The Marcels

The Marcels

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Cornelius Harp, Ronald Mundy, Gene Bricker, Richard Knauss, Fred Johnson
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The Marcels were a doo-wop group formed in 1959 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with Cornelius Harp (lead), Fred Johnson (bass), Gene Bricker, Ron Mundy, and Richard Knauss. In 1961, Richard Knauss and Gene Bricker left and were replaced by Allen Johnson (brother of Fred) and Walt Maddox. Ron Mundy left the group soon after their departure.

In 1962, Cornelius Harp and Allen Johnson left, and were replaced by Richard Harris and William Herndon.

A brief reunion of the original members took place in 1973 and the group made several recordings in 1975 with original lead vocalist Cornelius Harp.

In 1961 "Blue Moon" sold a million copies and is featured in The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll. The Marcels were inducted into The Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 2002.
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The Marcels Discography

Albums

The Marcels Blue Moon (Album) Pye International UK 1961 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

The Marcels You Are My Sunshine (Single) Colpix Records US 1961 Sell This Version
The Marcels Heartaches (Single) Colpix Records Belgium 1961 Sell This Version
The Marcels Blue Moon (EP) Colpix Records Sweden 1961 Sell This Version
The Marcels Blue Moon / Goodbye To Love (Single) Colpix Records Netherlands 1961 Sell This Version
The Marcels Summertime (Single) Colpix Records UK 1961 Sell This Version
The Marcels Heartaches (EP) Colpix Records Sweden 1961 Sell This Version
The Marcels Merry Twist-Mas (Single) Colpix Records Belgium 1961 Sell This Version
27.052 The Marcels, Oliver And The Twisters The Marcels, Oliver And The Twisters - The Twist(7", EP) Discophon 27.052 Spain 1961 Sell This Version
CPS 860 The Marcels Twist(7", EP) Colpix Records CPS 860 France 1961 Sell This Version
CPS 858 The Marcels Blue Moon(7", EP) Colpix Records CPS 858 France 1961 Sell This Version
C 709 The Marcels Heartaches(7", Single) Colpix Records C 709 Greece 1961 Sell This Version
CPS 859 The Marcels Over The Rainbow(7", EP) Colpix Records CPS 859 France 1961 Sell This Version
CP 04013 The Marcels Over The Rainbow / Summertime(7") Colpix Records CP 04013 Italy 1961 Sell This Version
17.185 The Marcels Teeter Tooter Love(7", EP) Discophon 17.185 Spain 1961 Sell This Version
17.141 The Marcels Blue Moon (7", EP) Colpix Records, Discophon 17.141 Spain 1961 Sell This Version
7N.25114 The Marcels Heartaches(Acetate, 7", S/Sided) Emidisc (3) 7N.25114 UK 1961 Sell This Version
C 712 The Marcels That Old Black Magic(7", Single) Colpix Records C 712 Greece 1961 Sell This Version
The Marcels Friendly Loans / Loves Her The Whole Week Through (Single) Colpix Records US 1962 Sell This Version
The Marcels Twistin Fever (Single) Colpix Records US 1962 Sell This Version
The Marcels Lollipop Baby (Single) Colpix Records US 1962 Sell This Version
The Marcels Hold On (Single) Colpix Records Canada 1962 Sell This Version
The Marcels My Melancholy Baby (Single) Colpix Records New Zealand 1962 Sell This Version
27.102 The Marcels My Melancholy Baby(7", EP) Discophon 27.102 Spain 1962 Sell This Version
The Marcels Don't Turn Your Back On Me (Single) Colpix Records US 1963 Sell This Version