Little Anthony & The Imperials

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Inducted into Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 2009 (Performer). Jerome “Little Anthony" Gourdine was born on January 8, 1941, to Victoria Stafford and Thomas Elliot Gourdine. He grew up in the Fort Greene Housing Project in Brooklyn, New York, and attended Boys High School. While in high school, Gourdine and his friends created a doo-wop group called, "The Duponts" In 1957, Gourdine joined a new group called the, The Chesters, as the lead vocalist. The group recorded, “Tears on My Pillow,” which became an instant success. The Chesters, changed their name to Little Anthony & The Imperials, in 1959, and released their second hit single, “Shimmy, Shimmy, Ko-Ko-Bop,” which sold one million records.
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END LP 303, END 303 Little Anthony & The Imperials - We Are The Imperials Featuring Little Anthony album art Little Anthony & The Imperials We Are The Imperials Featuring Little Anthony (Album, Comp) End, End END LP 303, END 303 US 1959 Sell This Version
LP 311 Little Anthony & The Imperials - Shades Of The 40's album art Little Anthony & The Imperials Shades Of The 40's(LP, Album, Mono) End LP 311 US 1960 Sell This Version
T-91175 Little Anthony & The Imperials - I'm On The Outside (Looking In) album art Little Anthony And The Imperials* I'm On The Outside (Looking In) (Album) DCP International T-91175 US 1964 Sell This Version
DCS 6808 Little Anthony & The Imperials - Goin' Out Of My Head album art Little Anthony And The Imperials* Goin' Out Of My Head (Album) DCP International DCS 6808 Canada 1965 Sell This Version
VP 13513 Little Anthony & The Imperials - Payin' Our Dues album art Anthony & The Imperials* Payin' Our Dues (Album) Veep VP 13513 US 1966 Sell This Version
VPS 16514 Little Anthony & The Imperials - Reflections album art Anthony And The Imperials* Reflections (Album) Veep VPS 16514 US 1967 Sell This Version
VPS 16516 Little Anthony & The Imperials - Movie Grabbers album art Anthony & The Imperials* Movie Grabbers (Album) Veep VPS 16516 US 1967 Sell This Version
UAS-6720 Little Anthony & The Imperials - Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind album art Little Anthony And The Imperials* Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind (Album) United Artists Records UAS-6720 Canada 1969 Sell This Version
AV-11012-598 Little Anthony & The Imperials - On A New Street album art Little Anthony & The Imperials On A New Street (Album) Avco AV-11012-598 US 1973 Sell This Version
AV-69007-698 Little Anthony & The Imperials - Hold On! album art Little Anthony & The Imperials Hold On! (Album) Avco AV-69007-698 Venezuela 1975 Sell This Version
RMB 45035 Little Anthony & The Imperials - Hot Pastrami album art Little Anthony & The Imperials, Joey Dee & The Starliters Little Anthony & The Imperials, Joey Dee & The Starliters - Hot Pastrami(Cass, Album) Remember RMB 45035 Portugal 1992 Sell This Version
1996 Little Anthony & The Imperials - LIVE: Up Close & Personal (40th Anniversary Edition) album art Little Anthony & The Imperials LIVE: Up Close & Personal (40th Anniversary Edition)(CD, Album) EMM 1996 US 1996 Sell This Version
AVK-11012 Little Anthony & The Imperials - On A New Street album art Little Anthony & The Imperials On A New Street(CD, Album) Unidisc AVK-11012 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
FCS-9107 Little Anthony & The Imperials - Little Anthony & The Imperials album art Little Anthony & The Imperials Little Anthony & The Imperials(LP) Parliament Records (8) FCS-9107 Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

E-1027 Little Anthony & The Imperials - Tears On My Pillow / Two People In The World album art The Imperials* Tears On My Pillow / Two People In The World (Single) End E-1027 US 1958 Sell This Version
E-1036 Little Anthony & The Imperials - So Much / Oh Yeah album art Little Anthony And The Imperials* So Much / Oh Yeah (Single) End E-1036 US 1958 Sell This Version
END 1038 Little Anthony & The Imperials - The Diary album art Little Anthony And The Imperials* The Diary(7") End END 1038 US 1958 Sell This Version
45-JAR-256 Little Anthony & The Imperials - Shimmy, Shimmy, Ko-Ko-Bop album art Little Anthony And The Imperials* Shimmy, Shimmy, Ko-Ko-Bop (Single) End 45-JAR-256 UK 1959 Sell This Version
END 1039 Little Anthony & The Imperials - Wishful Thinking album art Little Anthony And The Imperials* Wishful Thinking (Single) End END 1039 US 1959 Sell This Version
E-1047 Little Anthony & The Imperials - A Prayer And A Juke Box / River Path album art Little Anthony And The Imperials* A Prayer And A Juke Box / River Path (Single) End E-1047 US 1959 Sell This Version
END 1053 Little Anthony & The Imperials - I'm Alright / So Near And Yet So Far album art Little Anthony And The Imperials* I'm Alright / So Near And Yet So Far (Single) End END 1053 US 1959 Sell This Version
R-4 Little Anthony & The Imperials - Battle Of The Groups Round IV album art Little Anthony & The Imperials, Sam Hawkins / The Dubs, Jo Ann Campbell Little Anthony & The Imperials, Sam Hawkins / The Dubs, Jo Ann Campbell - Battle Of The Groups Round IV(7", EP) End R-4 US 1959 Sell This Version
R - 10 Little Anthony & The Imperials - Battle Of The Groups Round X album art The Flamingos, Jo Ann Campbell, The Dubs, Little Anthony & The Imperials The Flamingos, Jo Ann Campbell, The Dubs, Little Anthony & The Imperials - Battle Of The Groups Round X(7", EP) End R - 10 US 1959 Sell This Version
R-9 Little Anthony & The Imperials - Battle Of The Groups Round IX album art The Chantels, The Flamingos, Little Anthony & The Imperials, The Temptations (2) The Chantels, The Flamingos, Little Anthony & The Imperials, The Temptations (2) - Battle Of The Groups Round IX(7", EP) End R-9 US 1959 Sell This Version
R-2 Little Anthony & The Imperials - Battle Of The Groups Round II album art The Dubs, Richard Barrett (5) / Little Anthony & The Imperials, The Flamingos The Dubs, Richard Barrett (5) / Little Anthony & The Imperials, The Flamingos - Battle Of The Groups Round II(7", EP) End R-2 US 1959 Sell This Version