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The Velours

The Velours (members Jerome "Romeo" Ramos, John Cheetom, Donald Heywood, Kenneth Walker and Marvin Holland)

Onyx 501 - My Love Come Back / Honey Drop – 1956

The Velours Sammy Lews Orch. (members Jerome "Romeo" Ramos, John Cheetom, Donald Heywood, Kenneth Walker and Marvin Holland)    

Onyx 508 - Romeo / What You Do To Me - 1957 (after this release Kenneth Walker and Marvin Holland leave group and are replaced by Charles Moffitt and John Pearson --- this is the most valuable of all their recordings)

The Velours
(members Jerome "Romeo" Ramos, John Cheetom, Donald Heywood, Kenneth Walker and Marvin Holland)

Onyx 512 - Can I Come Over Tonight / Where There's A Will (There's A Way) – 1957
Onyx 515 - This Could Be The Night / Hands Across The Table – 1957
Onyx 520 - Remember / Can I Walk You Home - 1958 
Orbit 9001 - Remember / Can I Walk You Home – 1958
Cub 9014 - I'll Never Smile Again / Crazy Love - 1958 (on this release the group added another tenor - Troy Keyes (who in 1963 recorded on the Atco record label as a member of The High Keys and went on to make a number of solo recordings such as "Love Explosions" on ABC 11027 in 1967 plus a 1968 duet with Norma Jenkins "A Good Love Gone Bad" on ABC 11116). Troy Keyes sings lead on this release. Troy Keyes then leaves group and
Keith Williams joins) 
Cub 9029 - Blue Velvet* / Tired Of Your Rock And Rollin'  - 1958 *originally recorded in 1955 by The Clovers on Atlantic 1052.
Studio 9902 - Little Sweetheart / I Promise – 1959
Gone  5092 - Can I Come Over Tonight / Where There's A Will – 1960
Goldisc 3012 - Sweet Sixteen / Daddy Warbucks - 1960  
End 1090 - The Lonely One / Lover Come Back - 1961(after this release Charles Moffitt (died ?-December-1986),
Keith Williams and John Pearson leave group -- John Pearson becoming road manager for The Flamingos ---- Richard Pitts formerly from The Newtones (who had a 1958 release on Baton 260 "Remember The Night") joins the group)
Relic 502 - Romeo / What You Do To Me - 1964
Relic 503 - My Love Come Back / Honeydrop - 1964
Relic 504 - Can I Come Over Tonight / Where There's A Will – 1964
Relic 516 - This Could Be The Night / Hands Across The Table - 1964
Rona 010 - Woman For Me / She's My Girl - 1966

The Velours (members Jerome "Romeo" Ramos, John Cheetom, Donald Heywood and Richard Pitts)

MGM 13780 - I'm Gonna Change* / Don't Pity Me - 1967 *originally recorded by The Four Seasons as an Lp track.

The Fantastics (in 1968 the group decided to change their name and take their chances as part of a Soul explosion in England, members Jerome "Romeo" Ramos, John Cheetom, Donald Heywood and Richard Pitts)

MGM 1434 - Baby Make Your Own Sweet Music / Who Could Be Loving You – 1968
Deram 264 - Face To Face With Heartache / This Must Be My Rainy Day – 1969
Deram 283 - Ask The Lonely / Waiting Round For The Heartaches - 1970 
Deram 334 - For The Old Times Sake / Exodus Main Theme – 1971
Deram 7528 - Face To Face With Heartache / This Must Be My Rainy Day - 197?
Bell 977 - Something Old, Something New / High And Dry – 1971
Bell 1141 - Something Old, Something New / High And Dry – 1971
Bell 1162 - Something Wonderful / Man Made The World – 1971
Bell 45,157 - (Love Me) Love The Life I Lead / Old Rags And Tatters – 1971
Polydor 2027004 - Baby Make Your Own Sweet Music / Who Could Be Loving You - 1971

Bell
45,279 - Best Of Strangers Now / Something To Remember You By - 1972

The Velours (members Jerome "Romeo" Ramos, John Cheetom, Donald Heywood, Kenneth Walker and Marvin Holland)

Lost-Nite 391 - My Love Come Back / Honey Drop - ?
Lost-Nite 394 - Where There's A Will / Can I Come Over Tonight - ?
Lost-Nite 400 - This Could Be The Night / Hands Across The Table - ?

The Velours (members

Lost-Nite 402 - Romeo / What You Do To Me - ?
Clifton 75 - C'est La Vie / Good Loving - 197?
Clifton 75 - C'est La Vie / Good Loving - 197?
Clifton 82 - Old Fashioned Christmas / I Wish You Love - 197?

The Velours / Buddy Knox

Roulette Gg-43 - Can I Come Over Tonight / Hula Love* - ? *flip by Buddy Knox. (Golden Goodies Series)

The Velours

Starlight 19 - This Could Be The Night / Mio Amore – 1984

Charles Moffitt & The Velours / James Myers Quintet

Clifton 100 - C'est La Vie / World Of Fantasy* - 1985 *flip by James Myers Quintet.
Artists 136 - I Apologize / We Are Made As One - 1994 (1000 red vinyl copies made total - 100 were promo issue only)

Group
Info.

In the mid 1970's John Cheetom began working in a European version of The Platters.
Donald Heywood kept the group The Fantastics going in the U.K. 
Jerome Ramos returned to the U.S.A. 
Charles Moffitt died in the late 1980's a victim of a senseless attack.

Discography by Bosko Asanovic, additions by John Reed