The Intruders (music group)

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The Intruders
The Intruders 1968.jpg
The Intruders in 1968 (clockwise from bottom): Sam "Little Sonny" Brown,Phil Terry,Eugene "Bird" Daughtry, and Robert "Big Sonny" Edwards.
Background information
Origin Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Genres R&B
Soul
Years active 1960–present
Labels Excel, Gamble, TSOP, Streetwave, Moor Ent.
Members Sam "Little Sonny" Brown (deceased)
Robert "Big Sonny" Edwards
Phillip "Phil" Terry
Eugene "Bird" Daughtry (deceased)
Robert "Bobby Starr" Ferguson

The Intruders were an American soul music group most popular in the 1960s and 1970s.[1]

Biography[edit]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album Peak chart positions Record label
US
[2]
US
R&B

[2]
1967 The Intruders Are Together 23 Gamble
1968 Cowboys to Girls 112 11
1970 When We Get Married 48
1973 Save the Children 133 12
1974 Energy of Love 41 TSOP
1985 Who Do You Love? Streetwave
2002 How Long Has It Been Moor Ent.
"—" denotes the release failed to chart

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Album Peak chart positions Record label
US
[2]
US
R&B

[2]
1969 Greatest Hits 144 19 Gamble
1973 Super Hits 205 51
1994 Philly Golden Classics Collectables
1995 Cowboys to Girls: The Best of the Intruders Epic/Legacy
1998 On the Move Sony Music
2002 Super Hits
"—" denotes the release failed to chart

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions
US
[3]
US
R&B

[3]
UK
[4]
1961 "I'm Sold (On You)"
1962 "This Is My Song"
1966 "Gonna Be Strong"
"(We'll Be) United" 78 14
"Devil with an Angel's Smile" 29
1967 "(You Better) Check Yourself"
"Together" 48 9
"Baby I'm Lonely" (A-side) 70 28
"A Love That's Real" (B-side) 82 35
1968 "Cowboys to Girls" 6 1
"(Love Is Like A) Baseball Game" 26 4
"Slow Drag" 54 12
1969 "Give Her a Transplant" 104 23
"Me Tarzan You Jane" 41
"Lollipop (I Like You)" 101 22
"Sad Girl" 47 14
"Old Love" 35
1970 "Tender (Was the Love We Knew)" 119 25
"When We Get Married" 45 8
"This Is My Love Song" 85 22
1971 "I'm Girl Scoutin'" 88 16
"Pray for Me" 105 25
"I Bet He Don't Love You (Like I Love You)" 92 20
1972 "(Win, Place or Show) She's a Winner" 12 14
1973 "I'll Always Love My Mama (Part 1)" 36 6 32
"I Wanna Know Your Name" 60 9
1974 "Nice Girl Like You" 21
1975 "Rainy Days and Mondays" 81
"Plain Ol' Fashioned Girl"
1979 "Goodnight"
1984 "Who Do You Love?" 65
1985 "Warm and Tender Love" 99
"—" denotes the release failed to chart

References[edit]

  1. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 270. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  2. ^ a b c d "US Albums Charts > The Intruders". Allmusic. Retrieved 2011-10-13. 
  3. ^ a b "US Singles Charts >The Intruders". Allmusic. Retrieved 2011-10-13. 
  4. ^ "UK Charts > The Intruders". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2011-10-13. 
  • A House On Fire: The Rise and Fall of Philadelphia Soul by John A. Jackson, ISBN 0-19-514972-6 (Publication: New York Oxford University Press (U.S.), 2004)
  • Chicago Soul by Robert Pruter. ISBN 0-252-06259-0, Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1991.
  • A Touch of Classic Soul: Vol, 1: Soul singers of the early 1970s by Marc Taylor. ISBN 0-9652328-4-0 (Publication: Aloiv Publishing, New York (U.S.), 1996)

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