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Nolan Strong & The Diablos

The Diablos Music under direction of George Annis (members Nolan Strong (lead) (born: 22-January-1934 in Scottsboro, Alabama - died: 21-February-1977 in Scottsboro, Alabama - cause ?), Juan Guieterriez (tenor), Willie Hunter (baritone), Quentin Eubanks (bass) and Bob "Chico" Edwards (guitar) - died 11-March-2001, cause: ?)) group was formed at Central High School, Detroit in 1950.

Fortune 509 - Adios My Desert Love* / An Old Fashioned Girl - 1954 *a acetate exists of this track covered by The Matadors (members William "Smokey" Robinson, Warren "Pete" Moore, Ronnie White, Bobby Rogers and his brother Emerson Rogers)

The Diablos featuring Nolan Strong (members Nolan Strong (lead) , Juan Guieterriez (tenor), Willie Hunter (baritone), Quentin Eubanks (bass) and Bob "Chico" Edwards (guitar)) group was formed at Central High School, Detroit in 1950.

Fortune 510 - Adios My Desert Love / An Old Fashioned Girl - 1954

The Diablos featuring Nolan Strong Music under direction Maurice King 

Fortune 511 - The Wind* / Baby Be Mine - 1954 *covered in 1960 by The Jesters on Winley 242 and in 1961 by The Calveays featuring Gino Romano on Comma 445 .

The Diablos featuring Nolan Strong (members Nolan Strong (lead), Jim Strong (tenor) (the younger brother of Nolan Strong - born ?-June-1932 in Scottsboro, Alabama - died 29-January-1970 - cause ?), Willie Hunter (baritone), George Scott (bass) and Bob Edwards (guitar))

Fortune 514 - Route 16 / Hold Me Until Eternity - 1955
Fortune 516 - Do You Remember What You Did / Daddy Rockin' Strong - 1955

The Diablos featuring Nolan Strong And Bob Edwards on Guitar

Fortune 518 - The Way You Dog Me Around / Jump, Shake And Move - 1955 



Nolan Strong and The Diablos (members Nolan Strong, Jim Strong , Willie Hunter, George Scott and Bob Edwards)

Fortune 519 - You're The Only Girl Dolores / You Are – 1956
Fortune 522 - Try Me One More Time / A Teardrop From Heaven - 1956

Nolan Strong and The Diablos featuring Bob Edwards on guitar (members Nolan Strong, Jim Strong , Willie Hunter, George Scott and Bob Edwards)

Fortune 525 - The Mambo Of Love / Can't We Talk This Over - 1957 (this 45 was put together from previous recorded sessions)

Nolan Strong and The Diablos (members

Fortune 529 - My Heart Will Always Belong To You / For Old Time's Sake - 1958

The Diablos (members

Fortune 841 - Come Home, Little Girl / Harriet - 1958 (this 45 was put together from previous recorded sessions)

Nolan Strong and The Diablos (members

Fortune 541 - Come Home, Little Girl / Harriet - ? (this 45 was put together from previous recorded sessions)
Fortune 531 - Goodbye Matilda / I Am With You* - 1959 *cover of a 1951 recording by The Dominoes on Federal 12039. (this was the first release by the group upon the return of Nolan Strong from his stint in the Army)
Fortune 532 - If I Could Be With You / I Wanna Know – 1959
Fortune 536 - Since You've Gone / What Are You Gonna Do – 1960
Fortune 511 - The Wind / Baby Be Mine – 1960
Fortune 511 - The Wind / Baby Be Mine – 1962
Fortune 544 - Blue Moon / I Don't Care – 1962

Nolan Strong (Diablos backing him)

Fortune 546 - Mind Over Matter (I'm Gonna Make You Mine) / Beside You - 1962

Nolan Strong and The Diablos  (members Nolan Strong (lead), Bob Calhoun (tenor), Cy Iverson (tenor), Willie Hunter (baritone) and  J. W. Johnson  -- later member of  The Five Monarchs and The Four Sonics (bass) -- this is the line-up that became The Velvet Angels on MedievaL while still under contract to Fortune)

Fortune 553 - I Really Love You / You're My Love – 1963
Fortune 553x - Everything They Said Came True / You're My Love - 1963 

Nolan Strong

Fortune 556 - You're Every Beat Of My Heart / (Yeah, Baby) It's Because Of You - 1963  

Nolan Strong and The Diablos

Fortune 532 - If I Oh I / I Wanna Know – 1963
Fortune 556 - (Yeah Baby) It's Because Of You / You're Every Beat Of My Heart – 1963
Fortune 563 - Real True Love / Village Of Love - 1964 (some copies issued with a picture sleeve)(there was another Fortune 563 release also in 1964 by Nathaniel Mayer titled "Village Of Love / I Want A Woman") 
Fortune 564 - Are You Making A Fool Out Of Me / You're My Happiness - 1964 (backed by Tony Valla & The Alamos)
Fortune 569 - (What Did That Genie Mean) When He Said Ali Coochie Ca La Moochie Cu Cu Monga Cha La Chunga  / You're Not Good Looking) But You're Presentable – 1964

The Velvet Angels (members Nolan Strong, Bob Calhoun, Cy Iverson, Willie Hunter and  J. W. Johnson)

Medievel 201 - I'm In Love / Let Me Come Back – 1964
Medievel 207 - Baby I Want To Know / Since You've Been Gone – 1964
Co-Op 201 - I'm In Love / ? - 1965

The Diablos (members

Fortune 574 - The Way You Dog Me Around / Jump With Me - 1980 (some copies were issued in coloured vinyl)
Pyramid 159 - White Christmas / Danny Boy - ?

Discography by Bosko Asanovic with additions by Dave Rimmer