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Billy Ward and His Dominoes

Billy Ward and His Dominoes
Aliases
Billy Ward and The Dominoes
The Dominoes
Country
United States
Comments
R&B harmonic vocal group
Members
Clyde McPhatter Lead vocalist (1950-1953)
Jackie Wilson Lead vocalist (1953-1957)
Billy Ward Founder and non-singing leader
Johnny Oliver

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Originals

Title Performer Release date Covered by
December 1950 York Brothers
December 1950 (5 artists)
April 1952 (12 artists)
December 1952 Lil' Mo and The Dynaflos
March 1951 (44 artists)
June 1956 (4 artists)
February 1952 (3 artists)
December 1952 (3 artists)

Covers by Billy Ward and His Dominoes

Title Performer Release date Originally by
A Little Lie Billy Ward and His Dominoes April 1954 Unverified
1957 Ethel Waters
August 1957 Paul Whiteman and His Concert Orchestra, Larry Clinton and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Bea Wain
January 1951 Roy Fox and His Orchestra
1957 Bing Crosby
June 1954 Eddy Arnold, The Tennessee Plowboy and His Guitar
April 1958 Jan & Arnie
July 1955 Joe Valino - Gene Kutch Orchestra
June 1954 Kitty Kallen - Orchestra directed by Jack Pleis
June 1954 Gene Austin
July 1955 Bob Chester and His Orchestra
1957 Walter Catlett
October 1965 Emily Laurey, (unknown)
September 5, 1955 Judy Garland
October 1953 Tony Bennett with Percy Faith and His Orchestra
1957 Walter Huston
April 1957 Hoagy Carmichael & His Pals, Bing Crosby
1957 Prince's Band
April 1953 Dorothy Dickson
June 1954 Frank Sinatra with Orchestra conducted by Nelson Riddle
October 1965 Kay Kyser and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Harry Babbitt and The Campus Kids
1957 (unknown)
February 1952 Ceelle Burke and Rhythmettes

Releases

Albums

Singles

Title Performer Release date Label
Chicken Blues The Dominoes December 1950 Federal [US2]
Deep Purple Billy Ward and His Dominoes August 1957 Liberty
Give Me You Billy Ward and His Dominoes September 5, 1955 King
Harbor Lights The Dominoes January 1951 Federal [US2]
Have Mercy Baby The Dominoes April 1952 Federal [US2]
I Really Don't Want to Know Billy Ward and His Dominoes June 1954 King
Jennie Lee Billy Ward and His Dominoes April 1958 Liberty
Learnin' the Blues Billy Ward and His Dominoes July 1955 King
O Holy Night Billy Ward and His Dominoes October 1965 King
Rags to Riches Billy Ward and His Dominoes October 1953 King
Sixty Minute Man The Dominoes March 1951 Federal [US2]
Star Dust Billy Ward and His Dominoes April 1957 Liberty
St. Therese of the Roses Billy Ward and The Dominoes June 1956 Decca
That's What You're Doing to Me The Dominoes February 1952 Federal [US2]
The Bells Billy Ward and The Dominoes December 1952 Federal [US2]
These Foolish Things Remind Me of You Billy Ward and His Dominoes April 1953 Federal [US2]
Three Coins in the Fountain Billy Ward and His Dominoes June 1954 King