Little Anthony & The Imperials

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Little Anthony & The Imperials
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Little Anthony & The Imperials uppträder i Battery Park City, New York, augusti 2005
Bakgrund USA Brooklyn, New York, USA
Genre(r) Doo wop, rhytm and blues, soul
År som aktiva 1957 - idag
Skivbolag Apollo Records, End Records, United Artists Records, Janus Records, Avco Records
Relaterade artister The Duponts, The O'Jays, The Chips, The Platters, The Duponts, Bobby Wade's Emperors
Medlemmar
Jerome Anthony "Little Anthony" Gourdine
Ernest Wright
Robert DeBlanc
Tidigare medlemmar
George Kerr
Ronald Ross
Tracy Lord
Nathaniel Rodgers
Kenny Seymour
Sammy Strain
Harold Jenkins
Bobby Wade
Clarence Collins
Sherman James
Ron Stevenson
Nathaniel Rodgers

Little Anthony & The Imperials är en amerikansk rhythm and blues/soul/doo wop-grupp från New York som bildades under slutet av 1950-talet. Deras sångare Jerome Anthony "Little Anthony" Gourdine utmärktes av sin ljusa falsettröst. 2009 valdes gruppen in i Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Medlemmar[redigera | redigera wikitext]

Nuvarande medlemmar
  • Jerome Anthony "Little Anthony" Gourdine (1957-1961, 1963-1975, 1992-idag)
  • Ernest Wright (1957-1971, 1992-idag)
  • Robert Le Blanc (2010-idag)
Tidigare medlemmar
  • Clarence "Wahoo" Collins (1957-1988, 1992-2012)
  • Samuel "Sammy" Strain (1961-1972, 1992-2004)
  • Glouster "Nate" Rogers (1957)
  • Tracey Lord (1957-1961)
  • Bobby Wade (1971-1992)
  • Harold "Hawk" Jenkins (1971-1992, 2004-2010)
  • Kenny Seymour (1961-1963, 1971-1972)
  • George Kerr (1961)
  • Sherman James (1988-1992)
  • Ron Stevensen (1992)
  • Nathaniel Rodgers (1957-1961)

Diskografi[redigera | redigera wikitext]

Album
  • We Are The Imperials, featuring Little Anthony (1959)
  • Shades of the 40's (1960)
  • I'm On The Outside Looking In (1964)
  • Goin' Out Of My Head (1965)
  • The Best Of Little Anthony & The Imperials (1965)
  • Payin' Our Dues (1966)
  • Reflections (1967)
  • Movie Grabbers (1967)
  • The Best of Anthony & The Imperials, Volume 2 (1968)
  • Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind (1969)
  • On A New Street (1973)
  • Hold On (1975)

Singlar (topp 10 på Billboard Hot 100 (US) / Billboard Hot R&B Songs)

  • Tears on My Pillow / Two People In the World (1958) (US #4, US R&B #2)
  • So Much / Oh Yeah (1958) (US R&B #2)
  • I'm on the Outside (Looking In) / Please Go (1964) (US R&B #8)
  • Goin' Out Of My Head / Make It Easy On Yourself (1964) (US #6, US R&B #6)
  • Hurt So Bad / Reputation (1965) (US #10, US R&B #3)

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