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The Esquires 

The Esquires (members Gilbert Moorer (born in Birmingham, Alabama --- died 28-August-2008 --- cause: throat cancer), Alvis Moorer and Betty Moorer) 1957 line-up.

The Esquires (members Gilbert Moorer, Alvis Moorer, Betty Moorer and Harvey Scales) 1960 line-up
 

The Esquires (members Gilbert Moorer, Shawn Taylor (joined 1965), Alvis Moorer and Sam Pace (joined 1961)) 

Lonnie Walker (with uncredited backing from The Ambassadors and The Esquires)

Cuca 1111 - I Slipped, I Stumbled, I Fell / Let's Talk About Us - 1962

Betty Moore
(Betty Moorer with uncredited backing from The Esquires)


Cuca 1134 - Long Hot Summer / Voo Doo Waltz - ?
Cuca 1467 - Long Hot Summer / Voo Doo Waltz - ?

Mill Evans (Millard Edwards. A former member of The Sheppards with uncredited backing from The Esquires)

Constellation 170 - Things Won't Be The Same / I've Got To Have Your Love – 1966
King 6084 - Why Why Why* / Right Now - 1967 *also recorded in 1970 by Otis Leavill on Dakar 617. Co-written by Karl Tarleton and Gerald Sims.
Tou-Sea 128 - Trying To Find A Home / When I'm Ready – 1967

The Esquires (Members Gilbert Moorer, Shawn Taylor, Alvis Moorer, Sam Pace And Millard Edwards  (Became member after collapse of Constellation Records)

Bunky 7750 - Get On Up* / Listen To Me - 1967 *Written By Gilbert Moorer.

The Esquires (Members Gilbert Moorer, Alvis Moorer, Sam Pace And Millard Edwards)

Bunky 7752 - And Get Away* / Everybody's Laughing - 1967 *Written By Gilbert Moorer.
Bunky 7753 - You Say / State Fair – 1968
Bunky 7755 - Why Can't I Stop / The Feelings Gone – 1968
Bunky 7756 - I Know I Can / How Could It Be – 1968
Scepter 12232 - You've Got The Power / No Doubt About It – 1968
Wand 1193 - You've Got The Power / No Doubt About It – 1968
Wand 1195 - Part Angel / I Don't Know – 1969
Wand 12201 - Whip It On Me / It Was Yesterday – 1969

Betty Moorer (With uncredited backing from The Esquires)

Wand 12202 - It's My Thing / Speed Up – 1969

The Esquires (Members Gilbert Moorer, Alvis Moorer, Sam Pace And Millard Edwards)

Capitol 2650 - Reach Out / Listen To Me – 1969

The Esquires (Members Gilbert Moorer, Alvis Moorer, Sam Pace And Shawn Taylor)

B & G 7751 - Ain't No Reason / Ba Ba-Da-Ba-Dop – 1970
Lamarr 1001 - Girls In The City / Ain't Gonna Give It Up* - 1970 *Co-Written By Gilbert Moorer.
Rocky Ridge 403 - That Ain't No Reason / Dancin' A Hole In The World* - 1971 *also recorded in 1968 by Jimmy Delphs on Carla 1904.
Hot Line 103 - Henry Ralph / My Sweet Baby - 1972
New World 101 - Let Me Build You A Whole New World / Stay - 1974   
Ju-Par 104 - Get On Up '76 / Dancing Disco - 1976


The Esquires (Members Gilbert Moorer, Alvis Moorer, ...................................................)

Lasco 1101 - My Lady / The Fish – 1979
Cigar Man Music 9880 - What Good Is Music / The Show Ain't Over – 1980
New World 101 - Let Me Build You A Whole New World / Stay - ?
Al Bun 6667 - I Can't Get Along Without You Baby / Just Loafin' - ?
Al Bun 70419 - I Can't Get Along Without You Baby / ? - ? 

The O'Kaysions / The Esquires

Collectables Col 031297 - Girl Watcher / Get On Up - ?

Candi Staton / Chick Carbo / Zastrow, Christie & Co. / The Esquires

Ripete 1016 - Suspicious Minds / In The Night /// Moonlight Boogie / Girls In The City - 1988

Are These The Same Esquires ? 

Jerry Woodward & The Esquires 

Argo 5435 - With A Feeling / Boat Of Love - ?

Discography by Dave Rimmer with additions from Bosko Asanovic