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The Invitations

The Champlains (members Gary Gant (born in Marion, South Carolina), .................) 

The Tip Toppers (members Roy Jolly, Gary Gant (baritone), Bill Morris (died 2004 -- cause: cancer) and Robert “Bobby” Rivers)  

The Invitations (members Roy Jolly (lead vocals), Gary Gant, Bill Morris and Robert Rivers)  

Dyno Voice 206 - Written On The Wall / Hallelujah – 1965
Dyno Voice 210 - What's Wrong With Me Baby* / Why Did My Baby Turn Bad - 1965 *also recorded in 1966 by The Toys and released on their Lp “The Toys Sing “A Lover’s Concerto” And “Attack!” on Dyno Voice 9002. 
Dyno Voice 215 - Skiing In The Snow* / Why Did My Baby Turn Bad – 1966 * recorded 25-November-1964, lead vocals by Billy Morris. --- Song also recorded in 1965 by The Beach Girls on Dynovox 202.   
 

The Invitations (members Herman Colefield (lead vocals), Gary Gant, Bill Morris and Robert Rivers)  

M-G-M 13574 - Girl I'm Leavin' You / The Skate - 1966
M-G-M 13666 - Watch Out Little Girl / You're Like A Mystery* – 1967 *also recorded in 1966 by The Belmonts on United Artists 50007.  
Diamond 253 - Got To Have It Now / Swingin' On The Love Vine – 1968
Big Tree 121 - Franks Folly (Carogina’s Noice) / A Wednesday In Your Garden - 1971 (possibly an entirely different group)

The Invitations (members Lew Kirton (lead vocals --- former drummer for Sam & Dave), Gary Gant, Bill Morris and Robert Rivers)

Silver Blue 801 - They Say The Girl's Crazy / For Your Precious Love – 1973
Silver Blue 804 - Love Has To Grow / Let's Love (And Find Together) – 1973 
Silver Blue 809 - Living Together Is Keeping Us Apart / I Didn’t Know - 1974 
Silver Blue 818 - Look On The Good Side / Look On The Good Side (Part 2) – 1974 

Lew Jiggs Kirton

Verdith 005 – Hold On What You Got (Part 1) / Hold On What You Got (Part 2) – 1976

The Invitations (members Lew Kirton, Gary Gant, Bill Morris and Robert Rivers)

Red Greg 211 - We Don't Allow (No Sitting Down In Here) / Funky Road – 1977
Red Greg  Rg  213/4 - We Don't Allow (No Sitting Down In Here) (6:16) / Funky Road (6:32) – 1977 (12” Release)

Lew Kirton

Marlin 3311 - Do What You Want, Be What You Want / Come On With It* - 1977 *also recorded in 1976 by Clarence Reid on Alston 3720.
Alston 3739 - New York City / Let Me Off My Knees - 197?
Alston 3743 - Heaven In The Afternoon (4:00) / Heaven In The Afternoon (4:00) – 1978 (promo issue only)
Alston 3743 - Heaven In The Afternoon (3:37) / Heaven In The Afternoon (Instrumental) (4:00) - 1978
T. K. Disco 103 – Heaven In The Afternoon (5:40) / Heaven In The Afternoon (Instrumental) (5:40) – 1978 (12” Release)
Marlin 3347 - Island Girl / Time To Get With It - 1981
Believe In A Dream Zs4 04058 – Talk To Me / Talk To Me (Instrumental) – 1983
Believe In A Dream 4z9 04072 – Talk To Me (5:22) / Talk To Me (Instrumental) (5:24) – 1983 (12” Release)
Believe In A Dream Zs4 04380 – Always Will (3:59) / Always Will (3:59) – 1983 (Promo Issue Only)
Believe In A Dream   As 1782 – Don’t Give Up Your Dream (Hang On In There) (4:35) / Don’t Give Up Your Dream (Hang On In There) (4:35) – 1983 (12” Release)
Tweeside   Lk 001 – Don’t Wanna Wait (5:19) / Stuck In The Middle (Between Two) (4:07) – 1986 (12” Release)

Lew Kirton / Charles Johnson

Alston 3743 – Heaven In The Afternoon / Never Had A Love So Good - ? (reissue) *flip by Charles Johnson.

The Invitations (members Lew Kirton, Gary Gant, Bill Morris and Robert Rivers)

Red Greg   Rg 214 - We Don't Allow (No Sitting Down In Here) (6:16) / Funky Road (6:32) – 2005 (12” Release)

The Invitations (members Alvin Ham, Richie Pitts (former member of The Velours), Gary Gant and Robert Blanding) 2004


UK Only Releases

Jay Boy 24 – How’d We Ever Get This Way* / Pickin’ Up – 1970
Out Of The Past 9 - Skiing In The Snow / Why Did My Baby Turn Bad - 1973  (U. K. Bootleg)
Soul Junction 509 – It Was A Woman / Heavenly Love - 2010

Discography by Bosko Asanovic with additions from Dave Rimmer