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The Bobbettes

The Harlem Queens (members Emma Pought (born 28-April-1942 in New York City), Jannie Pought (born 11-January-1944 in New York City ~ died 1980 in New Jersey. Cause: She was stabbed to death by a total stranger), Reather Dixon (born 1-May-1945 in New York City), Helen Gathers (born 18-March-1943 in New York City ), Laura Webb (born 1943 ~ died 8-January-2001,cause: complications from colon cancer), ?, ? and ?) 1955 line-up 

The Bobbettes (members Emma Pought, Jannie Pought, Reather Dixon, Helen Gathers and Laura Webb) 

Atlantic 1144 - Mr. Lee / Look At The Stars – 1957
Atlantic 1159 - Speedy / Come-A, Come-A – 1957
Atlantic 1181 - Zoomy / Rock And Ree-Ah-Zole – 1958
Atlantic 1194 - The Dream / Um Bow Wow – 1958
Atlantic 2027 - Don't Say Goodnight / You Are My Sweetheart – 1959
Triple-X 104 - I Shot Mr. Lee / Billy – 1960
Atlantic 2069 - I Shot Mr. Lee / Untrue Love – 1960
Triple-X 106 - Have Mercy Baby* / Dance With Me Georgie - 1960 *Also Recorded In 1953 By The Dominoes On Federal 12068.  
Galliant 1006 - Oh My Papa / I Cried - 1960
 

The Bobbettes (members Emma Pought, Jannie Pought, Reather Dixon and Laura Webb) 

End 1093 - Teach Me Tonight / Mister Johnny Q – 1961
End 1095 - I Don't Like That (Part 1) / I Don't Like That (Part 2) - 1961 (Some Copies Issued With Picture Sleeve)
Gone 5112 - I Don't Like That* / Mr. Johnny Q - 1961 *An "Answer" Record To The 1961 Recording By Chris Kenner Entitled "I Like It Like That" On Instant 3229.
King 5490 - Oh My Papa / Dance With Me Georgie* - 1961 *A "Re-Write" Of The 1955 Recording By Etta James Entitled "The Wallflower (Roll With Me Henry)" On Modern 947.
King 5551 - Looking For A Lover / Are You Satisfied (With Your Love) – 1961
King 5623 - My Dearest / I'm Stepping Out Tonight – 1962
Jubilee 5427 - Over There / Loneliness – 1962
Jubilee 5442 - The Broken Heart / Mama Papa – 1962

Johnny Thunder

Diamond 129 - Loop De Loop* / Don't Be Ashamed - 1962 *Although Uncredited The Backing vocals were by The
Bobbettes.

The
Bobbettes (members Emma Pought, Jannie Pought, Reather Dixon and Laura Webb)

Diamond 133 - Teddy* / Row, Row, Row - 1962 *said to be tribute to groups producer Teddy Vann.
Diamond 142 - Close Your Eyes* / Somebody Bad Stole De Wedding Bell - 1963 *also recorded in 1965 by The Three Degrees on Swan 4224.
Backing vocals on this track were by The Chateaus (members Fred Harris (tenor), Oliver Sidney (tenor), Leroy Jones (falsetto), Theodore "Pepper" Jones (bass) and George Winfield (baritone and piano)  - cousin of Willie Winfield (The Harptones))
 
Diamond 169 - Love Is Blind / Teddy - ?
RCA-Victor 47-8832 - Having Fun / I've Gotta Face The World - 1966 
RCA-Victor 47-8983 - It's All Over / Happy Go Lucky Me – 1966

The Soul Angels (members Mattie LaVette, Reather Dixon and Emma Pought)

Josie 1002 - It's All In Your Mind / The Ladies Choice (Instrumental) – 1969

The
Bobbettes (members Emma Pought, Jannie Pought, Reather Dixon and Laura Webb)

Mayhew 712297/98 - All In Your Mind / That's A Bad Thing To Know - 1971 (some copies issued with picture sleeve)
Mayhew 712237 - Tighten Up Your Own Home / Looking For A New Love - 1972
Mayhew 237 - Tighten Up Your Own Home / Let Your Love Flow – 1972
Mayhew 1060 - Happy Go Lucky Me / Leave My Business Alone – 1972
Mayhew 712861/2 - It Won't Work Out / Good Man - 1974

The Sophisticated Ladies (members Emma Pought, Jannie Pought, Reather Dixon and Laura Webb)

Bareback 532 - Check It Out (Part 1) / Good Man – 1977
Mayhew/Bareback Mbb-12-532 - Check It Out (Part 1) (5:04) / Check It Out (Part 2) - 1977 (12" Release - 33 1/3rpm)
Bareback 353 - Check It Out (Part 1) / Good Man – 1977

The
Bobbettes (members Reather Dixon, Emma Pought and Laura Webb) 1981 line up.

Atlantic Dmd-283 - Love Rhythm (Long Version) (8:12) / Love Rhythm (Short Version) (3:40) - 1981 (12" Release Promo Issue Only)
Radio 4816 - Love Rhythm / You Aint Really Down - 1981 (12" Release)
Qit  Bc-652  - Love Rhythm (6:33) / Love Theme - 1981 (12" Release)
Qit Bc-652/Cbl 130 - Love Rhythm / I'll Keep Coming Back – 1981

The
Bobbettes / The Vibrations

Atlantic Oldies Series 13044 - Mr. Lee / My Girl Sloopy - ? (Back To Back Hits)

The
Bobbettes (members Reather Dixon, Emma Pought, Debra Thompson and Pamela Tate) current line up.

Lp's

Official 6055 - Mr. Lee - 1989
Tracks:

Cd's
 

Titanic Trc 981008 - The Ultimate Collection: Mr. Lee And Others - 1998
Tracks: Are You Satisfied / Billy / Close Your Eyes / Come- A Come- A / Dance With Me Georgie / Don't Say Goodnight / Have Mercy Baby / I Cried / I Don't Like It That Way (Part 1) / I Don't Like It That Way (Part 2) / I Shot Mr. Lee (Triple-X version) / I Shot Mr. Lee (Atlantic - Stereo version) / I'm Climbing A Mountain / In Paradise / Look At The Stars / Looking For A Lover / Mama, Papa / Mister Johnny Q / Mr. Lee / My Dearest / My Mama Said / Oh My Papa / Rock & Ree Ah Zole / Row, Row, Row / Sandman / Somebody Bad Stole The Wedding Bell / Speedy / Teach Me Tonight / Teddy / The Dream / Um Bow Wow / Untrue Love / You Are My Sweetheart / Zoomy.
 

Crash ? - The Best Of The Bobbettes - 1997
Tracks:

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