The Dells

The Dells

Soul - doo-wop - funk - disco male vocal group

Formed in 1952, Harvey, Illinois. U.S.
Their career spanned more than four decades.
Their vocal leaders were the falsetto singer Johnny Carter and baritone singer Marvin Junior.
Initially they were called The El-Rays
Their first hit was in 1956, "Oh What A Night" at Vee Jay Records.
Late 50's they had some line-up exchanges with the doo-wop vocal groups The Moonglows and The Flamingos.
After two albums at Vee Jay Records they were signed at Cadet in mid 60's where they released a dozen albums until 1975.
After Cadet they released eight more albums at various labels like Mercury, ABC Records, 20th Century Fox Records, Private I Records, Veteran Records, Philadelphia International Records, Volt and Devine Records up untill 2002.
Inducted into Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 2004 (Performer).

The Dells Discography


VJSLP 1141 The Dells It's Not Unusual (Album) Vee Jay Records VJSLP 1141 US 1965 Sell This Version
LPS-822 The Dells The Dells Musical Menu / Always Together (Album) Cadet Records LPS-822 US 1968 Sell This Version
LPS 804 The Dells There Is (Album) Cadet Records LPS 804 US 1968 Sell This Version
CRLS.4555 The Dells Love Is Blue (Album) Cadet Records CRLS.4555 UK 1969 Sell This Version
LPS-837 The Dells Like It Is Like It Was (Album) Cadet Records LPS-837 US 1969 Sell This Version
RL-39-0 Jimmy Cliff / The Dells Jimmy Cliff / The Dells - Wonderful World Beautiful People(LP, Mono, Transcription) AFRTS (Armed Forces Radio & Television Service) RL-39-0 US 1970 Sell This Version
CA 50004, CA-50004 The Dells Freedom Means.... (Album) Cadet Records, Cadet Records CA 50004, CA-50004 US 1971 Sell This Version
CA 50021 The Dells Sweet As Funk Can Be (Album) Cadet Records CA 50021 US 1972 Sell This Version
304.1029 The Dells The Dells Sing Dionne Warwicke's Greatest Hits (Album) Cadet Records 304.1029 Brazil 1972 Sell This Version
BLPS 19157 The Dells Give Your Baby A Standing Ovation (Album) Cadet Records BLPS 19157 Germany 1973 Sell This Version
CA 50046 The Dells The Dells (Album) Cadet Records CA 50046 US 1973 Sell This Version
CADJ-3 The Dells The Dells(LP, Album, Promo, Smplr) Cadet Records CADJ-3 US 1973 Sell This Version
9109 100 The Dells The Mighty Mighty Dells (Album) Cadet Records 9109 100 UK 1973 Sell This Version
CA 60027 The Dells / The Dramatics The Dells / The Dramatics - The Dells Vs. The Dramatics (Album) Cadet Records CA 60027 US 1974 Sell This Version
VJS 7305 The Dells In Concert(LP, Album) VJ International VJS 7305 UK 1974 Sell This Version
SRM-1-1059 The Dells We Got To Get Our Thing Together (Album) Cadet Records SRM-1-1059 Canada 1975 Sell This Version
6338 684 The Dells No Way Back (Album) Mercury 6338 684 Netherlands 1976 Sell This Version
MC8-1-1145 The Dells They Said It Couldn't Be Done, But We Did It! (Album) Mercury MC8-1-1145 US 1977 Sell This Version
SRM-1-3711 The Dells Love Connection (Album) Mercury SRM-1-3711 US 1977 Sell This Version
VJLP 1010 The Dells Oh, What A Nite (Album) Overseas Records VJLP 1010 US 1959 Sell This Version
AA-1100 Dells* New Beginnings(LP, Album) ABC Records AA-1100 US 1978 Sell This Version
AA-1113 The Dells Face To Face (Album) ABC Records AA-1113 US 1979 Sell This Version
T-618 The Dells I Touched A Dream (Album) 20th Century Fox Records T-618 Canada 1980 Sell This Version
T-633 The Dells Whatever Turns You On (Album) 20th Century Fox Records T-633 US 1981 Sell This Version
BFZ 39309 The Dells One Step Closer (Album) Private I Records BFZ 39309 US 1984 Sell This Version