Bobbie Smith And The Dream Girls

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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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Singles & EPs

45-3085 Bobbie Smith & The Dream Girls - Wanted / Mr. Fine album art Bobbie Smith And The Dream Girls* Wanted / Mr. Fine(7", Single) Bigtop 45-3085 US 1961 Sell This Version
Bobbie Smith & The Dream Girls - The Duchess Of Earl album art Bobbie Smith And The Dream Girls* The Duchess Of Earl (Single) Bigtop US 1962 Sell This Version
Bobbie Smith & The Dream Girls - Here Comes Baby album art Bobbie Smith And The Dream Girls* Here Comes Baby (Single) BigTop US 1962 Sell This Version
Bobbie Smith & The Dream Girls - Now He's Gone album art Bobbie Smith And The Dream Girls* Now He's Gone Bigtop US 1962 Sell This Version

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