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The Tams

The Tams (Members - Brothers Joseph Pope And Charles Pope, Floyd "Little Floyd" Ashton, Robert Smith And Willie "Frog" Rutherford (Who Bought The Trademark Tam-O-Shanter Hats For Performances And Named The Group The Tams. In The Late 1950's Willie Rutherford Was Caught And Sent To Prison For Stealing A Tv.) Willie Rutherford Was Replaced By Horace "Sonny" Key.

Heritage 101 - Vacation Time / If Love Were Like Rivers - 1961
Arlen 711 - Untie Me* / Disillusioned - 1962 *Written By Tommy And Joe South. 45 Produced By Ray Stevens Who Also Played Piano On Recording.
Arlen 716 - Here I Am / My Baby Loves Me - 1962
Arlen 717 - Deep Inside Me / If You're So Smart (Why Do You Have A Broken Heart) - 1962

The Tams With Little Floyd

General American 714 - My Baby Loves Me / Find Another Love - 1962

The Tams

Arlen 720 - Blue Shadows / You'll Never Know - 1963
Arlen 729 - Find Another Love / Don't Ever Go - 1963
ABC-Paramount 10502 - What Kind Of Fool (Do You Think I Am?) / Laugh It Off - 1963 (45 Cut At Rick Hall's Fame Studio - Muscle Shoals, Alabama)
ABC-Paramount 10533 - You Lied To Your Daddy / It's All Right (You're Just In Love) - 1964
ABC-Paramount 10573 - Hey Girl Don't Bother Me / Take Away - 1964
ABC-Paramount 10601 - Silly Little Girl / Weep Little Girl - 1964
ABC-Paramount 10614 - The Truth Hurts / Why Did My Little Girl Cry - 1964(Increasing Problems With Alcohol And Sporadic Live Performances Led To The Halt Of Floyd Ashton Recording With The Group Sometime In 1964, Although His Picture Still Appeared On Album Covers. He Was Replaced With Albert Cottle Jr.)
King 6012 - Untie Me / Find Another Love - 1965
ABC-Paramount 10635 - What Do You Do / Unlove You - 1965
ABC-Paramount 10702 - Concrete Jungle / Till The End Of Time - 1965
ABC-Paramount 10741 - I've Been Hurt* / Carrying On - 1965 *A Later Interpretation Of This Song Was By Bill Deal & The Rhondells On Heritage 812.
ABC-Paramount 10779 - Riding For Fall / Got To Get Used To A Broken Heart - 1966
ABC 10825 - Holding On / It's Better To Have Loved A Little - 1966
ABC 10885 - Get Away (Leave Me Alone) / Shelter - 1966
ABC 10929 - Breaking Up / How 'Bout It - 1967
ABC 10956 - Everything Else Is Gone / Mary, Mary, Row Your Boat - 1967
ABC 11019 - All My Hard Times / A Little More Soul - 1967
ABC 11066 - Be Young Be Foolish Be Happy* / That Same Old Song - 1968 *First Recorded By The Sensational Epics, With Joe Morris (Of The Swingin' Medallions) As Producer.
ABC 11128 - Trouble Maker / Laugh At The World - 1968
ABC 11183 - Sunshine, Rainbow, Blue Sky, Brown Eyed Girl / There's A Great Big Change In Me - 1969
ABC 11228 - Love, Love, Love / Love Maker - 1969
1-2-3 1726 - Too Much Foolin' Around / How Long Love - 1970
Capitol 3050 - Tams Medley / Wire Help - 1971
ABC Dunhill - Hey Girl Don't Bother Me / Weep Little Girl -1971 (Some Copies Issued With "#1 In England" Sleeve)
Apt 26010 - Numbers / Long Distance Operator - 1972
ABC 11358 - Don't You Just Know It / Making Music - 1973
MGM South 7023 - Alley Oop / What Did He Do For You - 1973
R & B (no #) - Laugh It Off / I've Been Hurt - 1977 (came in a plain white label with red logo lettering with "A '77 Lori Production" and "Dynatone Recording" typed on label - these are alternate versions of earlier charted tracks)
Sounds South 14098 - This Precious Moment / Hey Girl (Disco Version) - 1978
Passion 123 - Tell You For The Last Time / Hideaway - 1978
Wonder 1001 - Tams Tune Medley / I've Been Hurt (New) - 1982

Compleat 109 - Making True Love / My Baby Sure Can Shag - 1983
Collectables Col 012187 - Untie Me / Disillusioned - 1980's

The Tams / The Marvelows

Collectables Col 037107 - Be Young, Be Foolish, Be Happy / In The Morning - 1980's

The Tams

Collectables Col 902247 - What Kind Of Fool / Be Young, Be Foolish, Be Happy - ?
Ripete 1014 - Jesus Is Your Ticket To Heaven* / It Happens Everytime - 1988 *originally written for Ronnie Milsap.
Ripete 2005 - There Ain't Nothing Like Shaggin' / Showtime - 1989

Joe Pope Sans Tams

Surfside 910214a - If This Ain't Love, Keep On Foolin' Me / If This Ain't Love, Keep On Foolin' Me - 1991
Surfside 920401a - Down And Dirty Love / Down And Dirty Love - 1991
(Above Two Surfside Releases Were Written And Produced By General Johnson, Who Along With Ken Knox From Chairmen Of The Board And Local Musician Willie Walker Provided Background Vocals, Rather Than The Actual Tams (The Record Label Is Misleading))