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The Dream Girls, female R&B vocal quartet, are probably one of Detroit, Michigan's best kept secrets when it comes to girl groups of the 50’s and 60’s. While they cranked out 10 singles between 1959 and 1965, they stood in the shadows of hit-makers like the Supremes, the Shirelles, the Marvelettes, and the plethora of girl groups that hit the scene during this early era of Doo Wop, R&B, and Soul. Discovered by Irving Micahnik and Harry Balk of Artists, Inc. based in Detroit, the group was made up of four young girls that included Bobbie Smith (Elma Holman), her sister Sheena Carson (Genever Holman), Kay Green (Kay Hemphill), and Tina LaGora (Tina Green). Bobbie and Kay were 18 years old when the group started, and Sheena and Tina were 21. Bobbie sang lead as she had the best voice and the most versatility in the group. Balk and Micahnik wasted no time recording the girls. At the time, Balk managed Little Willie John and Kenny Martin, and created the Twirl Records label in order to get 1000 singles pressed and distributed locally in a hurry.
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Bobbie Smith & The Dream Girls - Only In America East Coast Teen-Rock 1959-1968 album art Various Mr. Fine (as Bobbie Smith And The Dream Girls) Various - Only In America East Coast Teen-Rock 1959-1968 (Comp) Capitol Records Europe 1981 Sell This Version
Bobbie Smith & The Dream Girls - Only In America East Coast Rock 1959-1968 album art Various Mr. Fine (as Bobbie Smith And The Dream Girls) Various - Only In America East Coast Rock 1959-1968 (Comp) Capitol Records US 1985 Sell This Version
TR-CD 6000 Bobbie Smith & The Dream Girls - Rockin' Boppin' Girls Vol. 2 album art Various Now He's Gone (as Bobbie Smith) and 3 more… Various - Rockin' Boppin' Girls Vol. 2(CD, Comp) Titanic Records (4) TR-CD 6000 Italy 1994 Sell This Version
DGS-101 Bobbie Smith & The Dream Girls - Dynamite Vocal Group Sounds Vol. 1 : 26 Explosive Group Harmony Sides! album art Various Mine All Mine Various - Dynamite Vocal Group Sounds Vol. 1 : 26 Explosive Group Harmony Sides!(CD, Comp) Dynamite Records (17) DGS-101 Germany 1995 Sell This Version
DAY3CD030 Bobbie Smith & The Dream Girls - He's A Rebel - The Girl Groups Of The 60's album art Various The Duchess Of Earl Various - He's A Rebel - The Girl Groups Of The 60's(3xCD, Comp) One Day Music DAY3CD030 Europe 2013 Sell This Version
DAY2CD198 Bobbie Smith & The Dream Girls - High Voltage, The Big Top Records Story album art Various Your Lovey Dovey Ways Various - High Voltage, The Big Top Records Story(2xCD, Comp) One Day Music DAY2CD198 Europe 2013 Sell This Version
DAY3CD044 Bobbie Smith & The Dream Girls - Snap Your Fingers - The Barry Records Story 1960-1962 album art Various The Duchess Of Earl (as Bobbie Smith And The Dream Girls) Various - Snap Your Fingers - The Barry Records Story 1960-1962(3xCD, Comp) One Day Music DAY3CD044 UK & Europe 2013 Sell This Version
SOUL023 Bobbie Smith & The Dream Girls - The Motor City Scrap Book - Detroit Soul 1960-1963 album art Various Mr. Fine and 1 more… Various - The Motor City Scrap Book - Detroit Soul 1960-1963(2xCD, Comp) History Of Soul SOUL023 UK 2015 Sell This Version
0028 Bobbie Smith & The Dream Girls - Pam Record Vol.2 album art Various Now He's Gone Various - Pam Record Vol.2(LP, Comp, Unofficial, Pop) Lapp 0028 Belgium Unknown Sell This Version
0030 Bobbie Smith & The Dream Girls - Line Record Vol. 2 album art Various Here Comes Baby Various - Line Record Vol. 2(LP, Comp, Unofficial, Pop) LAPP 0030 Belgium Unknown Sell This Version
RTRCD7 Bobbie Smith & The Dream Girls - Northern Soul (4 CD - The Early Years - Volume Two 100 Classic & Rare Tracks) album art Various Wanted Various - Northern Soul (4 CD - The Early Years - Volume Two 100 Classic & Rare Tracks)(4xCD, Comp, RM) Reel To Reel Music Company RTRCD7 UK Unknown Sell This Version
RTMCD-5402 Bobbie Smith & The Dream Girls - Discovered - Volume Two album art Various Dutchess Of Earl Various - Discovered - Volume Two(CD, Comp) Recollect Music RTMCD-5402 Spain Unknown Sell This Version

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