Mel Collins (2)

Mel Collins (2)

Real Name:
Melvin L. Collins
Profile:
Songwriter and label owner. Married Jo Armstead after she moved to Chicago from New York. Together, they founded Giant Enterprises Inc. (also known as Giant Productions) in 1967. The production team both leased records to larger firms and put out records on their own labels Giant Records (3), Gamma (11), and Globe Records (8). Their best successes were productions leased to other labels, most notably with Ruby Andrews, Shirley Wahls, and Garland Green. Also started the publishing company Colfam Music, Inc..
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Mel Collins (2) Discography

Writing & Arrangement

KENT 019 Various You Played On A Player Various - Pure Soul(LP, Comp) Kent Records KENT 019 UK 1984 Sell This Version

Production

Bobby Hutton Bobby Hutton - That's How Heartaches Are Made / Ooo Baby (Single) Blue Rock US 1968 Sell This Version
Garland Green Garland Green - Ain't That Good Enough (Single) Revue Records (2) US 1968 Sell This Version
Garland Green Garland Green - You Played On A Player / Mr. Misery (Single) Revue Records (2) US 1968 Sell This Version
GT-710 Jo Armstead Jo Armstead - I've Been Turned On / I'm Gonna Show You (How A Man Is Supposed To Be Treated)(7", Single) Giant Records (3) GT-710 US 1968 Sell This Version
B-4059 Shirley Wahls And Spouse* Shirley Wahls And Spouse* - Cry Myself To Sleep / Prove It Everyday(7") Blue Rock B-4059 US 1968 Sell This Version
GT-705 Fenton Robinson Fenton Robinson - You're Cracking Me Up / I Put My Baby In High Society(7", Single) Giant Records (3) GT-705 US 1968 Sell This Version
GT-711 Shirley Wahls Shirley Wahls - Tell The Truth / Half A Man(7", Single) Giant Records (3) GT-711 US 1968 Sell This Version
40657 Bobby Hutton Bobby Hutton - I've Got A Memory / I Can't Stand A Woman Two Timing A Man(7", Single) Philips 40657 US 1969 Sell This Version
Shirley Wahls Shirley Wahls - Half A Man / Don't Destroy Me Smash Records (4) US 1969 Sell This Version
Garland Green Don't Think That I'm A Violent Guy Garland Green - Don't Think That I'm A Violent Guy (Single) UNI Records US 1969 Sell This Version
Bobby Hutton Bobby Hutton - Come See What's Left Of Me / Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye Philips US 1969 Sell This Version
KENT 042 Various Ain't That Good Enough Various - Brain Stormers(LP, Comp) Kent Records KENT 042 UK 1985 Sell This Version