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Dyke & The Blazers

Carl LaRue & His Crew (members Carl LaRue (piano), Alvester Jacobs (guitar), Arlester Christian (bass) and Willie Earl (drums)) 1960 line-up.

K K C ? - Please Don't Drive Me Away / Monkey Hips And Oyster Stew - 1963?

Dumas King 

Ronn 4 - Loose Eel / Wish You'd Come Home - 1964 (session "Big Boy" Pete Casey (guitar) --- later member of Miles Davis group. Richard Cason (keyboards)

The Three Blazers (members Bernard Williams (saxaphone), ................................................)

Dyke and the Blazers (members Arlester "Dyke" Christian (vocals and bass) (born 1943 in Buffalo, New York - died 30-March-1971 in Phoenix, Arizona - cause: shot four times with a .22 calibre pistol by Clarence Daniels, the bullets striking him in the right temple, the upper chest and right thigh in a bar-room altercation, pronounced dead one hour later. Clarence Daniels was arraigned on murder charges but the case was delayed several times and then eventually dismissed on 1-December-1971, because of "evidence indicating self-defence"), Alvester "Pig" Jacobs (guitar), Bernard Williams (saxophone) (born 12-April-1944 --- died 5-July-2006 --- cause: ?), J. V. Hunt (saxophone), Richard Cason (organ) and Rodney Brown (drums))

Artco 45-101 - Funky Broadway - Part 1 / Funky Broadway - Part 2 - 1966 (written by Lester Christian - apparently recorded in under one hour at a cost of $45.00!) 
 
Original Sound Os-64 - Funky Broadway (Part 1)* / Funky Broadway (Part 2) - 1967 *covered in 1967 by Wilson Pickett on Atlantic 2430 and in 19? by Glen Miller on Doctor Bird 1089.

Dyke And The Blazers (members Arlester Christian (Dyke) (vocals), Alvester "Pig" Jacobs (guitar), Bernard Williams (saxophone), Alvin Battle (bass).....................................................................)

Dyke And The Blazers (members Arlester Christian (Dyke) (vocals), Alvester "Pig" Jacobs (guitar), Otis Tolliver (bass), Bernard Williams (saxaphone), Maurice "Little Mo" Jones (trumpet), Ray Byrd (keyboards), Willie Earl (drums) and Wardell "Baby Wayne" Peterson (drums - died 1989 - cause: liver disease) 

Original Sound Os-69 - Don't Bug Me / So Sharp – 1967
Original Sound Os-79 - Funky Walk (Part 1) / Funky Walk (Part 2) – 1968
Original Sound Os-83 - Funky Bull (Part 1) / Funky Bull (Part 2) – 1968
Original Sound Os-86 - We Got More Soul / Shotgun Slim - 1969 (both sides written by Arlester Christian)  
Original Sound Os-89 - Let A Woman Be A Woman - Let A Man Be A Man* / Uuh (Edit) -  1969 *recorded in Los Angeles using the nucleus of The Watts 103rd Street Band as session players.

Dyke And The Blazers (members Arlester Christian (Dyke) (vocals), Alvester "Pig" Jacobs (guitar), Otis Tolliver (bass), Bernard Williams (saxophone), Maurice "Little Mo" Jones (trumpet), Ray Byrd (keyboards), and Wardell "Baby Wayne" Peterson (drums)) 

Original Sound Os-90 - City Dump / You Are My Sunshine* - 1969 *recorded in Los Angeles using the nucleus of The Watts 103rd Street Band as session players.

(After the band's equipment was stolen from a club in 1969 and not replaced The Blazers, worn down by travel and low pay fractured and broke up)

Original Sound Os-91 - My Sisters And My Brothers / Uuh - 1970 (both sides written by Arlester Christian)

Original Sound Os-96 - Runaway People* / I'm So All Alone - 1970 *recorded in Los Angeles using the nucleus of The Watts 103rd Street Band as session players.

Original Sound Os-102 - Stuff / The Wobble – 1971

The Odd Squad (members Arlester Christian, ............................................................)

Minit 32088 - Just To See Your Face / Runaway People - 1971

Rosie & The Originals / Dyke And The Blazers

Original Sound Obg 4505 - Angel Baby / We Got More Soul* - 1984 (Oldies But Goodies Series) *flip by Dyke And The Blazers.

Dyke And The Blazers (members Arlester Christian,  Alvester Jacobs, Bernard Williams, Clarence Towns, Alvin Battle, Will Earl, Richard Cason and Rodney Brown) 

Original Sound Obg 4506 - Funky Broadway (Part 1) / Funky Broadway (Part 2) - 1984 (Oldies But Goodies Series)

The Kingsmen / Dyke And The Blazers

Original Sound Obg 4517 - Louie Louie / Shotgun Slim* - 1984 (Oldies But Goodies Series) *flip by Dyke And The Blazers.

Dyke & The Blazers

Collectables Col 040537 - Funky Broadway (Parts 1 & 2) / We Got More Soul - ?

Lp's

Original Sound Os 8876 - Funky Broadway - 1966 Tracks:  Funky Broadway Part 1&2 / UHH Part 1&2 / Broadway Combination / City Dump / The Wrong House / So Sharp / Don't Bug Me.

Original Sound Os 8877 - Dyke & The Blazers Greatest Hits – 1968
Tracks:
Funky Broadway Pt 1 / Funky Broadway Part 2 / Uhh / Runaway People / We Got More Soul / It’s Your Thing / Shotgun Slim /// So Sharp / Let A Woman Be A Woman – Let A Man Be A Man / You Are My Sunshine / Funkt Walk Part 2 / The Wrong House

Kent Kend-004 - So Sharp - 1983 (U.K. release)
Tracks: Funky Broadway Pt 1 / Funky Broadway Part 2 / Uhh / Runaway People / We Got More Soul / It’s Your Thing / Shotgun Slim /// So Sharp / Let A Woman Be A Woman – Let A Man Be A Man / You Are My Sunshine / Funkt Walk Part 2 / The Wrong House

Cd's

Kent Cdkend 004 - So Sharp - 1991
Tracks: So Sharp (2:53) / Don't Bug Me (2:37) / Funky Broadway (Part 1) (2:39) / Funky Broadway (Part 2) (2:53) / Shotgun Slim (2:21) / My Sisters And My Brothers (2:21) / Funky Walk (Part 1) (3:09) / Funky Walk (Part 2) (2:31) / Uhh (Part 1) (2:04) / Uhh (Part 2) (2:14) / It's Your Thing (2:32) / You Are My Sunshine (2:51) / Broadway Combination (2:51) / Stuff (2:05) / Funky Bull (Part 1) (2:14) / Funky Bull (Part 2) (2:42) / Let A Woman Be A Woman - Let A Man Be A Man (2:43) / We Got More Soul (2:45) / The Wobble (2:40) / Uhh (Edit) (2:50) / The Wrong House (10:03) / Runaway People (2:24) / I'm So All Alone (2:53).

Collectables Col 6038 - The Funky Broadway - 1999
Tracks: Funky Broadway (Parts 1 & 2) / Funky Walk (Parts 1 & 2) / Uhh / Broadway Combination / City Dump / The Wrong House / So Sharp / Don't Bug Me / Funky Bull / Shotgun Slim / We Got More Soul / Let A Woman Be A Woman - Let A Man Be A Man / You Are My Sunshine / My Sister's And Brother's Day Is Comin' / Runaway People / I'm So All Alone / Stuff / The Wobble.