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Jay And The Techniques

The Sinceres (members Jay Proctor ...............................)

Jordan 117 - You're Too Young / Forbidden Love – 1960
Sigma 1003/4 - Darling / Do You Remember – 1960
Richie 545 - Please Don't Cheat On Me / If You Should Leave - 1961 (no mention of Roulette records on label --- this is the scarcer version)
Richie 545 - Please Don't Cheat On Me / If You Should Leave - 1961 (With Roulette records distribution mentioned on label)

Jay And The Techniques (members Jay Proctor, George "Lucky" Lloyd,  Dante Dancho, Chuck Crowl, Ronnie Goosley, John Walsh and Karl Lippowitsch (also known as Karl Landis)) group hails from Allentown PA.

Smash 2086 - Apples, Peaches, Pumkin Pie / Stronger Than Dirt - 1967 (this 45 was meant to be by The Techniques but the record company released it as by Jay And The Techniques, the name then stuck) 
Smash 2124 - Keep The Ball Rollin' */ Here We Go Again - 1967 *track written by Linzer and Randell. (also came with picture sleeve)
Smash Djs-13 - Strawberry Shortcake (Mono) / Strawberry Shortcake (Stereo) - 1967 (promo issue only)
Smash 2142 - Strawberry Shortcake / Still (In Love With You) - 1967 (also came with picture sleeve)
Philco-Ford Hp-22 - Apples, Peaches, Pumkin Pie / Loving For Money - 1968 (4" plastic "Hip Pocket Record" with colour sleeve)
Smash 2154 - Baby Make Your Own Sweet Music / Help Yourself (To All Of My Lovin') - 1968 *track written by Linzer and Randell. (also came with picture sleeve)  
Smash Djs-18 - The Singles Game (Mono) / The Singles Game (Stereo) - 1968 (promo issue only)
Smash 2171 - The Singles Game / Baby How Easy Your Heart Forgets Me - 1968 (also came in picture sleeve) (by the time of this release Karl Lippowitsch left the group and was replaced by Paul Coles Jr., John Walsh was replaced by Danny Altieri and Jack Truett joined the group as an organ player)
Smash / Mercury Djs-19 - Hey Diddle Diddle (Mono) / Hey Diddle Diddle (Stereo) - 1968 (promo issue only)
Smash 2185 - Hey Diddle Diddle* / If I Should Lose You - 1968 *track written by Marvin Gaye, Harvey Fuqua and Johnny Bristol.
Smash 2217 - Are You Ready For This / Change Your Mind – 1969
Smash 2237 - Dancin' Mood* / If I Should Lose You - 1969 *originally recorded by The Tams on their debut Lp for ABC-Paramount. (on all the above Smash releases The Techniques never actually played any instruments or provided background vocals. The Smash material was recorded in New York's Bell Sound studio "A" with Jay Proctor the only group member in attendance. Session musicians such as Al Gorgoni (guitar), Joe Macho (bass) and Bernard Purdie (drums) were on many of those records and were 'The Techniques'............ and Nicholas Ashford, Valerie Simpson and Melba Moore provided background vocals) After this release the group dissolved -- a number of the members were drafted, spelling the end of the group. The following releases are with different 'Techniques' member lineups.
Gordy 7123 - Robot Man / I'll Be There - 1972  (Jay Proctor wasn't the lead on this release ----
Silver Blue 812 - I Feel Love Coming On* / This World Of Mine
- 1974 *the Barry White composition also recorded in 1967 by Felice Taylor on U. K. President PT 155.
Event 222 - I Feel Love Coming On / This World Of Mine - 1975
Event 228 - Number Onederful / Don't Ask Me To Forget – 1976
Pro 001 - "Keep The Ball Rollin'" Eagles - 1981 (one sided promo issue only with picture cover containing lyrics cut for the Philadelphia Eagles --- original song written by Linzer / Randell)  


Smash Srs-67095 - Apple, Peaches, Pumkin Pie - 1967
Tracks: Contact / Been So Long / Apples, Peaches, Pumpkin Pie / The Power of Love / Victory! / Ain't No Soul / Hey Diddle Diddle / Lovin' For Money / Here We Go Again / Stronger Than Dirty / Keep the Ball Rollin'.