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The Silhouettes

The Soulettes (members Bill Horton, ......................................) 1940's all female gospel group with the exception of Bill Horton.

The Dicky Howard's Quintet (members Ray Edwards, ..........................)

Nestor ? - Going Down The River / Rolling Down The Highway – 1954

The Balladeers (members Clarence Basil, Earl Beal, Raymond Edwards, ..........................) group formed in Philadelphia.

The Gospel Tornados (members Bill Horton, Richard "Rick" Lewis (born 2-September-1933 --- died 19-April-2005 in Philadelphia, PA --- cause: kidney failure), Earl Beal and Ray Edwards) group formed in Philadelphia.

The Thunderbirds (members Bill Horton, Richard "Rick" Lewis, Earl Beal and Ray Edwards)

The Silhouettes (members Bill Horton, Richard "Rick" Lewis, Earl Beal and Ray Edwards)

Junior 391 - Get A Job* / I Am Lonely - 1957 (Brown Label -- First Pressing) *Also Recorded In 1964 By Vito & The Salutations On Regina 1320.
Junior 391 - Get A Job / I Am Lonely - 1957 (Blue Label -- Second Pressing)
Junior 396 - I Sold My Heart To The Junkman* / What Would You Do - 1958 *Also Recorded In 1962 By The Blue Belles On Newtown 5000.
Ace 552 - I Sold My Heart To The Junkman / What Would You Do - 1958
Ember 1029 - Get A Job / I Am Lonely - 1958 (Red Label)
Ember 1032 - Headin' For The Poorhouse / Miss Thing - 1958
Ember 1037 - Bing Bong / Voodoo Eyes - 1958 (Glossy Red Label -- First Pressing)
Ember 1037 - Bing Bong / Voodoo Eyes - 1958 (Flat Red Label -- Second Pressing)
United Artists 147 - I Sold My Heart To The Junkman / What Would You Do - 1958 (cancelled)
Junior 400 - Evelyn / Never Will Part - 1959

The Invictors (members Barry Boswell, Ray Edwards, Bill Yuhas, Gene Yuhas and Robert Rohrbach)

Bee 1117 - I'll Always Care For You / I Don't Wanna Go - 1959

Bill Horton and The Silhouettes

Ace 562 - Evelyn / Never Will Part - 1959

The Silhouettes

20th Century 240 - Never / Bull Frog – 1959
Ember 1029 - Get A Job / I Am Lonely - 1960 (Black Label)
Grand 142 - I Wish I Could Be There / Move On Over (To Another Land) – 1961
Imperial 5899 - The Push* / Which Way Did She Go - 1962 *Written By Van Mccoy.
Junior 993 - Your Love / Rent Man - 1963 (Bill Horton and Ray Edwards leave group -- replaced by John Wilson and Cornelius Brown)

Bill Harton and The Dawns (members Bill Horton -- name mis-spelt on label, Joe Moody, Robert Byrd and George Willis)

Lawn 241 - Like To See You In That Mood / Shadow – 1964

The Termites (members Barry Boswell, Ray Edwards, Bill Yuhas, Gene Yuhas and Robert Rohrbach)

Bee B-1825 - Carrie Lou / Give Me Your Heart* - 1964 *flip is by a totally different group named The Termites.

The Silhouettes (members Bill Horton, Richard "Rick" Lewis, Earl Beal and Ray Edwards)

Flashback 13 - Get A Job / I Am Lonely – 1965

The New Silhouettes 

Good Way 101 - Not Me Baby / Gaucho Serenade – 1966
Jamie 13330 - Climb Every Mountain / We Belong Together – 1967

Bill Horton

Kayden 403 - I Wanna Know / No One Can Take Your Place – 1967

The Termites

Bee Bgx-1825 - Carrie Lou / Give Me Your Heart – 1998

The Silhouettes

Lana 108 - Get A Job / I Am Lonely - ?
Lost-Nite 418 - Bing Bong / Voodoo Eyes - ?
Hi-Oldies 439 - Get A Job / I Am Lonely - ?
Collectables Col 011877 - I Sold My Heart To The Junkman / What Would You Do - 1980's
Collectables Col 014877 - Bing Bong / Voodoo Eyes - 1980's
Collectables Col 014957 - Get A Job / I Am Lonely - 1980's
Bye George 1000 - Monday Monday / St. Thomas - ?  

The Silhouettes / The Diamonds / Jimmy Clanton / Huey (Piano) Smith & The Clowns / The Rays / Timmie Rogers

All Time Hits Mx:Sl-102 - Get A Job / Little Darlin' / Just A Dream / Don't You Just Know It / Silhouettes / Back To School Again - ? (45rpm single)

Trivia

Before the group became The Silhouettes they were known as The Gospel Tornadoes when they sang in churches on Sundays. When they sang in nightclubs during the rest of the week they were known as The Thunderbirds.
Kae Williams a local disc jockey (WDAS) and the owner of Junior records named the group after The Rays 1957 hit single on Cameo 117 "Silhouettes".
Kae Williams refused to release The Silhouettes version of "For Your Precious Love" which they cut while on the road after hearing Jerry Butler & The Impressions version, due to his friendship with Abner records executive Ewart Abner.
Richard Lewis was a former roadie with The Turbans.

Discography by Bosko Asanovic