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The Manhattans

The Statesmen (members Winfred 'Blue' Lovett, Richard Taylor) late 1950's group the pair were members of while serving in the US Air force in Germany.

The Dulcets (members Sonny Bivins, Richard Taylor, ............................... )

The Dorsets (members, Winfred Lovett, George Smith, Edward 'Sonny' Bivens, Ethel Sanders, Buddy Bell............................. )

Asnes 101 - Pork Chops / Cool It - 1961 (Released In 1965 In The UK On Sue Wi-391)

The Manhattans (Members George "Smitty" Smith (Born 18 December 1939 in Florida - Died 16 December 1970, Cause: cerebral haemorrage), Winfred "Blue" Lovett (Born 16-November-1943), Richard Taylor (Born 1940 - Died 7-December-1987 In Kansas City, Kansas. After attempting solo career, he converted to Islam taking the name Abdul Rashid Talhah), Kenneth Kelley (Born 9-January-1943) And Edward "Sonny" Bivins (Born 15-January-1942))

Piney 107 - Live It Up / Go Baby Go - 1962
Piney 108 - Crazy Love / The Hawk And The Crow - 1962
Avanti 1401 - What Should I Do / Later For You - 1963

The Manhattans

Carnival 504 - I've Got Everything But You / For The Very First Time - 1964
Carnival 506 - There Goes A Fool* / Call Somebody Please - 1964 (Identification Number Is Ca-1010. Credits "A Joe Evans Production" Is The Scarcer Copy) *Joe Evans On Flute.
Carnival 506 - There Goes A Fool / Call Somebody Please - 1964 (Identification Number Is Ca-1010x. Credits "A Joe Evans - Bob Mcghee Production" Is The Common Copy)
Carnival 507 - I Wanna Be (Your Everything)* / What's It Gonna Be - 1965
Carnival 509 - Searchin' For My Baby / I'm The One That Love Forgot - 1965
Carnival 512 - Follow Your Heart / The Boston Monkey - 1965
Carnival 514 - Baby I Need You / Teach Me The Philly Dog - 1966
Carnival 517 - Can I / That New Girl - 1966
Carnival 522 - I Bet'cha (Couldn't Love Me) / Sweet Little Girl - 1966
Carnival 524 - It's That Time Of Year / Alone On New Year's Eve - 1966
Carnival 526 - All I Need Is Your Love / Our Love Will Never Die - 1967
Carnival 529 - When We're Made As One / Baby I'm Sorry - 1967
Carnival 533 - I Call It Love* / Manhattan Stomp - 1967 *Covered In 1970 By The Pretenders On Carnival 550.
Carnival 542 - I Don't Wanna Go / Love Is Breaking Out (All Over) - 1968
Carnival 545 - 'Til You Come Back To Me / Call Somebody Please - 1968
Deluxe 109 - The Picture Became Quite Clear / Oh Lord, How I Wish I Could Sleep - 1969
Deluxe 115 - It's Gonna Take A Lot To Bring Me Back / Give Him Up - 1969
Deluxe 122 - If My Heart Could Speak / Loneliness - 1970 (George Smith Becomes Ill In 1970 And Phil Terrell Stepped In As Temporary Lead Singer)
Deluxe 129 - From Atlanta To Goodbye / Fantastic Journey - 1970
Deluxe 132 - Let Them Talk / Straight To My Heart - 1970
Deluxe 136 - Do You Ever / I Can't Stand For You To Leave Me - 1971
Deluxe 137 - A Million To One / Cry If You Wanna Cry - 1971 (Gerald Alston Former Member Of The New Imperials (Not Little Anthony's Group) And Nephew Of Shirley Alston Of The Shirelles Takes Over As Lead Singer For The Group)
Deluxe 139 - One Life To Live / It's The Only One - 1972
Deluxe 144 - Back Up / Fever - 1972
Deluxe 146 - Rainbow Week / Loneliness - 1973
Columbia 45838 - There's No Me Without You / I'm Not A Run-Around - 1973
Deluxe 152 - Do You Ever / If My Heart Could Speak - 1973
Columbia 45927 - You'd Better Believe It / Soul Train - 1973
Columbia 45971 - Wish That You Were Mine / It's So Hard Loving You - 1973
Columbia 46081 - Summertime In The City / The Other Side Of Me - 1974
Columbia 10045 - Don't Take Your Love / The Day The Robins Sang To Me - 1974
Columbia 10140 - Hurt / Nursery Rhymes - 1975
Columbia 10310 - Kiss And Say Goodbye / Wonderful World Of Love - 1976 (This Became The Second 45 To Be Certified Riaa Platinum Under The New Two Million Sales Standard. "Disco Lady" By Johnnie Taylor Was The First)
Columbia 10430 - I Kinda Miss You / Gypsy Man – 1976
Columbia As 263 - Kiss And Say Goodbye / I Kinda Missed You - 1976
  
(mono - both tracks "X" rated - promo issue only - came with "Warning. Not Recommended For Airplay" on label) 
Columbia 10506 - Kiss And Say Goodbye / ? - 1977 (12" Release)
Columbia 10495 - It Feels So Good To Be Loved By You / On The Street (Where I Live) – 1977

The Manhattans / Willie Nelson

W.I.A.A. 366 - What's It All About (April 77) Public Service Show - 1977 (public service radio spots - promo issue only)

The Manhattans

Columbia 10586 - We Never Danced To A Love Song / Let's Start It All Over Again – 1977
Columbia 10674 - Am I Losing You / Movin' – 1978
Columbia 10766 - Everybody Has A Dream / Happiness – 1978
Columbia 10921 - Here Comes The Hurt Again / Don't Say Goodbye – 1979
Columbia 11024 - The Way We Were -- Memories / New York City – 1979
Starfire 121 - It's That Time Of Year / Alone On New Year's Eve - 1979 (some copies came in coloured vinyl and picture sleeve)
Columbia 11222 - Shining Star / I'll Never Run Away From Love Again – 1980
Columbia 11321 - Girl Of My Dreams / The Closer You Are – 1980
Columbia 11398 - I'll Never Find Another (Another Just Like You) / Rendezvous – 1980
Columbia 60511 - Do You Really Mean Goodbye / Rendezvous – 1981
Columbia 02164 - Shining Star / Summertime In The City – 1981
Columbia 855168639 - Just One Moment Away - 1981 (acetate showing time of 3:22. The size of the disc is about 9 inches, with the 45 grooves/music starting about 2 inches in from the edge. All the above info is handwritten with a red pen. It comes in a blank manila inner sleeve with 2 names written on it "McEwen" & "Armand")
Columbia 02191 - Just One Moment Away / When I Leave Tomorrow – 1981
Columbia As 1316 - Let Your Love Come Down / Let Your Love Come Down - 1981 (12" single - promo issue only)
Columbia 02548 - Let Your Love Come Down / I Gotta Thank You – 1981
Columbia 02666 - Money, Money / I Wanta Thank You – 1982
Columbia 03939 - Crazy / Gonna Find You – 1983

Columbia 44-03940 - Crazy (5:00) / Crazy (Instrumental) (5:00) - 1983
  (12" Remix Single)
Columbia 04110 - Forever By Your Side / Locked Up In Your Love – 1983
Columbia 04754 - You Send Me* / You're Gonna Love Being Loved By Me - 1985 (some copies came with picture sleeve) *cover of 1957 recording by Sam Cooke on Keen 34013.
Columbia 04930 - Don't Say No* / Dreamin' - 1985 *featured female vocalist B. J. Nelson.

The Manhattans vocal by
Regina Belle

Columbia 06376 - Where Did We Go Wrong?
/ Maybe Tomorrow – 1986

The Manhattans

Columbia 07010 - Mr. D. J. / All I Need - 1987 (Gerald Alston leaves group to pursue solo career at Motown)
Valley Vue 75303 - Sweet Talk (5 Mixes - Radio, Dub, Bonus, Extended, Single) - 1988 (12" Release)
Valley Vue 75330 - I Won't Stop / Just A Matter Of Time - 1989 (12" Release)
Valley Vue 75723 - Sweet Talk (Edit Version) / Sweet Talk (Radio Version) – 1989
Valley Vue 75749 - Why You Wanna Love Me Like That / ? – 1989
Toc / Orchard 3680148020 - Nites Like This - 2001 (Cd single release)

Updates provided by Edward 'Sonny' Bivins of The Manhattans