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The Masqueraders

The Stairs (members -  Charlie Moore (lead), Robert Wrightsil (tenor), Johnny Davis (second tenor), Lawrence Davis (third tenor) and "Little" Charlie Gibson (bass))

South Town ? - Brown Eyed Handsome Man / ? - 1958 ~ 1959
South Town ? - Cave-Man Love / ? - 1958 ~ 1959
South Town ? - Flossy Mae* / ? - 1958 ~ 1959 *this was a cover of the 1958 recording of "Flossie Mae" by The Saucers on KICK 516 -- The Stairs were together roughly two years when Johnny and Lawrence Davis left the group and "Little" Charlie Gibson was drafted into the army. So the remaining pair began to recruit new members who included Willie Charles Gray (who later joined Les Watson & The Panthers). After a few personnel changes Lee Jones, Harold Thomas and David Sanders were added to the line-up.

The Masqueraders (members Lee Jones (lead), Harold Thomas (first tenor), Robert Wrightsil (second tenor), Charlie Moore (baritone) and David Sanders (baritone, bass))  

MK 101 - Man's Temptation / Dancing Doll - 1963  

The Masquaders (members Lee Jones, Harold Thomas, Robert Wrightsil, Charlie Moore and David Sanders) 

Soultown 201 - Talk About A Woman / That's The Same Thing - 1965? (recorded in Dallas, Texas -- written by Harold Thomas, Lee Jones and Charlie Moore)
 

The Masqueraders (members Lee Jones, Harold Thomas, Robert Wrightsil, Charlie Moore and David Sanders)  

La Beat 6605 - The Family (Part 1) / The Family (Part 2) - 1966 
Tower 281 - The Family (Part 1) / The Family (Part 2) – 1966
La Beat 6606 - I'm Gonna Make It / How (Can I Go On?) – 1966
La Beat 6701 - Together That's The Only Way / Be Happy For Me – 1967 

The Masqueraders / The L. P. T.'s  

La Beat 6701 - Be Happy For Me / Be Happy For Me (Instrumental)* - 1967 (same 45 as above just different flip title) *flip by The L. P. T.'s. 

The L. P. T.'s / The L. P. T. Orchestra (The La Beat Production Team) 

La Beat 6701 - Together That's The Only Way (Vocal) / Together That's The Only Way (Instrumental)* - 1967 (copies exist of this 45 which is the same 45 as the first La Beat listed, this should actually be credited as The Masqueraders) *this is a bit of an oddity as the track is actually the vocal entitled "Be Happy For Me". 

The Masqueraders (Lee Jones, Harold Thomas, Robert Wrightsil, Charlie Moore, David Sanders)  

La Beat 6702 - (Work) Together That's The Only Way / One More Chance – 1967
La Beat 6704/5 - I Got The Power  / (Work) Together That's The Only Way – 1967
Wand 1168 - I Don't Want Nobody To Lead Me On* / Let's Face Facts - 1967 (recorded in Memphis Tennessee and then leased / sold to Wand in New York) *also recorded in 1970 by Roosevelt Grier on ABC 11275 and in 197 by The Gentlemen Four on Dionne Warwick's label Sonday 6003)
 

Lee Jones & The Sounds Of Soul (members Lee Jones, Harold Thomas, Robert Wrightsil, Charlie Moore and David Sanders)  

Amy 11008 - This Heart Is Haunted / On The Other Side - 1968 (recorded under this name to avoid contractual problems) 

The Masqueraders (members Lee Jones, Harold Thomas, Robert Wrightsil, Charlie Moore and David Sanders)  

Wand 1172 - Do You Love Me Baby / Sweet Loving Woman - 1968 (during this period the group also sang back-up for Alex Chilton & The Box Tops early recordings)
Bell 733 - I Ain't Got To Love Nobody Else / I Got It - 1968

Bell 847 - How Big Is Big / Please Take Me Back - 1968
Bell 932 - Steamroller / Brotherhood - 1968

The Masquerader (Members Lee Jones, Harold Thomas, Robert Wrightsil, Charlie Moore, David Sanders)

Bell Test Pressing - I'm Just An Average Guy - 1968 (One-Sided Test Pressing, the hand-written information on the label gives a time of 3:20 with AGP and the number 100 crossed out and replaced with 108, song title, plus the group name is mis-spelled) 

The Masqueraders (Members Lee Jones, Harold Thomas, Robert Wrightsil, Charlie Moore, David Sanders)

Bell AGP 108 - I'm Just An Average Guy / I Ain't Gonna Stop - 1968
AGP 114 - The Grass Was Green / Say It - 1968 

The Whispers / The Masqueraders 

AGP 115 - I Only Ment To Wet My Feet / I'm Just An Average Guy* - 1968 (the "A" side by The Whipers has a mis-spelling and reads "Ment") *flip by The Masqueraders. This 45 is an advanced DJ pressing.  

The Masqueraders 

AGP 122 - Love Peace And Understanding / Tell Me You Love Me - 1969 (around this time the group started having personnel problems and began using Sam Hutchins as an alternate lead vocalist in place of Lee Jones and sometimes performed as a six man group)
Stairway 71a - Let Me Show The World I Love You / Masquerader's Theme - 1971 (Note Stairway Was The Masqueraders Own Label)
Stairway 72a - Let Me Show The World I Love You / The Truth Is Here – 1972
Stairway 72b - The Truth Is Free / The Truth Is Free (Part 2) - 1972 
 

The Masqueraders / The Larks 

Cobra 4500 - I'm Just An Average Guy / I Want You Back* - 1972 *flip is by The Larks. 

The Masqueraders (members Sam Hutchins (lead), Harold Thomas (first tenor), Robert Wrightsil (second tenor), Charlie Moore (baritone) and David Sanders (baritone, bass)  

Hi 2251 - Let The Love Bells Ring / Now That I've Found You – 1973
Hi 2264 - Wake Up Fool / Now That I've Found You – 1973
H. B. S. / Abc 12141 - Baby It's You / Listen - 1975   (note H. B. S. is Hot Buttered Soul -- Isaac Hayes label)   Sam Hutchins replaced Charlie Moore in the group when Charlie left just prior to signing with H. B. S.
H. B. S. / ABC 12157 - Sweet Sweetening / (Call Me) The Traveling Man - 1975 (while at H. B. S. Harold Thomas although he sang on all the recordings was replaced by a friend of the group Oberdean "Deano" Deloney as Harold had a disagreement with Isaac Hayes people about publishing rights - this is why Oberdean Deloney is mentioned in the credits of their first album "Everybody Wanna Live On" and not Harold Thomas) 
H. B. S. / ABC 12190 - Please Don't Try / Your Love Is A Sweet Blessing – 1975
Bang 4806 - Desire / Into Your Soul – 1980
Bang 4812 - Starry Love / It's So Nice – 1980
T. N. T. ? - Merry Christmas / (Instrumental) – 1990
T. N. T. ? - When Old Man Trouble Calls / (Instrumental) - 1992