Manhattans

Manhattans

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Soul vocal group from New Jersey, U.S.
Formed as a quintet in 1962, they started recording in 1964 at Carnival Records and then at DeLuxe (2) in the early 70's until 1973 that got signed at Columbia where they charted their biggest hits up to 1986. Still active up until 2010. In 1970 Gerald Alston relaced their lead singer George "Smitty" Smith that died of of a brain tumor two days before his 31st birthday. Richard Taylor (17) left the group in 1976 and they continued as a quartet. In 1988 Gerald Alston left them to pursue his solo career. Their biggest hits are the classic smooth soul ballad "Kiss And Say Goodbye" produced by the prolific Bobby Martin in 1976 and "Shining Star" produced by Leo Graham in 1980. All their original members are deceased except Gerald Alston
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Manhattans Discography

Albums

The Manhattans* Dedicated To You (Album) Carnival Records US 1965 Sell This Version
The Manhattans* Sing For You And Yours (Album) Carnival Records US 1968 Sell This Version
The Manhattans* With These Hands (Album) DeLuxe (2) US 1970 Sell This Version
The Manhattans* A Million To One (Album) DeLuxe (2) US 1972 Sell This Version
Manhattans There's No Me Without You (Album) Columbia US 1973 Sell This Version
Manhattans That's How Much I Love You (Album) Columbia Australia 1974 Sell This Version
The Manhattans* The Manhattans (Album) Columbia UK 1976 Sell This Version
Manhattans It Feels So Good (Album) Columbia UK 1977 Sell This Version
Manhattans There's No Good In Goodbye (Album) Columbia US 1978 Sell This Version
Manhattans Love Talk (Album) Columbia Australia 1979 Sell This Version
Manhattans After Midnight (Album) Columbia US 1980 Sell This Version
AS 899 XSM 168057 Manhattans An Interview Special With Blue Lovett & The Manhattans(LP, Album, Promo) Columbia AS 899 XSM 168057 US 1980 Sell This Version
AG 2306 Manhattans Kiss And Say Goodbye(LP, Album) Halpern Records AG 2306 US 1980 Sell This Version
Manhattans, The* Black Tie (Album) CBS Canada 1981 Sell This Version
FC 37156 The Manhattans* / The Reddings The Manhattans* / The Reddings - Black Tie / Class(LP, MP) Columbia FC 37156 US 1981 Sell This Version
The Manhattans* Forever By Your Side (Album) Columbia Japan 1983 Sell This Version
Manhattans Too Hot To Stop It (Album) Columbia UK 1985 Sell This Version
The Manhattans* Back To Basics (Album) CBS Inc. Japan 1986 Sell This Version
The Manhattans* Sweet Talk (Album) Valley Vue Records US 1989 Sell This Version
HRC-4010-2 Manhattans Now(CD, Album) Hektoen Recording HRC-4010-2 US 1994 Sell This Version
BL8339 Gerald Alston & Blue Lovett*, Manhattans Gerald Alston & Blue Lovett*, Manhattans - ...Even Now...(CD, Album) Beemark Records, Love Lee Records Inc. BL8339 US 2001 Sell This Version
PWSDE 180122 The Manhattans* Men Cry Too(CD, Album) S.D.E.G. Records PWSDE 180122 US 2008 Sell This Version
SBIRD2 0012 CD The Manhattans* The Manhattans & After Midnight(CD, Album, RE + CD, Album, RE) SuperBird SBIRD2 0012 CD UK 2010 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

506 Manhattans There Goes A Fool(7") Carnival Records 506 US 1964 Sell This Version
GW-14 The Manhattans* Just A Little Loving / Beautiful Brown Eyes(7", Single, Promo) Golden World GW-14 US 1964 Sell This Version