The Dells

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The Dells
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The Dells 1967
Tidigare namn The El-Rays, The Mighty Dells
Bakgrund USA Harvey, Illinois, USA
Genre(r) R&B, doo-wop, soul
År som aktiva 1952 - 1958, 1960 - 2012
Skivbolag Cadet/Chess, Vee Jay, Mercury, ABC, 20th Century Fox, Ichiban, Virgin, Philadelphia International Records, Volt
Tidigare medlemmar
Marvin Junior
Verne Allison
Mickey McGill
Chuck Barksdale
Johnny Funches
Lucius McGill
Johnny Carter

The Dells var en amerikansk vokal soul och doo wop-grupp som bildades i Chicago, Illinois 1952. The Dells var en av de framgångsrika grupperna i genren med längst karriär,[1] och de hade inte bytt en medlem i gruppen mellan 1960 och 2009. Gruppen slutade uppträda 2012.

The Dells hade sina största framgångar kring decennieskiftet 1970 med låtar som "Stay In My Corner", "Oh, What A Night" och "Nadine".

De blev invalda i Rock and Roll Hall of Fame år 2004.[1]

Medlemmar[redigera | redigera wikitext]

Diskografi[redigera | redigera wikitext]

Studioalbum
  • 1959 - Oh, What a Nite
  • 1965 - It's Not Unusual
  • 1968 - There Is
  • 1969 - Musical Menu
  • 1969 - Love Is Blue
  • 1970 - Like It Is, Like It Was
  • 1971 - Freedom Means
  • 1972 - The Dells Sing Dionne Warwicke's Greatest Hits
  • 1972 - Sweet as Funk Can Be
  • 1973 - Give Your Baby a Standing Ovation
  • 1973 - The Dells
  • 1974 - The Dells vs. The Dramatics
  • 1974 - The Mighty Mighty Dells
  • 1975 - We Got to Get Our Thing Together
  • 1976 - No Way Back
  • 1977 - They Said It Couldn't Be Done, But We Did It!
  • 1978 - Love Connection
  • 1978 - New Beginnings
  • 1979 - Face to Face
  • 1980 - I Touched a Dream
  • 1981 - Whatever Turns You On
  • 1984 - One Step Closer
  • 1989 - The Second Time
  • 1992 - I Salute You
  • 2000 - Reminiscing
  • 2002 - Open Up My Heart: The 9/11 Album

Singlar (urval)

  • 1956 - Oh What a Nite (US #4)
  • 1965 - Stay in My Corner (US R&B #23)
  • 1967 - O-O, I Love You (US R&B #22 )
  • 1968 - There Is (US #20, US R&B #11)
  • 1968 - Wear It on Our Face (US #44, US R&B #27)
  • 1968 - Stay in My Corner (nyinspelad version) (US #10, US R&B #1)
  • 1968 - Always Together (US #18, US R&B #3)
  • 1968 - Does Anybody Know I'm Here (US #38, US R&B #15)
  • 1969 - Hallways of My Mind (A-sida) (US R&B #44)
  • 1969 - I Can't Do Enough (B-sida) (US R&B #20)
  • 1969 - I Can Sing a Rainbow / Love is Blue (US #22, US R&B #5)
  • 1969 - Oh, What a Night (nyinspelning) (US #10, US R&B #1)
  • 1969 - On the Dock of the Bay (US #42, US R&B #13)
  • 1970 - Oh What a Day (US #43, US R&B #10)
  • 1970 - Open Up My Heart (US R&B #5)
  • 1970 - Nadine (US R&B #5)
  • 1970 - Long Lonely Nights (US R&B #27)
  • 1971 - The Glory of Love (US R&B #30)
  • 1971 - The Love We Had (Stays on My Mind) (US #30, US R&B #8)
  • 1972 - Oh, My Dear (A-sida) (US R&B #36 )
  • 1972 - It's All Up to You (B-sida) (US R&B #23)
  • 1972 - Just as Long as We're in Love (US #35)
  • 1973 - Give Your Baby a Standing Ovation (US #34, US R&B #3)
  • 1973 - My Pretending Days Are Over (US R&B #10)
  • 1974 - I Miss You (US R&B #8)
  • 1974 - I Wish It Was Me You Loved (US R&B #11)
  • 1974 - Learning to Love You Was Easy (It's So Hard Trying to Get Over You) (US R&B #18)
  • 1975 - Love Is Missing from Our Lives (med The Dramatics) (US R&B #46)
  • 1975 - We Got to Get Our Thing Together (US R&B #17)
  • 1976 - Slow Motion (US R&B #49)
  • 1977 - Our Love (US R&B #20)
  • 1977 - Betcha Never Been Loved (Like This Before) (US R&B #29)
  • 1978 - Super Woman (US R&B #24)
  • 1979 - (You Bring Out) The Best in Me (US R&B #34)
  • 1980 - I Touched a Dream (US R&B #17)
  • 1984 - You Just Can't Walk Away (US R&B #23)
  • 1984 - One Step Closer (US #46)
  • 1991 - A Heart Is a House for Love (US R&B #13)

Referenser[redigera | redigera wikitext]

  1. ^ [a b] Rock and Roll Hall of Fame – The Dells

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