Chairmen Of The Board

Chairmen Of The Board

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American soul music vocal group, active mostly in the 1970's and still touring.
When Holland-Dozier-Holland left Motown in 1967 to establish their own Invictus/Hot Wax (4) group of record labels, General Johnson was teamed with Eddie Custis, Danny Woods (3) & Canadian born Harrison Kennedy as the new company's flagship act, under the appropriate name "Chairmen of the Board". Custis left the group after their second album.
Although they all had a turn at lead vocals, Johnson's voice is lead on their biggest hit, "Give Me Just a Little More Time", released in December 1969, with one million sales confirmed in May 1970. Johnson's quirky hiccup-laden style and his songwriting became increasingly showcased into the 70's, although the band's second biggest hit, "Pay To The Piper" featured a lead vocal by Danny Woods.
The Chairmen of the Board were inducted into the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame in 1999.
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Chairmen Of The Board Discography

Albums

5C 062 91453 Chairmen Of The Board The Chairmen Of The Board (Album) Invictus 5C 062 91453 Netherlands 1970 Sell This Version
SKAO-7304 Chairmen Of The Board In Session (Album) Invictus SKAO-7304 US 1970 Sell This Version
ST-9801 Chairmen Of The Board Bittersweet (Album) Invictus ST-9801 US 1972 Sell This Version
INV 65868 Chairmen Of The Board Skin I'm In (Album) Invictus INV 65868 Spain 1974 Sell This Version
SR 1001 General Johnson And The Chairmen* Also Featuring Danny Woods (3) General Johnson And The Chairmen* Also Featuring Danny Woods (3) - Success(LP, Album) Surfside Records SR 1001 US 1980 Sell This Version
SR 1003 General Johnson, The Chairmen* General Johnson, The Chairmen* - A Gift Of Beach Music(LP) Surfside Records SR 1003 US 1983 Sell This Version
SR 1007 CD General Johnson, Chairmen Of The Board General Johnson, Chairmen Of The Board - The Music(CD) Surfside Records SR 1007 CD US 1987 Sell This Version
SR 1009 General Johnson & Chairmen Of The Board General Johnson & Chairmen Of The Board - Alive And Kickin'(CD, Album) Surfside Records SR 1009 US 1990 Sell This Version
SUR 4168-4 General Johnson And Chairmen Of The Board General Johnson And Chairmen Of The Board - What Goes Around Comes Around (Album) Surfside Records SUR 4168-4 US 1993 Sell This Version
NEM CD 982 Chairmen Of The Board The Chairmen Of The Board / In Session (Album, Comp) Sequel Records NEM CD 982 UK 1999 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Is 9078 Chairmen Of The Board (You've Got Me) Dangling On A String / I'll Come Crawling (Single) Invictus Is 9078 US 1970 Sell This Version
Is-9074 Chairmen Of The Board Give Me Just A Little More Time (Single) Invictus Is-9074 US 1970 Sell This Version
5C 006-91 724, 5C 006-91724 M General Johnson Featuring Chairmen Of The Board General Johnson Featuring Chairmen Of The Board - Everything's Tuesday / Patches (Single) Invictus 5C 006-91 724, 5C 006-91724 M Netherlands 1970 Sell This Version
INV 504, YINV 504 Chairmen Of The Board You've Got Me Dangling On A String (Single) Invictus INV 504, YINV 504 Scandinavia 1970 Sell This Version
INV 511 Chairmen Of The Board Pay To The Piper (Single) Invictus INV 511 UK 1970 Sell This Version
INV 507 Chairmen Of The Board Everything's Tuesday (Single) Invictus INV 507 UK 1970 Sell This Version
Is-9081 Chairmen Of The Board Pay To The Piper / Bless You (Single) Invictus Is-9081 US 1970 Sell This Version
Is-9074 Chairmen Of The Board Give Me Just A Little More Time(7") Invictus Is-9074 US 1970 Sell This Version
Is-9103 Chairmen Of The Board Men Are Getting Scarce Invictus Is-9103 US 1971 Sell This Version
Is 9089 Chairmen Of The Board Tricked & Trapped (By A Tricky Trapper) / Hanging On (To) A Memory Invictus Is 9089 US 1971 Sell This Version
Is-9099 Chairmen Of The Board Working On A Building Of Love (Single) Invictus Is-9099 US 1971 Sell This Version
INV 516 Chairmen Of The Board Chairman Of The Board (Single) Invictus INV 516 UK 1971 Sell This Version
INV 516 Chairmen Of The Board Chairmen Of The Board(7") Invictus INV 516 UK 1971 Sell This Version
3C 006-92738 Chairmen Of The Board Pay To The Piper / Give Me Just A Little More Time(7") Invictus 3C 006-92738 Italy 1971 Sell This Version
Is-9105 Chairmen Of The Board Elmo James (Single) Invictus Is-9105 US 1972 Sell This Version

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jdank.firth

jdank.firth

July 17, 2015
Chairmen of the Board: Holland and Dozier uniting with General Johnson created some of the most influential sounds in soul music ever recorded. Their first two albums "Chairmen of the Board" & "In Session" are in my constant rotation of all time favorite albums. "In Session" is my favorite album, being just marvelous from start to finish. It's Contains so many hits like, "Chairmen of the Board" "All We Need Is Understanding" "Patches" "Hanging on to a Memory" & "Children of Today". Every song by Chairmen of the board is at least a 3 star hit with well over 80% being 4 or 5 stars. All things stated are of course my opinion but if you haven't heard "CotB" you will not be disappointed. A+ 5/5 "It's gonna be alright, with a little more understanding, cause things go bett-er with love & understanding" -Chairmen of the Board

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