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Shep Grant

 

The Barons (members Bob Yarborough (died 7-July-2007 --- cause: ?), Alfonso Brown, Frank Joyner and Sheppard Grant) group formed around 1950 in Harlem. 

The Barons & Betty (members Elizabeth ?, Bob Yarborough, Alfonso Brown, Frank Joyner and Sheppard Grant)

The Larks (members Bob Yarborough, Alfonso Brown, Frank Joyner and Sheppard Grant)

The Singing Wanderers (members Bob Yarborough, Alfonso Brown, Frank Joyner and Sheppard Grant)

The Singing Wanderers (members Bob Yarborough, Ray Pollard, Frank Joyner and Sheppard Grant) this was the 1953 group line-up. Ray Pollard (born 25-August-1930 --- died 26-January-2005 in Las Vegas --- cause: cancer) joins group after being discharged from the army (Ray saw action in Korea and had lost his left hand. The hand seen in photographs is a prosthesis).  

The Wanderers (members Bob Yarborough, Ray Pollard, Frank Joyner and Sheppard Grant)

Savoy 1109 - We Could Find Happiness*/ Hey Mae Ethel** - 1953 *lead Ray Pollard. **group in unison.

Dolly Cooper

Savoy 1121 - You Gotta Be Good To Yourself* / Love Can't Be Blind* - 1954 *lead Dolly Cooper (The Wanderers sing back-up vocals)

The Singing Wanderers (members Bob Yarborough, Ray Pollard, Frank Joyner and Sheppard Grant)

Decca 29230 - Say Hey, Willie Mays * / Don't Drop It ** - 1954 *leads group, Sheppard Grant and Ray Pollard. **leads Sheppard Grant and group. 
Decca 29298 - Three Roses* / The Wrong Party Again** - 1954 *leads Bob Yarborough, Ray Pollard and Sheppard Grant. **leads Ray Pollard and Sheppard Grant.

The Wanderers (members Bob Yarborough, Ray Pollard, Frank Joyner and Sheppard Grant)

Onyx 518 - Thinking Of You* / Great Jumpin' Catfish** - 1957 *lead Ray Pollard. **group in unison.
Orbit 9003 - A Teenage Quarrel* / My Shining Hour* - 1958 *lead Ray Pollard. (green label 45 is scarcer than red label 45)
Cub 9003 - A Teenage Quarrel* / My Shining Hour* - 1958 *lead Ray Pollard.
Cub 9019 - Two Hearts On A Window Pane* / Collecting Hearts* - 1958 *lead Ray Pollard.
Cub 9023 - Please* / Shadrach, Meshack And Abednego* - 1959 *Lead Ray Pollard.
Cub 9035 - I'm Not Ashamed* / Only When You're Lonely* - 1959 *Lead Ray Pollard.
Cub 9054 - I Walked Through A Forest* / I'm Waiting In Green Pastures* - 1959 *Lead Ray Pollard.
Cub 9075 - I Could Make You Mine* / I Need You More* - 1960 *Lead Ray Pollard..
Cub 9089 - For Your Love* / Sally Goodheart* - 1961 *lead Ray Pollard. (the "A" side was a cover of the 1958 recording by Ed Townsend on Capitol 3926)
Cub 9094 - I'll Never Smile Again* / A Little Too Long* - 1961 *Lead Ray Pollard.       
Cub 9099 - Somebody Else's Sweetheart* / She Wears My Ring* - 1961 *lead Ray Pollard. (The "A" side was credited to David Bacharach, one of the first recorded songs by Hal David and Burt Bacharach which probably explains why the dash was left out between the two names) 
Cub 9109 - As Time Goes By* / There Is No Greater Love* - 1962 *Lead Ray Pollard.
M-G-M 13082 - As Time Goes By* / There Is No Greater Love* - 1962 *Lead Ray Pollard.
United Artists 570 - After He Breaks Your Heart* / Run Run Senorita - 1963 (lead on both sides Ray Pollard) *also recorded on 8-January-1964 by Roy Hamilton but unissued until track was released in the U. K. on a 2007 Poker Cd "Roy Hamilton Warm Soul" DECKCD 104.   
United Artists 648 - I'll Know* / You Can't Run Away From Me* - 1963 *lead Ray Pollard.  

Shep Grant (born Sheppard Grant in ? --- died 1965 --- cause: brain hemorrhage)

Musicor 1074 - You Found My Lonely Heart A Home / You'll Cry Tomorrow – 1964