Drifters

Formed 1953, New York, USA. Johnny Moore died 30 Dec 1998 (London).
Label: London
Musicians: Ben E. King [=Benjamin Nelson] (ld vcls); Charlie Thomas (vcls); Doc Green (vcls); Elsbeary Hobbs (vcls)
Writers: Louis Lebish/Elmo Glick /G. Treadwell/Irv Nahan
HLE 8988 Dance With Me 2 Jan 1960 24 Pts: 12
    16 Jan 1960 17-22-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-35 Pts: 37
Producers: Jerry Leiber/Mike Stoller
Writers: Jerome 'Doc' Pomus/Mort Shuman
HLK 9201 Save The Last Dance For Me 29 Oct 1960 39-21-8-6-2-2-2-3-5-2 Pts: 391
    sales: 250000  
    14 Jan 1961 5-8-14-13-30-38-50 Pts: 121
HLK 9287 I Count The Tears 11 Mar 1961 42-28-31-31-41-49 Pts: 47
Label: Atlantic
Writers: Gerry Goffin/Carole King
AT 4019 At The Club 3 Apr 1965 50-36-40-42-36-40-50 Pts: 47
Musicians: Johnny Moore (ld vcls); Charlie Thomas (vcls); Doc Green (vcls); Elsbeary Hobbs (vcls)
Producers: Jerry Wexler/Bert Berns
Writers: Barry Mann/Cynthia Weil
AT 4023 Come On Over To My Place 24 Apr 1965 41-43-46-42-41 Pts: 33
    Original: Drifters (1965)  
    19 Aug 1972 46-36-27-20-10-9-10-15-17-29-36 Pts: 161
588-103 Golden Hits LP 4 May 1968 38-36-34-27-31-28-37 Pts: 23
Musicians: Johnny Moore (ld vcls); Charlie Thomas (vcls); Doc Green (vcls); Elsbeary Hobbs (vcls)
Producers: Bert Berns
Writers: Barry Mann/Cynthia Weil
K 10148 Saturday Night At The Movies/At The Club 18 Mar 1972 39-xx-41-41-40-28-20-19-8-8-3-6-4-5-10-23-21-31-32-35-47 Pts: 345
    Original: Drifters (Nov 1964)//Drifters (Feb 1965)  
Label: Bell
Producers: Billy Davis/Roger Cook/Roger Greenaway
Writers: Roger Cook/Roger Greenaway/Geoff Stevens
BELL 1313 Like Sister And Brother 28 Jul 1973 44-28-19-13-7-8-11-16-23-28-33-39 Pts: 181
Producers: Tony Macaulay/Roger Greenaway
Writers: Tony Macaulay/Roger Greenaway
BELL 1358 Kissin' In The Back Row 8 Jun 1974 39-14-8-2-2-2-4-6-9-21-30-37-45 Pts: 359
Producers: Billy Davis/Tony Macaulay/Roger Greenaway
BELL 1381 Down On The Beach Tonight 5 Oct 1974 46-25-15-8-7-8-11-29-40 Pts: 154
Producers: Roger Greenaway
Writers: Roger Greenaway/Barry Mason
BELL 1433 There Goes My First Love 30 Aug 1975 46-26-13-8-3-3-3-3-3-11-26-39 Pts: 323
Label: Atlantic
K 60106 24 Original Hits LP 25 Oct 1975 24-18-31-42-33-25-8-4-3-3 Pts: 73
    10 Jan 1976 2-3-6-6-7-12-11-9-16-26-21-19-34-35-24-29-41-42-36 Pts: 122
Label: Bell
Producers: Roger Greenaway
Writers: Roger Greenaway/Barry Mason
BELL 1462 Can I Take You Home Little Girl 22 Nov 1975 48-27-21-13-12-11 Pts: 92
    10 Jan 1976 19-15-37 Pts: 40
Label: Arista
Writers: Tony Macaulay/Roger Greenaway
ARISTA 78 You're More Than A Number In My Little Red Book 11 Dec 1976 47-32-25-22 Pts: 39
    15 Jan 1977 11-5-7-11-14-23-29 Pts: 147
Label: Lightning
Writers: Jerome 'Doc' Pomus/Mort Shuman
LIG 9014 Save The Last Dance For Me/When My Little Girl Is Smiling 7 Apr 1979 69 Pts: 1
Label: Atlantic
Producers: Ahmet Ertegun/Wexler/Jerry Leiber/Mike Stoller/Stan Applebaum
WSMCD 137 The Definitive LP 10 May 2003 11-14-8-9-13-8-10-15-26-34-39-34-47-49-56-49-74 Pts: 90

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