L.A. Boppers

L.A. Boppers

The L.A. Boppers started out as a backing band for Side Effect and was originally called "The Be-Bop Band". Augie Johnson, leader of Side Effect, was able to get the first record deal with Fantasy Records in 1978. Members of the band:

Ed Reddick - Bass, Vocals
Robert Griffin - Drums, Vocals
Ed Luna - Guitar, Vocals
Vance Tenort - Percussion, Vocals
Kevin Davis - Keyboards
Stan Martin - Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Dave Grover - Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Chuck Brooke - Tenor, Alto Saxophones
Bob Grieve - Baritone, Soprano Saxophones
John Ervin - Trombone

Augie Johnson - Producer

L.A. Boppers Discography


F-9562 The Boppers* The Boppers(LP, Album) Fantasy F-9562 US 1978 Sell This Version
6337 112 L.A. Boppers L.A. Boppers (Album) Mercury, Mercury 6337 112 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
SRM-1-4006 L.A. Boppers Bop Time ! (Album) Mercury SRM-1-4006 US 1981 Sell This Version
MCA-5281 L.A. Boppers, The* Make Mine Bop! (Album) MCA Records MCA-5281 US 1982 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Fantasy 843 The Boppers* There She Goes Again(7", Single) Fantasy Fantasy 843 US 1978 Sell This Version
MERX 27 L.A. Boppers Be-Bop Dancing Mercury MERX 27 UK 1980 Sell This Version
MERX 12 L.A. Boppers Is This The Best (Bop-Doo-Wah) (Single) Mercury MERX 12 UK 1980 Sell This Version
JUMBO 15 L.A. Boppers / Con Funk Shun L.A. Boppers / Con Funk Shun - Is This The Best / Watching Life / Got To Be Enough(12", Promo, EP) Mercury JUMBO 15 UK 1980 Sell This Version
MER 71 L.A. Boppers La La Means I Love You (Single) Mercury MER 71 UK 1981 Sell This Version
MCA-52045 L.A. Boppers Dog House / How Strong Love Can Be (Single) MCA Records MCA-52045 US 1982 Sell This Version
104 291 L.A. Boppers Where Do The Bop Go? MCA Records 104 291 Europe 1982 Sell This Version

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