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The Coasters

The A-Sharp Trio (members Ty "Terrell" Leonard, Billy Richard (born William Gene Richard --- died 10-December-2007 after a fall while exercising) and Roy Richard)

The 4 Bluebirds (members Ty "Terrell" Leonard, Billy Richard, Roy Richard and Bobby Nunn)

The 4 Bluebirds / Johnny Otis 

Excelsior 540 - My Baby Done Told Me / Courtroom Blues* - 1949 *flip by Johnny Otis. 

The Robins (members Ty "Terrell" Leonard, Billy Richard, Roy Richard (born 11-November-1933 in Ohio, died 18-October-1975 in Orange City, California - cause: ?) and Bobby Nunn) 

Score 4010 - Around About Midnight / You Sure Look Good To Me - 1949 

Bobby Nunn (born 20-September-1925, died 5-November-1986 at his home in Los Angeles - cause: heart attack) 

Hamptone International 605 - Why Did You Leave Me Baby? / Alone About Midnight - 1949

The Robins (members Ty "Terrell" Leonard, Billy Richard, Roy Richard and Bobby Nunn)

Aladdin 3031 - Don't Like The Way You're Doing / Come Back Baby – 1949
Savoy 726 - If I Didn't Love You So / If It's So Baby – 1949

The Robins / The Beale Street Gang

Savoy 731 - Double Crossing Blues / Back Alley Blues* - 1950 *Flip By The Beale Street Gang.

The Robins (members Ty "Terrell" Leonard, Billy Richard, Roy Richard and Bobby Nunn)

Savoy 732 - Turkey Hop (Part 1) / Turkey Hop (Part 2) – 1950

Mel Walker & The Bluenotes (members Melvin Lightsey, Ty "Terrell" Leonard, Billy Richard, Roy Richard and Bobby Nunn) / The Johnny Otis Quintet; vocal by Devonia

Regent 1016 - Cry Baby / I'm Not Falling In Love With You* - 1950 *Flip By  The Johnny Otis Quintet; vocal by Devonia.

The Robins (members Ty "Terrell" Leonard, Billy Richard, Roy Richard and Bobby Nunn)

Savoy 738 - Our Romance Is Gone / There Ain't No Use Beggin' *- 1950 *Lead By Billy Richard.
Savoy 752 - I'm Living O. K. / There's Rain In My Eyes – 1950
Savoy 762 - I'm Through / You're Fine But You're Not My Kind – 1950

Bobby Nunn

Blue 105 - I Got A Country Girl / Bring Your Lovin' Back To Me – 1950

The Robins (Members Ty "Terrell" Leonard, Billy Richard, Roy Richard And Bobby Nunn)

Recorded In Hollywood 112 - Race Of Man / Bayou Baby Blues* - 1950 *With Maggie Hathaway.

Maggie Hathaway & The Robins (members Maggie Hathaway, Ty "Terrell" Leonard, Billy Richard, Roy Richard and Bobby Nunn)

Recorded In Hollywood 121 - A Falling Star / When Gabriel Blows His Horn – 1950

The Nic Nacs (Members Mickey Champion,Ty "Terrell" Leonard, Billy Richard, Roy Richard And Bobby Nunn)

RPM 313 - Found Me A Sugar Daddy / Gonna Have A Merry Christmas – 1950
RPM 316 - Found Me A Sugar Daddy / You Didn't Want My Love* - 1951 *Mickey Champion does not appear on this track.

Bobby Nunn with the "Robbins" (members members Ty "Terrell" Leonard, Billy Richard, Roy Richard and Bobby Nunn)

Modern 807 - Rockin' / That's What The Good Book Says - 1951

The Robins (members Ty "Terrell" Leonard, Billy Richard, Roy Richard and Bobby Nunn)


Recorded In Hollywood 150 - School Girl Blues* / Early Morning Blues - 1951 *with Maggie Hathaway.

The Nic Nacs (members Mickey Champion, Ty "Terrell" Leonard, Billy Richard, Roy Richard and Bobby Nunn)

RPM 342 - Found Me A Sugar Daddy / Gonna Have A Merry Christmas – 1951

Bobby Nunn / Pete Johnson

Dootone 302 - Anticipating Blues / Hard Luck Women And Strife* - 1951 *Flip By Pete Johnson.

Little Esther & Bobby Nunn / Little Esther (born Esther Mae Jones on 23-December-1935 --- died 7-August-1984) 

Federal 12100 - Saturday Night Daddy / Mainliner* - 1952 *Flip By Little Esther.

The Nic Nacs (members Mickey Champion, Ty "Terrell" Leonard, Billy Richard, Roy Richard and Bobby Nunn)

RPM 313 - Found Me A Sugar Daddy / Gonna Have A Merry Christmas – 1952

Bobby Nunn / Que Martyn

Recorded In Hollywood 244 - Christmas Bells / Two Sisters - 1952 *Flip By Que Martyn. (This label number was also used for a Linda Hayes release)

Little Esther & Bobby Nunn / Little Esther

Federal 12122 - You Took My Love Too Fast / Streetlights* - 1953 *flip by Little Esther. 

The Robins (members Ty "Terrell" Leonard, Billy Richard, Roy Richard, Bobby Nunn and Grady Chapman (born 1-Ocober-1929))  

RCA Victor 47-5175 - (Now And Then There's) A Fool Such As I / My Heart's The Biggest Fool - 1953
RCA Victor 47-5271 - Oh Why / All Night Baby – 1953
RCA Victor 47-5434 - How Would You Know / Let's Go To The Dance – 1953
RCA Victor 47-5486 - My Baby Done Told Me / I'll Do It - 1953
RCA Victor 47-5489 - Ten Days In Jail / Empty Bottles – 1953

The Robins with Orchestral Accompaniment (members Ty "Terrell" Leonard, Billy Richard, Roy Richard, Bobby Nunn and Grady Chapman)

RCA Victor 47-5564 - Get It Off Your Mind / Don't Stop Now - 1953

The Robins (members Ty "Terrell" Leonard, Billy Richard, Roy Richard, Bobby Nunn and Grady Chapman)

Crown 106 - I Made A Vow / Double Crossin' Baby - 1954


The Drifters (members Ty "Terrell" Leonard, Billy Richard, Roy Richard, Bobby Nunn and Grady Chapman)

Crown 108 - Sacroiliac Swing / The World Is Changing – 1954

The Robins (members Carl Gardner, Bobby Nunn, Ty "Terrell" Leonard, Billy Richards, Roy Richards and Grady Chapman)

Spark 103 - Riot In Cell Block # 9* / Wrap It Up - 1954 *Lead Vocal By Richard Berry. (Copies on yellow labels are Bootlegs)

The Robbins (members Ty "Terrell" Leonard, Billy Richard, Roy Richard, Bobby Nunn and Grady Chapman)

Crown 120 - Key To My Heart / All I Do Is Rock – 1954

The Robins (members Carl Gardner, Bobby Nunn, Ty "Terrell" Leonard, Billy Richards, Roy Richards and Grady Chapman)

Spark 107 - Loop De Loop Mambo / Framed - 1954 (Silver Top Labels Are Scarcer Than Red labels)

Grady Chapman and The Suedes (members Grady Chapman, ..............................)

Money 204 - Don't Blooper / I Need You So - 1954 

The Robins (members Carl Gardner, Bobby Nunn, Ty "Terrell" Leonard, Billy Richards, Roy Richards and Grady Chapman)

Spark 110 - If Teardrops Were Kisses / Whadaya Want? - 1955 (Red Labels Are Scarcer Than Blue Labels)
Spark 113 - One Kiss / I Love Paris – 1955
Spark 116 - I Must Be Dreamin' / The Hatchet Man - 1955 (Red Labels Are Scarcer Than yellow labels)

Jake Porter & The Buzzards (members Carl Gardner, Bobby Nunn, Ty "Terrell" Leonard, Billy Richards, Roy Richards and Grady Chapman) / Jake Porters Combo.

Combo 91 - Wine, Women And Gold / The Bop (Instrumental)* - 1955 *Flip By Jake Porter's Combo.

The Robins (members Carl Gardner, Bobby Nunn, Ty "Terrell" Leonard, Billy Richards, Roy Richards and Grady Chapman)

Spark 122 - Smokey Joe's Cafe* / Just Like A Fool - 1955 *Recorded 28-September-1955.
Atco 6059 - Smokey Joe's Cafe / Just Like A Fool - 1955 (Reissue)

(all of the above SPARK releases were later issued as The Coasters)
 

The Coasters (members Carl Gardner, Bobby Nunn, Billy Guy (formerly of Bip & Bop) (born Frank William Phillips on 20-June-1936 in Itasca, Hill County, Texas - died 5-November-2002 in Washington, DC - cause: heart attack) and Leon Hughes)

Atco 6064 - Down In Mexico* / Turtle Dovin' - 1956 *Recorded 11-January-1956.
Atco 6073 - One Kiss Led To Another / Brazil - 1956
Atco 6087 - Young Blood* / Searchin'** - 1957 (maroon label is scarcer than white and yellow label) *also recorded in 1967 by The Comic Books on Magic Touch 2004.   **also recorded in 1968 by The Ambassadors on Sound Stage 7  2607.
Atco 6098 - Idol With The Golden Head / (When She Wants Good Lovin') My Baby Comes To Me – 1957
Atco 6105 - Sweet Georgia Brown / What Is The Secret Of Your Success? – 1957
Atco 6111 - Gee, Golly / Dance! – 1958

The Coasters (members Carl Gardner, Billy Guy, Will Jones and Cornell Gunter (born Cornelius Gunter on 14-November-1938 -- died 26-February-1990. Cause: he was shot while sitting behind the wheel of car at an intersection in Los Angeles. Trying to escape, he attempted to speed away, but due to his severe injuries he drove into a brick wall. Sammy Davis Jr. and Bill Cosby paid for his funeral expenses)

Atco 6116 - Yakety Yak / Zing! Went The Strings Of My Heart - 1958
Atco 6126 - The Shadow Knows / Sorry But I'm Gonna Have To Pass – 1958
Atco 6132 - Charlie Brown / Three Cool Cats – 1959
Atco Sd-45-6132 - Charlie Brown / Three Cool Cats - 1959 (stereo release - blue label, silver print, "Stereo" under the "O" Of Atco
Atco 6141 - Along Came Jones* / That Is Rock & Roll - 1959 *also recorded in 1969 by David "Deacon" Jones on Sundown 112.
Atco 6146 - Poison Ivy* / I'm A Hog For You - 1959 *recorded 16-July-1959.

Atco 6153 - What About Us / Run Red Run – 1959
Atco 6163 - Besame Mucho (Parts 1) / Basame Mucho (Part 2) – 1960
Atco 6168 - Wake Me, Shake Me / Stewball – 1960
Atco 6178 - Shoppin' For Clothes* / The Snake & The Bookworm - 1960 *Original Writer Of This Track Was Kent Harris The Founder Of Romark Records And Husband Of Ty Karim, This Track Was Recorded On The 29-July-1960
Atco 6186 - Wait A Minute / Thumbin' A Ride – 1961
Atco 6192 - Little Egypt (Ying-Yang) / Keep On Rolling – 1961
Atco 6204 - Girls, Girls, Girls (Part 1) / Girls, Girls, Girls (Part 2) – 1961

The Coasters (Members
 Carl Gardner, Billy Guy, Will Jones And Earl Carroll (Formerly Of The Cadillacs)) 

Atco 6210 - (Ain't That) Just Like Me / Bad Blood – 1961
Atco 6219 - Ridin' Hood / Teach Me How To Shimmy – 1962
Atco 6234 - The Climb / The Climb (Instrumental) – 1962
Atco 6251 - The P. T. A. / Bull Tick Waltz – 1963
Atco 6287 - T'ain't Nothin' To Me / Speedo's Back In Town – 1964
Atco 6300 - Bad Detective / Lovey Dovey – 1964
Atco 6321 - Wild One / I Must Be Dreaming – 1964
Atco 6341 - Lady Like / Hongry – 1965
Atco 6356 - Let's Go Get Stoned / Money Honey – 1965
Atco 6379 - Crazy Baby / Bell Bottom Slacks And A Chinese Kimono (She's My Little Spodee-O) – 1965

The Coasters / Jay & The Americans /// Petula Clark

Mccann-Erickson Inc. - Coca-Cola Co. (No #) - Swings The Jingle - Things Go Better With Coke - 1965 (10" four track acetate, flip side Petula Clark sings two versions of jingle - dated 12/20/65)

The Coasters (members
 Carl Gardner, Billy Guy, Will Jones and Earl Carroll (formerly of The Cadillacs)) 

Atco 6407 - She's A Yum Yum / Saturday Night Fish Fry – 1966

The Coasters (Members
 Carl Gardner, Billy Guy, Ronnie Bright (Formerly Of The Valentines) And Earl Carroll)

Date 1552 - Soul Pad / Down Home Girl – 1967
Date 1607 - She Can / Everybody's Woman – 1968
Date 1617 - D. W. Washburn* / Everybody's Woman - 1968 *Also Recorded In 1968 By The Monkees On Colgems 66-1023 

The Coasters (Members Carl Gardner, Billy Guy, Jimmy Norman, Ronnie Bright (Formerly Of The Valentines) And Earl Carroll)

Turntable 504 - Act Right / The World Is Changing – 1969

The Coasters (Members Carl Gardner, Billy Guy, Ronnie Bright (Formerly Of The Valentines) And Earl Carroll)

King 6385 - Love Potion Number Nine / D. W. Washburn – 1971
King 6389 - Cool Jerk / Talkin' 'Bout A Woman – 1972
King 6404 - Soul Pad / D. W. Washburn – 1973

The Coasters (Members Carl Gardner, Earl Carroll, Jimmy Norman And Ronnie Bright)  

The Coasters 2 + 2 (members Leon Hughes, Bobby Nunn, Grady Chapman and Jerome Evans (born 11-March-1938 - died 30-November-2003 at Antelope Valley Hospital, Los Angeles - cause: heart Attack))

Chelan 2000 - Searchin' 75 / Young Blood – 1975 

Billy Guy and The Coasters (members Billy Guy, ................................................)

Sal Wa 1001 - You Move Me / Take It Easy Greazy – 1975

The Coasters (members Carl Garner, Jimmy Norman ........................................................................)

Wicked 8103 - Hush Don't Talk About It / The World Keeps On Turning - 1976

"World Famous" Coasters (members Will Jones, Leon Hughes, .........................................)

American International 1122 - If I Had A Hammer (
3:15)  / If I Had A Hammer (Disco Version) (4:40) – 1976

The Coasters (members Billy Guy, Will Jones, Jack Grochmal, ................................)

Polydor (G) 2040273 - Ain't No Greens In Harlem / Jumbo Bwana – 1977
King / Gusto 4-2057 - Yakety Yak / Searchin' - 1978

The Coasters With The Coasters Orchestra / Dean Martin With The Coasters Orchestra

Coast To Coast Parade Of Hits 1261 - The Chipmunk Song / A Lover's Question* - ? *flip by Dean Martin with The Coasters Orchestra.

Ben E. King / The Coasters

Atlantic 7-89361 - Stand By Me / Yakety Yak* - 1986 *flip by The Coasters (some copies issued with picture sleeve)

Ben E. King / The Coasters / Ben E. King

Atlantic   A 9361 T - Stand By Me /// Yakety Yak* / Music Trance - 1987 *by The Coasters. (12" release)


Ep's


Atco 4501 - Rock And Roll With The Coasters - 1958
Tracks: Searchin' / Young Blood /// (When She Want's Good Lovin') My Baby Comes To Me / Idol With The Golden Head. 

Atco 4503 - Keep Rockin' With The Coasters - 1959
Tracks: Yakety Yak / Framed /
Loop De Loop Mambo / Riot In Cell Block # 9. 

Atco 4506 - The Coasters - 1959
Tracks: Charlie Brown / Three Cool Cats / The Shadow Knows / Sorry But I'm Gonna Have To Pass.

Atco 4507 - Top Hits - 1959
Tracks: Along Came Jones / That Is Rock & Roll /// Dance! / Gee Golly

Discography by Claus Röhnisch with additions from Bosko Asanovic & Dave Rimmer