The Floaters

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The Floaters Formed in 1976, Detroit, Michigan, U.S. by James Mitchell (2) and Marvin Willis, two members of the Detroit Emeralds.
The original line-up comprised of Larry Cunningham (Cancer, tenor vocals), James' brother Paul Mitchell (Leo, baritone vocals), Ralph Mitchell - not related (Aquarius, tenor vocals) and lead singer Charles Clark (Libra, tenor vocals). Larry Cunningham died January 10, 2019, age 67. Paul Mitchell died December 20, 2021.
Enjoyed their only major success with the 1977 single Float On. With a few changes in the line-up they have remained active in the 1980's and 1990's.
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Albums

5020, 1030 H The Floaters — The Floaters The Floaters The Floaters (Album) ABC Records 5020, 1030 H US 1977 Sell This Version
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AA 1047 Magic — The Floaters The Floaters Magic (Album) ABC Records AA 1047 New Zealand 1978 Sell This Version
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5020-3093 Float Into The Future — The Floaters The Floaters Float Into The Future (Album) MCA Records 5020-3093 US 1979 Sell This Version
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WW711 Get Ready For The Floaters & Shu-Ga — The Floaters The Floaters & Shu-Ga The Floaters & Shu-Ga - Get Ready For The Floaters & Shu-Ga(LP, Album) Fee Detroit, WP Records WW711 US 1981 Sell This Version
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Singles & EPs

107 Down By The Seashore — The Floaters Kenny Gamble* And The Floaters Kenny Gamble* And The Floaters - Down By The Seashore (Single) Arctic 107 US 1965 Sell This Version
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F 311 I Am So Glad I Took My Time — The Floaters Floaters* I Am So Glad I Took My Time (Single) ABC Records F 311 US 1976 Sell This Version
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ABCT 4245 You Don't Have To Say You Love Me / Float On — The Floaters The Floaters You Don't Have To Say You Love Me / Float On (Single) ABC Records ABCT 4245 UK 1977 Sell This Version
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YK-841-AB You Don't Have To Say You Love Me — The Floaters The Floaters You Don't Have To Say You Love Me (Single) ABC Records YK-841-AB Japan 1977 Sell This Version
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32585 Float On — The Floaters The Floaters Float On (Single) ABC Records 32585 Argentina 1977 Sell This Version
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6.26-201-017 You Don't Have To Say You Love Me / I Bet You Get The One You Love / Float On / Everything Happens For A Reason — The Floaters The Floaters You Don't Have To Say You Love Me / I Bet You Get The One You Love / Float On / Everything Happens For A Reason(7") ABC Records 6.26-201-017 Brazil 1977 Sell This Version
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YD 501 Dance Down / Float On — The Floaters Kathleen Del Casino / The Floaters Kathleen Del Casino / The Floaters - Dance Down / Float On(7", Jukebox) Derby, ABC Records YD 501 Italy 1977 Sell This Version
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AB-12399 The Time Is Now — The Floaters The Floaters The Time Is Now (Single) ABC Records AB-12399 US 1978 Sell This Version
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6.26-201-024 I Just Want To Be With You — The Floaters The Floaters I Just Want To Be With You (Single) ABC Records 6.26-201-024 Brazil 1978 Sell This Version
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DM-13 Magic (We Thank You) — The Floaters Floaters* Magic (We Thank You) (Single) ABC Records DM-13 US 1978 Sell This Version
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ABS-001 The Floaters Floten / No Necesitas Decir Que Me Amas(7", Single) ABC Records ABS-001 Chile 1978 Sell This Version
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YD 519 You Don't Have To Say You Love Me / La France C'Est L'Amour — The Floaters The Floaters / Kathleen Del Casino The Floaters / Kathleen Del Casino - You Don't Have To Say You Love Me / La France C'Est L'Amour(7", Jukebox) ABC Records, Derby YD 519 Italy 1978 Sell This Version
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1A 006-63172 Levitation — The Floaters The Floaters Levitation (Single) MCA Records 1A 006-63172 Netherlands 1979 Sell This Version
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none For Your Love — The Floaters Floaters* And Shu-Ga Floaters* And Shu-Ga - For Your Love(7") Fee Detroit none US 1980 Sell This Version
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none Get Ready — The Floaters Floaters* & Shu-Ga'* Floaters* & Shu-Ga'* - Get Ready Fee Detroit none US 1981 Sell This Version
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OG 9218 (Hey There) Lonely Girl / Float On — The Floaters Eddie Holman, The Floaters Eddie Holman, The Floaters - (Hey There) Lonely Girl / Float On Old Gold (2) OG 9218 UK 1982 Sell This Version
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BEC5543532 Float On / I've Got My Music — The Floaters The Floaters / Marvin Gaye The Floaters / Marvin Gaye - Float On / I've Got My Music(12", Ltd) Because Music BEC5543532 France 2018 Sell This Version
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Compilations

HMNCD 030 Float On (The Best Of The Floaters) — The Floaters The Floaters Float On (The Best Of The Floaters)(CD, Comp, RE) Half Moon HMNCD 030 UK Unknown Sell This Version

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hughvincento

hughvincento

December 9, 2016
There was a limited 12" on original Uk release in 1977 Any one can put any input

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