|Genres||Rhythm and blues|
|Occupation(s)||Backing vocalists, Girl group|
|Years active||1960–1976; 1988–2000s|
|Associated acts||Ike & Tina Turner, Ike Turner, Tina Turner, The Mirettes, Kings of Rhythm|
|Past members||Robbie Montgomery|
Linda Shuford-Williams Eloise Hester
Janice Singleton (Hughes)
Pat Arnold (a.k.a. P. P. Arnold)
Esther Faye Jones
Randi Love a.k.a. Michelle Love
Audrey Madison Turner
Lois Lee Miles
See members section for others
|Genres||rhythm and blues|
|Associated acts||The Ikettes|
|Members||Robbie Montgomery, Venetta Fields, Jessie Smith, Pat Powdrill|
The Ikettes were a trio (sometimes quartet) of female backing vocalists for the Ike & Tina Turner Revue. Despite their origins, the Ikettes became successful artists in their own right. In the 1960s they had hits such as "I'm Blue (The Gong-Gong Song)" and "Peaches 'N' Cream."Billboard ranked "I'm Blue (The Gong-Gong Song)" #63 on their list of 100 Greatest Girl Group Songs of All Time in 2017.
The group started as The Artettes, the backing group of Art Lassiter. The first official incarnation of The Ikettes was composed of Robbie Montgomery, Venetta Fields, and Jessie Smith.The original trio of Ikettes later morphed into The Mirettes.
As the Swinging Sixties progressed, the Ikettes became known for their sexy onstage appearance; minidresses, long hair and high-energy dance routines which mirrored their mentor Tina Turner. "They represent me, and in my act they gotta look outta sight at all times. There’s simply no room for sloppiness and unprofessionalism," Tina told Esquire. She added:
I also believe in the Ikette visual. I don't see it as cheap or vulgar. Nor do I see myself as that. Sex is not cheap or vulgar. And I always loved the look of long straight hair. Ike says he patterned me after Sheena of the jungle. She was white, you know. But I still love the look and action of long hair movin' and the short skirts shimmying. I want action on that stage at all times.
- 1 History
- 2 Post-Ikette careers
- 3 Members
- 4 Discography
- 5 Filmography/Selected TV appearances
- 6 The Mirettes
- 7 References
- 8 External links
When Art Lassiter didn't show up for a recording session in early 1960, Ike Turner took Lassiter's backup singers, the Artettes (Robbie Montgomery, Frances Hodges, and Sandra Harding) and had them accompany Tina Turner on the recording "A Fool in Love". The hit single propelled Ike to form the Ike & Tina Turner Revue, but with a new group of backup singers: Delores Johnson, Eloise Hester, and Jo Armstead. Montgomery was pregnant and unable to tour.
Montgomery rejoined the Revue shortly after having her baby and teamed with Jessie Smith and Venetta Fields to form the first official incarnation of The Ikettes. They cut "I'm Blue (The Gong-Gong Song)" the following year. Ike produced the record and leased it to Atco Records, who issued three less successful Ikettes singles in 1962. The following year, Ike switched them to his Teena record label for two singles: "Crazy in Love" (credited as Robbie Montgomery & the Ikettes) and "Prisoner in Love". "Here's Your Heart" came out on Innis in 1964 but failed to go national; nor did a Phi-Dan single in 1965.
A six-record stint from 1964 through 1966 on Modern Records saw The Ikettes score three hits: "The Camel Walk" (1964), and "Peaches 'N' Cream" and "I'm So Thankful" (both 1965). Ultra-funky remakes of "Sally Go Round the Roses" and "Da Doo Ron Ron" did not go as well; neither did "He's Gonna Be Fine, Fine, Fine," though it sounded like a precursor to the music Betty Davis did later. When "Peaches and Cream" became rapidly popular, Ike sent a different set of Ikettes — Janice Singleton (Hughes), Diane Rutherford and Marquentta Tinsley — on the road with "The Dick Clark Caravan of Stars", and kept Montgomery, Smith, and Fields on tour with his revue. Singleton and Rutherford provided backing vocals for Tina Turner on the Phil Spector-produced 1966 classic "River Deep – Mountain High." In the meantime, Turner hired new Ikettes after Montgomery, Fields and Smith left to form the Mirettes. The first set included Pat Arnold (a.k.a. P. P. Arnold), Gloria Scott, and Maxine Smith.
Following the success of "River Deep – Mountain High" in Europe, Ike & Tina Turner were asked to tour with The Rolling Stones during their British tour in the fall of 1966. The Ikettes on that tour were Rose Smith, Pat Arnold,and Ann Thomas. Later members of the Ikettes included Pat Powdrill, Paulette Parker, Shelly Clark (later of Honey Cone), Rose Smith, and Juanita Hixson.
Attempting to earn some money from unreleased material, Innis issued "So Blue Over You"/"So Fine" credited to Ike & Tina Turner & the Ikettes in 1968.
Pompeii and Liberty Records issued singles credited to The Ikettes in 1969 and 1970 respectively, but only a remake of Sly & the Family Stone's "I Want to Take You Higher" (with Ike & Tina Turner) got much notice. It was followed by two more singles credited to the Ikettes on United Artists, including a remake of "Camel Walk" in 1971 and "Two Timin', Double Dealin'" in 1972, the last known single by either the Ikettes or the Mirettes.
In November 1969, The Rolling Stones Stones once again asked Ike & Tina Turner to open for them, but this time on their American tour. The Ikettes on that tour were Claudia Lennear, Esther Jones and Pat Powdrill. This lineup also performed on Playboy After Dark in December 1969.
The Ikettes changed once again in 1969 when Edna Richardson became ill and was temporarily replaced by Stonye Figueroa. Figueroa along with Esther Jones and Claudia Lennear went on to perform on The Ed Sullivan Show with Ike & Tina Turner on January 11, 1970. That month, the Ikettes performed In Las Vegas at the Hilton Hotel opposite Redd Foxx. Vera Hamilton and Jean Brown joined Jones in 1970, and this trio performed on The Andy Williams Show and The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.
Edna Richardson returned to the group in 1972 and remained an Ikette on-and-off until 1976. Richardson, Jean Brown and Esther Jones performed on Soul Train in April 1972. There were quite a few lineup changes in 1973 with the absence of Esther Jones and Enda Richardson. Jones temporarily left after she was fined for being late onstage. The Ikettes weren't paid much and were often fined by the Turners for "inexcusables" such as tardiness, no-shows at rehearsals, miscues onstage, sloppy appearance, and disruptive behavior. Jones was the "longest-lasting Ikette" and was referred to as "Motha" Ikette. She was the group's trainer and came up with most of the choreography.
In February 1973, the Ikettes comprising of Linda Sims, Linda-Shufford Williams and Alesia Butler performed on The Midnight Special. The Ikettes performed on the Midnight Special again in November 1973; Linda Sims was joined by Edna Richardson and Charlotte Lewis. The next month Linda Sims, Charlotte Lewis and Debbie Wilson performed on the music program Hits à Gogo in Switzerland.
In March 1974, Edna Richardson, Stonye Figueroa and Linda Sims appeared on Don Krishner's Rock Concert. Esther Jones, Yolanda Goodwin and Marcy Thomas soon replaced them for most of 1974. Richardson, Goodwin and Jones became the final lineup for the Ike & Tina Turner Revue by late 1975. They performed on Don Krishner's Rock Concert in March 1976.
In 1988, Ike Turner attempted an ill-fated return to the stage with Marcy Thomas, Bonnie Johnson, and Jeanette Bazzell as his Ikettes. He was arrested on drug charges the following year. After serving 18-months in prison he managed to rehabilitate his cocaine addiction and he revived his career in the 1990s. Turner formed new sets of Ikettes which included Jeanette Bazzell, Randi Love a.k.a. Michelle Love, Stonye Figueroa, Vera Hamilton and Audrey Madison Turner.
Former Ikettes Clydie King and Venetta Fields had a successful joint career after leaving Ike & Tina, joining Ray Charles as The Raelettes, the UK rockers Humble Pie (post-Peter Frampton) as two-thirds of The Blackberries, as well as a brief stint with Delaney and Bonnie. They also appear as backing vocalists on the first album by Steely Dan. Fields and King acted as Barbra Streisand's backing singers (The Oreos) in the 1976 musical film, A Star Is Born (December 1976), and sang on its associated film soundtrack (November 1976).
Jo Armstead, the first of the originals to leave, went solo and sang with groups before hooking up with a pre-Motown Nickolas Ashford and Valerie Simpson to form the formidable songwriting/production team of Ashford/Simpson/Armstead.
Edna Richardson was married to Kings of Rhythm drummer Soko Richardson, but later was divorced. In 1974 Edna had a minor role in the blaxploitation classic "Truck Turner". She played "Frenchie," one of "Dorinda's Girls." She later became a backup dancer for Tina Turner during her solo years under the name LeJeune Richardson.
Janice Singleton (Hughes) left the Ikettes to lead groups on A&M (The Secrets: lead vocals on A&M recording by Diane Rutherford-Swann) and Verve (The Unit Plus), then teamed with ex-Ikette Maxine Smith (Green) on world tours with Leo Sayer, Martha Reeves, Boz Scaggs, and Joe Cocker, among others. In 2007, Singleton and Smith joined the Mohegan Sun All Stars.
Robbie Montgomery became a Night Tripper for Dr. John. She also sang backup for Barbra Streisand, Debbie Reynolds, Joe Cocker and Stevie Wonder. She later became a successful restaurateur and star of the reality series Welcome to Sweetie Pie's. In 2018, Montgomery released an EP, What They Call Me, her first release in 40 years.
Claudia Lennear dated Mick Jagger whom she met during Ike & Tina's US tour with the Rolling Stones in 1969. She is reportedly the inspiration for the Rolling Stones song "Brown Sugar." She also dated David Bowie and reportedly is the inspiration for his song "Lady Grinning Soul." Lennear sang backup for Joe Cocker and Humble Pie and released a solo album entitled Phew! in 1973. She also played a secretary in the 1974 Clint Eastwood movie Thunderbolt and Lightfoot. That same year she appeared in Playboy magazine photo spread. Lennear left the music industry to become a teacher. She appears in the Academy Award-winning documentary 20 Feet from Stardom (2013).
P.P. Arnold left the Ikettes after Ike & Tina's UK tour with the Rolling Stones in the fall of 1966. Mick Jagger encouraged her to go solo and she had a successful career in the UK with hits such as "The First Cut Is The Deepest" and "Angel of the Morning."
Shelly Clark formed the group Honey Cone with Edna Wright (sister of Darlene Love) and Carolyn Willis in 1969. They has a number one hit singe "Want Ads" in 1971. In 1985, Clark married Earth, Wind & Fire bassist Verdine White.
Ann Thomas left the Ikettes after she became pregnant by Ike Turner in 1968. After she gave birth to their daughter Mia in 1969, she returned to work for the Ike & Tina Turner Revue; handling their wardrobe. Thomas was married to Turner from 1981 to 1989.
Jeanette Bazzell Turner was married to Ike Turner from 1995 to 2000. She was with him through a difficult period in his life. In 2019, Bazzell Turner told Palm Springs Life that the movie What’s Love Got To Do With It "assassinated Ike’s career. But more than that, it broke his heart. It hurt him… because he helped a lot of big artists make it." She added, "Ike doesn’t get any recognition because of all the negative things [shown] in that movie and in his relationship with Tina... I went through things with Ike, too, but there’s a time to forgive and to let go. To strip him from having the opportunity to get recognition in an area where he was entitled to deserve it, it’s so wrong to me."
Audrey Madison Turner is Ike Turner's last wife. She appeared as a contestant on The X Factor in 2011. In 2016, Madison Turner released a memoir, Love Had Everything to Do with It, which details her volatile relationship with Turner due to his bipolar disorder. She told The Afro, "I decided to write it because it was like a cleansing and it released all of the trauma. Also, I wanted the general public to have a better outlook and perspective on where Ike was mentally and emotionally, because so often, as a nation, we turn on people who have mental health issues and define them by their behaviors rather than their condition."
1960s - 1970s
- Shirley Alexander a.k.a. Shirley Butler (1969-70)
- Jo Armstead (1960–c.1964)
- P. P. Arnold (1964–1966)
- Mary Bennett (April–July 1978, during the breakup of Ike and Tina)
- Bonnie Bramlett (c. 1963–c. 1966) — first white member
- Mary "Jean Brown" Burks (1967–1968, 1970–1972)
- Alesia "Sugar" Butler (1972–1974)
- Shelly Clark (c. 1966) — later a member of Honey Cone
- Venetta Fields (1962–1965)
- Stonye Figueroa a.k.a. Barbara Cook (1969-1974, 1998–2007)
- Yolanda Goodwin (1974–1976)
- Martha Graham (c. 1968)
- Vera Hamilton (1970–1971; died August 31, 2013)
- Eloise Hester (1960–?)
- Juanita Hixson (1964–?)
- Frances Hodges
- Brenda Holloway
- Patrice Holloway
- Delores "Dee Dee" Johnson (c. 1961–1962)
- Johnnie B. Johnson-Day (early 1960s)
- Esther Faye Jones also credited as Ester Jones (1969–1976; died in 2006) — "longest-lasting Ikette"
- Claudia Lennear (c. 1969–c. 1970)
- Charlotte Lewis
- Robbie Montgomery (1960–1965)
- Paulette Parker a.k.a. Maxayn (1967–?)
- Pat Powdrill (c. 1966–c. 1972; died April 11, 1996)
- Edna "LeJeune" Richardson (1969; 1972–1976) — was married to Ike's drummer Soko Richardson
- Diane Rutherford-Swann (c. 1964–1966)
- Gloria Scott (c. 1965)
- Linda Shuford-Williams a.k.a. Linda Jones (1972–1974)
- Linda Sims
- Janice Singleton (c. 1964–1966)
- Jessie Smith (c. 1961–1965)
- Maxine Smith (1964–?)
- Rose Smith (c. 1966)
- Jackie Stanton
- The Stovall Sisters (1967)
- (Margaret) Ann Thomas (c. 1966–1969) — "non-singing Ikette" married to Ike Turner 1981–1989
- Marcy Thomas a.k.a. Lyrica Garrett (1974–1975)
- Marquentta Tinsley (c. 1964–?)
- Adrienne Williams
- Carlena "Flora" Williams (1964)
- Debbie Wilson
1980s - 2000s
- Jeanette Bazzell Turner (1987–2000) — married to Ike Turner 1995–2000
- Bonnie Johnson (1988)
- Marcy Thomas a.k.a. Lyrica Garrett (1988)
- Vera Hamilton (mid-1990s)
- Stonye Figueroa a.k.a. Barbara Cook (1998)
- Randi Love a.k.a. Michelle Love (mid 1990s–early 2000s)
- Audrey Madison Turner (1993–early 2000s) — married to Ike Turner 2006–2007
|Title||Album Details||Peak chart positions||Notes|
|US Top 200||US R&B|
|Fine Fine Fine||
|Soul The Hits||
|The Ikettes (G)Old & New||
|"—" denotes a recording that did not chart.|
- 1987: Fine Fine Fine (Kent Records)
- 2007: Can't Sit Down... 'Cos It Feels So Good: The Complete Modern Recordings (Kent Records)
|Year||Single (A-side, B-side)||Label & Cat #||Peak chart positions||Album||Notes|
|US Hot 100||US R&B|
|1961||"I'm Blue (The Gong-Gong Song)"
b/w "Find My Baby"
|Atco – 45-6212||19||3||Non-album tracks||
|1962||"Troubles On My Mind"
b/w "Come On And Truck"
|Atco – 45-6223||—||—|
b/w "Zizzy Zee Zum Zum"
|Atco – 45-6232||—||—|
|"I Had A Dream The Other Night"
b/w "I Do Love You"
|Atco – 45-6243||—||—|
|"Crazy In Love"
b/w Pee Wee
|Teena – 1701||—||—||
|1963||"No Bail In This Jail (Prisoner In Love)"
b/w "Those Words"
|Teena – 1702||126*||—||
|"You're Still My Baby"
b/w "I'm Leaving You"
|Sony – 112||—||—||
|"Blue With A Broken Heart"
b/w "Mind In A Whirl"
|Sonja – 2003||—||—||
b/w "Nobody Loves Me"
|Modern – 1003||107*||—||Soul The Hits|
|"Here's Your Heart"
"Here's Your Heart (Instrumental)"
|Innis – 3000||—||—||Non-album tracks|
|1965||"Peaches 'N' Cream"
b/w "The Biggest Players"
|Modern – 45x1005||36||28||Soul The Hits|
|"(He's Gonna Be) Fine, Fine, Fine"
b/w "How Come"
|Modern – 45x1008||125*||—|
|"I'm So Thankful"
b/w "Don't Feel Sorry For Me"
|Modern – 45x1011||74||12|
|1966||"(Never More) Lonely For You"
b/w "Sally Go Round The Roses"
|Modern – 45xM 1015||122*||—|
|"Not That I Recall"
b/w "Da Doo Ron Ron"
|Modern – 45xM 1024||—||—|
|"What'cha Gonna Do (When I Leave You)"
b/w "Down, Down"
|Phi-Dan – 5009||—||—||Non-album tracks||
b/w "So Blue Over You"
|Innis – 6667||117*||50||So Fine||
|"Make 'Em Wait
b/w "Beauty Is Just Skin Deep"
|Pompeii – 45-66683||—||—||Cussin', Cryin' & Carryin' On||
b/w "Honky Tonk Women"
|Minit – 32087||57||21||In Person||
|1970||"I Want To Take You Higher"
b/w "Contact High"
|Liberty – 56177||34||25||Come Together||
|1971||"Got What It Takes (To Get What I Want)"
b/w "If You Take A Close Look"
|United Artists – 50866||—||—||Non-album tracks|
|1972||"I'm Just Not Ready For Love"
b/w "Two Timin' Double Dealin'"
|United Artists – 51103||—||—|
|*single did not chart on the main chart but was on the Bubbling Under Top LP's.
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart.
Filmography/Selected TV appearances
|Shindig!||Apr. 21, 1965||Robbie Montgomery, Venetta Fields, Jessie Smith|
|Hollywood A Go-Go||Apr. 24, 1965||Robbie Montgomery, Venetta Fields, Jessie Smith|
|American Bandstand||May 1, 1965||Robbie Montgomery, Venetta Fields, Jessie Smith|
|The Big T.N.T Show||1966
(filmed Nov. 29, 1965)
|Pat Arnold (P.P. Arnold)|
|Studio Uno||Mar. 26, 1966||Robbie Montgomery, Venetta Fields, Jessie Smith|
|Goodbye Again||Aug. 18 1968
(filmed Apr 1968)
|Pat Powdrill, Ann Thomas, Jean Brown, Paulette Parker (Maxayn)|
|The Hollywood Palace||Dec. 7, 1968||Esther Jones, Edna Richardson, Claudia Lennear|
|Andy's Love Concert||Marc. 19, 1969||Esther Jones, Edna Richardson, Claudia Lennear|
|The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour||Apr. 13, 1969||Esther Jones, Edna Richardson, Claudia Lennear|
|It's Your Thing||1970||Esther Jones, Jean Brown, Vera Hamilton|
|Playboy After Dark||Feb. 3, 1970
(filmed Dec. 3, 1969)
|Pat Powdrill, Esther Jones,Claudia Lennear|
|The Ed Sullivan Show||Jan 11. 1970||Claudia Lennear, Esther Jones, Stonye Figueroa|
|The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson||Jul. 9, 1970||Esther Jones, Vera Hamilton, Jean Brown|
|Johnny Cash Presents the Everly Brothers||Aug. 5, 1970||Esther Jones, Jean Brown|
|The Andy Williams Show||Sept. 26, 1970||Esther Jones, Vera Hamilton, Jean Brown|
|The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson||Nov. 25, 1970||Esther Jones, Vera Hamilton, Jean Brown|
|Taking Off||1971||Esther Jones, Vera Hamilton, Jean Brown|
|Soul to Soul||1971||Esther Jones, Vera Hamilton, Jean Brown|
|Beat-Club||Feb. 27, 1971||Esther Jones, Vera Hamilton, Jean Brown|
|The Pearl Bailey Show||Mar. 27, 1971||Esther Jones, Vera Hamilton, Jean Brown|
|Rollin' On The River||Mar. 25, 1972||Esther Jones, Jean Brown, Edna Richardson|
|Soul Train||Apr. 22, 1972||Esther Jones, Jean Brown, Edna Richardson|
|The Dick Cavett Show||Oct. 10, 1972||Esther Jones, Edna Richardson|
|The Midnight Special||Feb. 2, 1973||Linda Sims, Linda Shufford-Williams, Alesia Butler|
|The Burns and Schreiber Comedy Hour||Jun. 22, 1973||Alesia Butler|
|The Midnight Special||Nov. 9, 1973||Edna Richardson, Linda Sims, Charlotte Lewis|
|Hits à Gogo||Dec. 14, 1973||Linda Sims, Charlotte Lewis, Debbie Wilson|
|In Concert||Jan. 4, 1974||Linda Sims, Charlotte Lewis, Debbie Wilson|
|The Midnight Special||Feb. 8, 1974||Linda Sims, Charlotte Lewis, Debbie Wilson|
|Don Kirshner's Rock Concert||Mar. 16, 1974||Linda Sims, Stonye Figueroa, Edna Richardson|
|Musikladen||Nov. 14, 1974||Esther Jones, Marcy Thomas (Lyrica Garrett), Yolanda Goodwin|
|Soul Train||Jan. 18, 1975||Esther Jones, Marcy Thomas (Lyrica Garrett), Yolanda Goodwin|
|The Midnight Special||Mar. 7, 1975||Esther Jones, Marcy Thomas (Lyrica Garrett), Edna Richardson|
|Cher||Apr. 27, 1975||Esther Jones, Edna Richardson, Yolanda Goodwin|
|Cher||Oct. 12, 1975||Esther Jones, Edna Richardson, Yolanda Goodwin|
|Van Dyke and Company||Oct. 30, 1975||Esther Jones, Marcy Thomas (Lyrica Garrett), Edna Richardson|
|Poiret est à vous||1975||Esther Jones, Edna Richardson|
|Don Kirshner's Rock Concert||Mar. 12, 1976||Esther Jones, Edna Richardson, Yolanda Goodwin|
Ike Turner's formation of a second group of Ikettes in 1965 caused much annoyance to Robbie Montgomery, Ventta Fields, and Jessie Smith. They also weren't receiving the extra money from their hits so they left the Ike and Tina Turner Revue in late 1965. After trying unsuccessfully to continue using the name the Ikettes under management of Tina Turner's sister, Alline Bullock, they changed their name to "The Mirettes", after the Mirwood label they had signed to. Their single release did not chart and they signed with Revue Records. The stint with Revue proved luckier: their first two singles, "In the Midnight Hour" and "Take Me for a Little While", made impressions. A third single, "First Love", stiffed, as did a single on Minit Records in 1968 entitled "Help Wanted." A shift to Uni Records in 1969 was more fruitful for The Mirettes, but the songs were not big hits. That same year they sang on The Lost Man soundtrack produced by Quincy Jones. Zea Records dropped the raunchy "Ain't My Stuff Good Enough" in 1970. Venetta Fields left the group and was replaced by one-time Ikette Pat Powdrill before they broke up in 1971.
|In The Midnight Hour||Released: 1968
Label: Revue Records
Catalog Number: RS – 7205
Label: Uni Records
Catalog Number: 73062
|Year||Single (A-side, B-side)||Label & Cat #||Peak chart positions||Album|
|US Hot 100||US R&B|
|1966||"He's All Right With Me"
b/w "Your Kind Ain't No Good"
|Mirwood – 5514||—||—||A Little Shot Of Rhythm & Blues|
|1967||"Now That I Found You, Baby"
b/w "He's All Right With Me"
|Mirwood – 5531||—||—||Non-album tracks|
|"In The Midnight Hour"
b/w "To Love Somebody"
|Revue – R 11004||45||18||In The Midnight Hour|
b/w "John's Big Chance" by Huggy's Ork
|Minit – 32045||—||—||Non-album track|
|"The Real Thing"
b/w "Take Me For A Little While"
|Revue – R 11017||—||—||In The Midnight Hour|
|"I'm A Whole New Thing"
b/w "First Love"
|Revue – R 11029||—||—|
|1969||"Stand By Your Man"
b/w "If Everybody'd Help Somebody"
|Uni – 55110||—||—||Whirlpool|
|"Heart Full Of Gladness"
b/w "Ain't You Trying To Cross Over"
|Uni – 55126||—||—|
b/w "Ain't You Trying To Cross Over"
|Uni – 55147||—||—|
|"Sweet Soul Sister"
b/w "Rap, Run It Down"
|Uni – 55161||—||—||The Lost Man|
|1970||"Ain't My Stuff Good Enough"
b/w "The Time And The Season"
|Zea – ZEA 50002||—||—||Non-album tracks|
|"—" denotes a recording that did not chart.|
|1966||"He's All Right With Me"||A Little Shot Of Rhythm & Blues||
|1969||"Sweet Soul Sister"||The Lost Man||
|"Rap, Run It on Down"||
|"Try, Try, Try"||
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