She's My Woman, She's My Girl / Yankee Dance - 1966
Ovide 222 - She's My Woman, She's My Girl / Yankee Dance - 1967
Ovide 226 - A Soldiers Prayer / One In One - 1967
Ovide 228 - Tighten Up* / Dog Eat Dog - 1967 *originally an instrumental performed by
The T. S. U. Toronados. 
Atlantic 2478 - Tighten Up / Dog Eat Dog - 1968 (January)
Atlantic 2478 - Tighten Up (Part 1)* / Tighten Up (Part 2) - 1968 (February) *Track Recorded October-1967.
Atlantic 2534 - I Can't Stop Dancing / You're Such A Beautiful Child - 1968
Atlantic 2559 - Do The Choo Choo / Love's Gonna Rain On You - 1968
Chess 2048 - She's My Woman, She's My Girl / Yankee Dance - 1968
Atlantic 2583 - (There's Gonna Be A) Showdown* / Go For What You Know - 1968  *Recorded 1-November-1968.
Atlantic 2612 - Just A Little Closer / I Love My Baby - 1969
Atlantic 2644 - Girl You're Too Young / Do The Hand Jive - 1968
Atlantic 2663 - My Balloon's Going Up / Giving Up Dancing - 1969
Atlantic 2693 - Here I Go Again* / A World Without Music - 1969 *Recorded 16-May-1969 In Philadelphia, Pa.
Atlantic 2721 - Don't Let The Music Slip Away / Houston, Texas - 1970
Atlantic 2744 - I Wish / Get It From The Bottom - 1970
Atlantic 2768 - Wrap It Up / Deal With Him - 1970
Atlantic 2793 - Love At First Sight / I Just Want To Fall In Love - 1970
Atlantic 2829 - Archie's In Love / Let The World Know - 1971
Atlantic 2855 - I Can't Face You Baby / Green Power - 1971
Glades 1707 - Dancing To Your Music / Count The Ways - 1973
Glades 1711 - You Never Know What's On A Woman's Mind / Ain't Nothing For A Man In Love - 1973 
Glades 1718 - Girls Grow Faster Than Boys / Love's Gonna Rain On You - 1974
T. S. O. P. 4767 - I Could Dance All Night / King Of The Castle - 1975
T. S. O. P. 4774 - The Soul City Walk / The King Of The Castle - 1975
T. S. O. P. 4775 - Let's Groove (Part 1) / Let's Groove (Part 2) - 1976
Portrait 7254 - Don't Let Go / Where Will You Go When The Party's Over - 1976
Philadelphia International 3605 - Right Here Is Where I Want To Be / Nothing Comes Easy - 1976
Philadelphia International 3615 - Everybody Have A Good Time / I Bet I Can Do That Dance - 1977
Philadelphia International 3632 - There's No Other Like You / Glad You Could Make It - 1977

The Philadelphia International All Stars (Lou Rawls, Billy Paul, Teddy Pendergrass, The O'Jays, Archie Bell and Dee Dee Sharpe / MFSB      

Philadelphia International 3636 - Let's Clean Up The Ghetto / Let's Clean Up The Ghetto* - 1977 *flip by MFSB.

Archie Bell & The Drells

Philadelphia International 3637 - I've Been Missing You / It's Hard Not To Like You - 1977
Philadelphia International 3651 - Old People / On The Radio - 1978
Philadelphia International 3710 - Strategy / We Got 'Em Dancing - 1979
Philadelphia International 3731 - How Can I / Sho Me How To Dance - 1979

Archie Bell
 
Becket 4 - Anytime Is Right / Without You - 1981
Becket Records 501 - Anytime Is Right / ? - 1981 (12" Release)  
Columbia/WMOT 03057 - Touchin' You (Part 1) / Touchin' You (Part 2) - 1982

Archie Bell & The Drells

Playhouse - 1984 (12" Release)
Achievement 10008 - Look Back Over Your Shoulder / Instrumental - 1988
Prt Mare16 -  Look Back Over Your Shoulder / ? - 1988 (12" Release)
? - Glad You Could Make It / There's No Other Like You - ? (12" Release)
Collectables Col 046287 - Let's Groove (Part 1 & 2) / The Soul City Walk - ?

Discography by Dave Rimmer, with additions from Bosko Asanovic and Sebastian Fonzeus