Monday, October 18, 2010

Discography Monday

In light of the death of General Johnson, I figured the first discography to feature should obviously be Chairmen of the Board. (This and all future discographies are courtesy of the great site Soulful Kinda Music.)



General Johnson Obituary from the New York Times.


Chairmen Of The Board
Chairmen Of The Board (members General Norman Johnson (born 23-May-1943 in Norfolk, Virginia --- former member of The Showmen), Danny Woods (born 1944 in Atlanta, Georgia), Harrison Kennedy (born in Canada) and Eddie Custis (born Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

Invictus 9074 - Give Me Just A Little More Time / Since The Days Of Pigtails - 1970 
Invictus 9078 - You've Got Me Dangling On A String / I'll Come Crawling - 1970
Invictus 9079 - Everything's Tuesday / Patches* - 1970 *also recorded in 1970 by Clarence Carter
on Atlantic 2748.
Invictus 9081 - Pay To The Piper / Bless You - 1970
Invictus 9086 - Chairmen Of The Board / When Will She Tell Me She Needs Me - 1970
Invictus 9089 - Hanging On To A Memory / Tricked And Trapped - 1970
Invictus 9093 - Savannah Lady / I'm In Love Darling - 1970
Invictus 9099 - Working On A Building Of Love* / Try My Love For Size – 1970 *lead vocals Danny Woods, session: Thelma Hopkins, Joyce Wright (backing female vocals)
Invictus 9103 - Men Are Getting Scarce / Bravo, Hooray - 1970
Invictus 9105 - Elmo James / Bittersweet – 1972

General Johnson
     

Invictus 9106 - All We Need Is Understanding / Savannah Lady – 1972

Chairmen Of The Board (members General Johnson, Danny Woods, Harrison Kennedy and Eddie Custis)

Invictus 9122 - Working On A Building Of Love / Everybody's Got A Song To Sing – 1972

Chairmen Of The Board (members General Johnson, Danny Woods and Harrison Kennedy)

Invictus 9126 - Let Me Down Easy / I Can't Find Myself - 1972
Invictus 1251 - Finders Keepers / Finders Keepers (Instrumental) - 1973
Invictus 1252 - Only Time Will Tell / Only Time Will Tell (Instrumental) - 1973
Invictus 1263 - Life & Death / Live With Me, Love With Me - 1974
Invictus 1268 - Everybody Party All Night / Morning Glory (Instrumental) - 1974
Invictus 1271 - Let's Have Some Fun / Love At First Sight - 1974
Invictus 1276 - Skin I'm In / Love At First Sight – 1975

Chairmen Of The Board (members General Johnson, Danny Woods, ................)

Invictus 1278 - Someone Just Like You / You've Got The Extra Added Power In Your Love – 1976

General Johnson 

Arista 0177 – All In The Family / Ready, Willing And Able – 1976
Arista 0192 – We The People / Keep Keepin’ On – 1976
Arista 0203 – Don’t Walk Away / Temperature Rising (Part 2) – 1976
Arista 0234 – Only Love Can Mend A Broken Heart / Patches – 1977
Arista 0264 – Temperature Rising / Let’s Fool Around – 1977
Arista 0359 – Can’t Nobody Love Me Like You Do / Lies – 1978
Ica 023 - Someone Just Like You / Someone Just Like You – 1978 (Promo Issue)  
Ica 023 – Come On In And Dance* / Someone Just Like You – 1979 *session: Danny Woods.  

Chairmen Of The Board feat. General Norman Johnson 
(members General Johnson, Danny Woods and Ken Knox)

Surfside 800414 - On The Beach / Pretty Women - Hey Baby - 1980

General Johnson and The Chairmen Of The Board (members General Johnson, Danny Woods and Ken Knox)

Surfside 800902 - Carolina Girl / Down At The Beach Club - 1980
Surfside 810216 - Summer Love / Summer Love - 1981
Surfside 820215 - Beach Fever / Bird In The Hand - 1982
Surfside 830113 - Shag Your Brains Out / Shag Your Brains Out - 1983
Surfside 830117 - I'd Rather Be In Carolina / When Can I See You Again - 1983
Surfside 840229 - Lover Boy / Hi Dee Hi Dee Ho - 1984
Surfside 850401 - Love Is What You Make It / Love Is What You Make It - 1985
Surfside 870709 - Don't Walk Away / Forever Together - 1987
Surfside 880209 - A Piece Of Candy / A Piece Of Candy - 1988
Surfside 890214 - Gone Fishin' / X - Rated Love - 1989
Surfside 0401901 - I Wanna Doop Doop Doop Your Doo Wop She Doo Wop / Let The Good Times Roll – 1990

The Chairmen Of The Board (members General Johnson, Danny Woods, Harrison Kennedy and Eddie Custis)

Ripete 103 - Give Me Just A Little More Time / Everything's Tuesday – 1990

General Johnson and The Chairmen Of The Board
(members General Johnson, Danny Woods and Ken Knox)

Surfside 910114 - You Don't Know What Love Is / You Don't Know What Love Is - 1991
Surfside 911119 - Christmas Time Is Here / Christmas Time Is Here - 1991
Surfside 920301 - Boy Toy / Boy Toy - 1992
Surfside 920701 - Alive And Kickin' / Alive And Kickin' – 1992
Discography by Bosko Asanovic with additions by Dav