The Volumes

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The Volumes (sometimes written as The Volume's) were an American R&B vocal group formed in 1960 in Detroit, Michigan. The group's 1962 single for Chex Records, "I Love You", was a hit in the U.S., peaking at #22 that year on the Billboard Hot 100.[1] The tune was an amalgam of doo wop and Latin beats, and was co-written by bass Ernest Newsom and the group's manager, Willie Ewing.[2] The group recorded further singles for Chex and American Arts but never returned to the charts, remaining archetypical one-hit wonders.


  • Ed Union
  • Elijah Davis
  • Larry Wright
  • Joe Travillion
  • Ernest Newsom
  • Herb Hamlett


  1. ^ Billboard Singles,
  2. ^ Biography,