Discography

The Moonglows

Champagne 7500 - I Just Can't Tell You No Lie / I've Been Your Dog (Ever Since I've Been Your Man) - 1952
Chance 1147 - Baby Please / Whistle My Love – 1953
Chance 1150 - Just A Lonely Christmas / Hey, Santa Claus – 1953
Chance 1152 - Secret Love / Real Gone Mama – 1954
Chance 1156 - I Was Wrong / Ooh Rockin' Daddy – 1954
Chance 1161 - My Gal / 219 Train – 1954

Chess 1581 - Sincerely / Tempting - 1954

Bobby Lester & The Moonlighters (Duet of Bobby Lester and Harvey Fuqua)

Checker 806 - So All Alone / Shoo Doo-Be Doo – 1954

Checker 813 - Hug And Kiss / New Gal – 1954

The Moonglows

Chess 1589 - Most Of All / She's Gone - 1955

Chess 1605 - Starlite / In Love – 1955

Chess 1611 - In My Diary / Lover, Love Me – 1955

Chess 1619 - We Go Together / Chickie Um Bah - 1956 (One known copy has surfaced in Los Angeles In 1999 pressed in red vinyl)

Chess 1629 - See Saw / When I'm With You – 1956

Chess 1646 - Over And Over Again / I Knew From The Start - 1957 (8189a in the run off area -- slower version of "A" side)

Chess 1646 - Over And Over Again / I Knew From The Start - 1957 (Normal version of "A" side)

Chess 1651 - I'm Afraid The Masquerade Is Over / Don't Say Goodbye – 1957

Chess 1661 - Please Send Me Someone To Love / Mr. Engineer (Bring Her Back To Me) – 1957

Chess 1669 - The Beating Of My Heart / Confess It To Your Heart - 1957

Chess 1681 - Too Late / Here I Am – 1958

Chess 1689 - In The Middle Of The Night / Soda Pop - 1958 Written By Berry Gordy.

Chess 1701 - This Love / Sweeter Than Words – 1958

Harvey & The Moonglows

Chess 1705 - Ten Commandments Of Love* / Mean Old Blues - 1958 *Written By M. Paul (Turned out to be the nine year old son of one of the Chess brothers --- when a number of legal matters were cleared up it turned out that Harvey Fuqua had written the song)

Harvey (Harvey Fuqua)
Chess 1713 - I Want Somebody / Da Da Goo Goo – 1959
Betty & Dupree (Etta James And Harvey Fuqua)
Kent 318 - I Hope You're Satisfied / If It Ain't One Thing – 1959

The Moonglows
Chess 1717 - Love Is A River / I'll Never Stop Wanting You - 1959

After this recording Harvey Fuqua folded The Moonglows -- He met up with The Marquees whose members were Marvin Gaye (Baritone), Reese Palmer (First Tenor), James Nolan (First Tenor) and Chester Simmons (First Tenor / Baritone) and instead of going to Baltimore to complete a Moonglows tour, he and The Marquees went to Chicago . In Chicago they added Chuck Barksdale (Bass) of The Dells to the group and proceeded to cut the next "Moonglows" single.




Harvey

Chess 1725 - Twelve Months Of The Year / Don't Be Afraid Of Love - 1959

Harvey & The Moonglows

Chess 1738 - Mama Loochie* / Unemployment - 1959 *Lead Marvin Gaye. By 1960 the "New" Moonglows dispersed and Harvey Fuqua and Marvin Gaye make their way to Detroit . While in Detroit Harvey marries Gwen Gordy.

Harvey

Chess 1749 - Blue Skies / Ooh, Ouch, Stop! – 1960
Etta And Harvey (Etta James and Harvey Fuqua)
Chess 1760 - If I Can't Have You / My Heart Cries – 1960

The Moonglows
Chess 1770 - Beatnick / Junior – 1960
Etta And Harvey (Etta James and Harvey Fuqua)
Chess 1771 - Spoonful / It's A Crying Shame – 1960

Tri-Phi


1001 – The Spinners - That's What Girls Are Made For / Heebie Jeebies
1002 - Johnnie & Jackie - Carry Your Own Load / So Disappointing
1003 - Lorri Rudolph - Don't Let Them Tell Me (Tell Me Yourself) / Grieving About A Love
1004 – The Spinners - I'm So Glad (Love I Found You) / Sud Duster
1005 - Johnny & Jackie - Someday We'll Be Together / Sho - Don't Play
1006 - Shorty Long - I'll Be Here / Bad Willie
1007 – The Spinners - What Did She Use / Itchin' For My Baby (But I Don't Know What To Scratch
1008 - The Davenport Sisters - You've Got Me Crying Again / Hoy Hoy
1009 - The Jordan Harmonisers - Do You Know Him / I Won't Mind"
1010 – Harvey - Whistling About You / She Loves Me So
1011 - The Merced Blue Notes - Midnite Session (Parts 1 & 2)
1012 – The Challengers - Honey Honey Honey / Stay With Me
1013 – The Spinners - I've Been Hurt / I Got Your Water Boiling Baby
1014 - The Ervin Sisters - Changing Baby / Do It Right
1015 - Shorty Long - I'll Be Here (reissue of #1006) / Too Smart
1016 - Johnny & Jackey - Do You See My Love For You Growing / Carry Your Own Load
1017 – Harvey - She Loves Me So / Any Way You Wanta
1018 - Bobby Smith & The Spinners - She Don't Love Me / Too Young, Too Much, Too Soon
1019 - Johnny & Jackie - Baby Don't Cha Worry / Stop What You're Saying
1020 - The Challengers 3 - Featuring Ann Bogan & Harvey Fuqua - Everday /I Hear An Echo
1021 - Shorty Long - What's The Matter / Going Away
1022 - The Ervin Sisters - Why I Love Him / Every Day's A Holiday
1023 - The Merced Blue Notes - Whole Lotta Nothing / Fragile
1024 – Harvey - Come On And Answer Me / Memories Of You


Bobby Lester & The Moonglows

Chess 1811 - Blue Velvet / Penny Arcade – 1962

The Five Quails (Members Harvey Fuqua, Billy Strawbridge, Harold Sudbury, Curtis Robinson, Art Kirpatrick and James Williams)

Harvey 114 - Been A Long Time / Get To School On Time - 1962

Harvey And Ann (Harvey Fuqua And Ann Bogan)

Harvey 121 - What Can You Do Now / Will I Do - 1962 (This was the last release on the Harvey Label)

The Moonglows

Vee Jay 423 - Secret Love / Real Gone Mama – 1962
Harvey (Formerly Of The Moonglows And The Spinners)

Tri-Phi 1010 - She Loves Me So / Whistling About You – 1962


The Spinners

Tri-Phi 1013 - I've Been Hurt / I Got Your Water Boiling Baby (I'm Gonna Cook Your Goose) – 1962

Harvey

Tri-Phi 1017 - She Loves Me So / (Dance) Any Way You Wanta – 1962

The Spinners

Tri-Phi 1018 - She Don't Love Me / Too Young, Too Much, Too Soon – 1962

Harvey (Formerly Of The Moonglows And The Spinners)

Tri-Phi 1024 - Memories Of You / Come On And Answer Me - 1963 (Around this period Harvey Fuqua links his Tri-Phi operation with that of his Brother In-Law Berry Gordy and takes The Spinners along with him)

The Moonglows

(All the singles listed here from 1964 were from another set of Moonglows formed by Alexander "Pete" Graves including Doc Green (from The Five Crowns on Rainbow Records), George Thorpe and Bearle Easton (Both from The Velvets on Red Robin Records) these are new recordings trying to recreate the old sound)

Lana 130 - Sincerely / Time After Time - 1964

Lana 131 - Most Of All / What A Difference A Day Makes – 1964

Lana 133 - See Saw / Love Is A River – 1964

Lana 134 - We Go Together / Shoo Doo-Be Doo – 1954

Lana 135 - Ten Commandments Of Love / Half A Heart – 1964

Times Square 30 - Baby, Please / I've Got The Right – 1964

Crimson 1003 - My Imagination / Gee – 1964

Lost Nite 275 - Just A Lonely Christmas / Baby Please - 196?

The Nite-Liters (Band formed in 1963 by Harvey Fuqua and Tony Churchill, later expanded to seventeen members with two vocal groups and band. Renamed New Birth Inc. --- of which Ann Bogan (Vocals) and Charlie Hearndon (Guitarist) were members)

RCA Victor 74-0374 - Con-Funk-Shun / Down And Dirty – 1970

RCA Victor 74-0591 - K-Jee / Tanga Boo Gonk – 1971

RCA Victor 74-0591 - Afro-Strut / (We've Got To) Pull Together – 1971

RCA Victor 71-0714 - Cherish Every Precious Moment / I've Got Dreams To Remember – 1972

The Moonglows (Members Harvey Fuqua, Bobby Lester, Alexander "Pete" Graves, Chuck Lewis and Doc Williams)


Big P 101 - Sincerely ' 72 / You've Chosen Me - 1972

RCA Victor 74-0759 - Sincerely / I Was Wrong – 1972

RCA Victor 74-0839 - When I'm With You / You've Chosen Me – 1972

Harvey & The Moonglows

Chess/Protein 21 P21-01 - Ten Commandments Of Love / Ten Commandments Of Beautiful Hair - 197? (promo issue for Protein 21 Shampoo)

The Moonglows

Mello 69 - Just A Lonely Christmas / Hey, Santa Claus - 19??

Harvey & The Moonglows / Bunker Hill

Intermission 584 - Ten Commandments Of Love / Hide And Go Seek (Parts 1 & 2)* - ? *flip by Bunker Hill.


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