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The Ward Brothers
(family group comprising of Walter Ward, His Father and three uncles)
early 1950's gospel group.
The West Coast
(members Walter Ward, Eddie Lewis, James Lloyd and Jimmy Ward)
(members Walter Ward, Eddie Lewis, Marcus Banks, Freddie Lewis and
Nathan ?) 1954 group line-up.
(members Walter Ward, Eddie Lewis, Marcus Banks, Charles Fizer and
Melatone 1002 - I Can Tell / The Mambo Beat - 1958
(members Walter Ward (born 28-August-1940 in Jackson, Mississippi
--- died after a long illness on 11-December-2006 in Northridge, Los Angeles), Eddie Lewis,
Charles Fizer, and Walter Hammond (younger
Clay Hammond). Melvin King replaced Charles
Fizer in 1958 and remained in group as a replacement Walter
Hammond when Charles Fizer returned in 1959.
Charles Fizer (born 3-June-1940 --- died
14-August-1965 - cause: was shot during the Watts rioting) replaced by Julius "Mack Starr" McMichael,
former member of The Paragons. Melvin King left in 1966. Kenny Sinclair former member of The Six Teens joined
Demon 1508 - Western Movies / Well! - 1958
Demon 1512 - (I
Wanna) Dance With The Teacher / Ev'rybody Needs Love – 1958
Demon 1514 - Chicken / Your Love – 1959
Arvee 562 - Private Eye / (Baby) Hully Gully – 1959
Arvee 595 - Big Boy Pete* / The Slop -1960 *originally recorded in 1959
by Don & Dewey on Speciality 659.
Arvee 5006 - Shimmy Like Kate / Workin' Hard – 1960
Arvee 5020 - Dance By The Light Of The Moon / Dodge City – 1960
The Olympics / Cappy Lewis
Arvee 5023 - Little Pedro / Bull Fight* - 1961 *Flip By Cappy Lewis.
Arvee 5031 - Stay Where You Are / Dooley – 1961
Titan 1718 - Cool Short / The Chicken – 1961
Jody Reynolds / The Olympics
Titan 1801 - Endless Sleep / Western Movies* - 1961 *flip by The
Olympics. (some copies issued with picture sleeve)
Arvee 5044 - The Stomp / Mash Them Taters – 1961
Arvee 5051 - Everybody Likes To Cha Cha Cha / Twist – 1962
Arvee 5056 - Baby, Its Hot / The Scotch – 1962
Arvee 5073 - What'd I Say Part 1 / What'd I Say Part 2 – 1963
Jody Reynolds / The Olympics
Liberty 54514 - Endless Sleep / Western Movies* - 1963 *Flip By The
Tri Disc 105 - Return Of Big Boy Pete / Return Of The Watusi – 1962
Tri Disc 106 - The Bounce / Fireworks - 1963
Tri Disc 107 - Dancin' Holiday / Do The Slauson Shuffle – 1963
Tri Disc 110 - Bounce Again / A New Dancin' Partner – 1963
Tri Disc 112 - Broken Hip / So Goodbye – 1963
103 - Western Movies / Well - 1963
Duo Disc 104 - The Boogler (Part 1) / The Boogler (Part 2) -1964
Duo Disc 105 - Return Of Big Boy Pete / Return Of The Watusi – 1964
Arvee 6501 - Stay Where You Are / Big Boy Pete '65 – 1965
Loma 2010 - Rainin' In My Heart / I'm Comin' Home – 1965
Loma 2013 - Good Lovin'*
/ Olympic Shuffle (Instrumental) - 1965 *recorded 17-February-1965. (the
instrumental tracks to The Blossoms' "Latin Boy Shuffle
Loma 2017 - Baby I'm Yours / No More Will I Cry – 1965
Mirwood 5504 - Secret Agents / We Go Together (Pretty Baby) –
Mirwood 5513 - Secret Agents / Mine Exclusively – 1966
Mirwood 5523 - Baby, Do The Philly Dog /
Western Movies - 1966
- Baby Do The Philly Dog (Instrumental) (2:25) - 1966
(although unissued on vinyl this was
released in the U. K. as by The Fred Smith Orchestra on a 2002 Goldmine
4" GSCD 159)
Mirwood 5525 - The Duck / The Bounce
Mirwood 5529 - The Same Old Thing / I'll Do
A Little Bit More -
Mirwood 5533 - (Baby) Hully Gully / Big Boy Pete – 1967
The Olympics / The Olmpics
Parkway 6003 - Good Things / Lookin' For Love - 1967 ( D. J.
copies have been found with the group name mis-spelled on flip side)
Parkway 6003 - Good Things / Lookin' For Love – 1967
Jubilee 5674 - The Cartoon Song / Things That Made Me Laugh – 1969
(members Walter Ward, Kenny Sinclair (former member of
The Bagdads), Mack Starr,)
Warner Brothers 7369 -
Please, Please, Please / Girl, You're My Kind Of People – 1970
Songsmith 1 - There Ain't No Way / Three Billion People – 1971
Eric 135 - Big Boy Pete / Dance By The Light Of The Moon – 1973
(members Walter Ward, Kenny Sinclair, Mack Starr,
Pride 1024 - The
Apartment / Worm In Your Wheatgerm – 1973
MGM 14505 - The Apartment / Worm In Your Wheatgerm – 1973
Mac Winn 102 - I Feel Your Love (Coming On) / Papa Will - ?
Crestview 20010 - The Duck / The Bounce - ?
Lost-Nite 311 - Big Boy Pete / Mine Exclusively - ?
Collectables Col 030407 - Western Movies / Endless Sleep - ?
/ Jody Reynolds
Era 026 - The Bounce / Endless Sleep* - ?
by Jody Reynolds.
Discography by Bosko
Asanovic with additions by Dave Rimmer and Phil Schwartz