The Robins

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This Los Angeles vocal group were the forerunners of the Coasters. They began as the Four Bluebirds in 1947, then became the Robins. Ty Terrell, Billy Richards, Roy Richards, and Bobby Nunn were the original members, with Carl Gardner and Grady Chapman adding in 1954. In 1957, Gardner and Nunn departed to form the Coasters. The Robins had two R&B Top Ten hits. "If It's So Baby" was done with the Johnny Otis Band in 1950 for Savoy, while their best-known number, "Smokey Joe's Cafe", was recorded for the LA based SPARK label, as shown here in 1955.
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Albums

WLP 703 The Robins - Rock 'n' Roll with the Robins album art The Robins Rock 'n' Roll with the Robins (Comp, Album) Whippet WLP 703 US 1958 Sell This Version
A 424 The Robins - Dance By The Light Of The Moon album art The Olympics, The Marathons, The Robins The Olympics, The Marathons, The Robins - Dance By The Light Of The Moon (Album) Arvee A 424 US 1961 Sell This Version
SVY 17357 The Robins - Johnny Otis Presents The Robins album art The Robins Johnny Otis Presents The Robins(CD, Album) Savoy Jazz SVY 17357 US 2004 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

45-4010 The Robins - You Sure Look Good To Me / Around About Midnite album art The Robins You Sure Look Good To Me / Around About Midnite (Single) Score (3) 45-4010 US 1949 Sell This Version
3031 The Robins - Don't Like The Way You're Doing / Come Back Baby album art The Robins Don't Like The Way You're Doing / Come Back Baby(Shellac, 10") Aladdin (6) 3031 US 1949 Sell This Version
731 The Robins - Double Crossing Blues / Back Alley Blues album art Johnny Otis Quintette* With The Robins And Little Esther / The Beale St. Gang Johnny Otis Quintette* With The Robins And Little Esther / The Beale St. Gang - Double Crossing Blues / Back Alley Blues Savoy Records 731 US 1950 Sell This Version
121 The Robins - A Falling Star album art Maggie Hathaway With The Robins And 2 Sharps And A Natural Maggie Hathaway With The Robins And 2 Sharps And A Natural - A Falling Star(Shellac, 10") Recorded In Hollywood 121 US 1950 Sell This Version
752 The Robins - I'm Living O.K. / There's Rain In My Eyes album art The Robins, Johnny Otis Quintette The Robins, Johnny Otis Quintette - I'm Living O.K. / There's Rain In My Eyes(10", Single) Savoy Records 752 US 1950 Sell This Version
738 The Robins - There Ain't No Use Beggin' / Our Romance Is Gone album art The Robins With The Johnny Otis Quintette The Robins With The Johnny Otis Quintette - There Ain't No Use Beggin' / Our Romance Is Gone(10") Savoy Records 738 US 1950 Sell This Version
112 The Robins Race Of Man / Bayou Baby Blues(Shellac, 10") Recorded In Hollywood 112 US 1950 Sell This Version
726 The Robins - If I Didn't Love You So / If It's So Baby album art The Robins If I Didn't Love You So / If It's So Baby(10") Savoy Records 726 US 1950 Sell This Version
807 The Robins - Rockin' / That's What The Good Book Says album art Bobby Nunn (2) With The "Robbins"* Bobby Nunn (2) With The "Robbins"* - Rockin' / That's What The Good Book Says(Shellac, 10") Modern Records (2) 807 US 1951 Sell This Version
150 The Robins School Girl Blues / Early Morning Blues(Shellac, 10") Recorded In Hollywood 150 US 1951 Sell This Version
47-5271 The Robins - All Night Baby / Oh Why album art The Robins All Night Baby / Oh Why (Single) RCA 47-5271 US 1953 Sell This Version
47-5434 The Robins - Let's Go To The Dance / How Would You Know album art The Robins Let's Go To The Dance / How Would You Know (Single) RCA Victor 47-5434 US 1953 Sell This Version
47-5564 The Robins - Get It Off Your Mind / Don't Stop Now album art The Robins Get It Off Your Mind / Don't Stop Now(7") RCA Victor 47-5564 US 1953 Sell This Version
20-5489 The Robins - Ten Days In Jail / Empty Bottles album art The Robins Ten Days In Jail / Empty Bottles(Shellac, 10") RCA Victor 20-5489 US 1953 Sell This Version
45X103 The Robins - Riot In Cell Block # 9 / Wrap It Up album art The Robins Riot In Cell Block # 9 / Wrap It Up (Single) Spark Record Co. 45X103 US 1954 Sell This Version
45x106 The Robins - I Made A Vow / Double Crossin Baby album art The Robins I Made A Vow / Double Crossin Baby Crown Records (2) 45x106 US 1954 Sell This Version
45x 107 The Robins - Loop De Loop Mambo / Framed album art The Robins Loop De Loop Mambo / Framed (Single) Spark Record Co. 45x 107 US 1954 Sell This Version
45-X120 The Robins - All I Do Is Rock / Key To My Heart album art The Robbins* All I Do Is Rock / Key To My Heart(7", Single) Crown Records (2) 45-X120 US 1954 Sell This Version
110 The Robins - Whadaya Want? / If Teardrops Were Kisses album art The Robins Whadaya Want? / If Teardrops Were Kisses (Single) Spark Record Co. 110 US 1955 Sell This Version
45-6059 The Robins - Smokey Joe's Cafe album art The Robins Smokey Joe's Cafe (Single) Spark Record Co. 45-6059 US 1955 Sell This Version
116 The Robins - The Hatchet Man / I Must Be Dreamin album art The Robins The Hatchet Man / I Must Be Dreamin (Single) Spark Record Co. 116 US 1955 Sell This Version
45x113 The Robins - One Kiss / I Love Paris album art The Robins One Kiss / I Love Paris(7", Single) Spark Record Co. 45x113 US 1955 Sell This Version