LES COOPER





NORTH-AMERICAN SINGLES

HARLEM 2325 THE EMPIRES (feat. Les Cooper, lead on a-side) My Baby, My Baby / Corn Whiskey1954 US
HARLEM 2333 THE EMPIRES, FEATURING JOHNNY ACE JR (feat. Les Cooper) Magic Mirror / Make Me Or Break Me4/1955 US
HARLEM 2334 LIGHTNIN' JUNIOR & THE EMPIRES (feat. Les Cooper; Lightnin' Jr=Champion Jack Dupree) Somebody Changed The Lock / Ragged And Hungry5/1955 US
WING 90023 THE EMPIRES (feat. Les Cooper, lead on b-side with Bobby Dunn) I Want To Know / Shirley8/1955 US
MERCURY 70747 THE PRESTOS (feat. Les Cooper) Looking For Love / 'Til We Meet Again11/1955 US
WING 90050 THE EMPIRES (feat. Les Cooper) Tell Me Pretty Baby / By The Riverside12/1955 US
WING 90080 THE EMPIRES (feat. Les Cooper) My First Discovery / Don't Touch My Gal5/1956 US
WHIRLIN' DISC 104 THE EMPIRES (feat. Les Cooper) Whispering Heart / Linda12/1956 US
WHIRLIN' DISC 108 THE WHIRLERS (feat. Les Cooper) Magic Mirror / Tonight And Forever5/1957 US
AMP 3 THE EMPIRES (feat. Les Cooper) If I'm A Fool / Zippety Zip1957 US
PORT 108 THE WHIRLERS (feat. Les Cooper) Magic Mirror / Tonight And Forever   (reissue)5/1961 US
EVERLAST 5016 LES COOPER & THE SOUL ROCKERS Twistin' (One More Time) / Dig Yourself1961 US
EVERLAST 5019 LES COOPER & THE SOUL ROCKERS Wiggle Wobble / Dig Yourself
(a-side Billboard/pop #22)
1962 US
BARRY B-3141X LES COOPER & THE SOUL ROCKERS Wiggle Wobble / Dig Yourself1962 CAN
EVERLAST 5023 LES COOPER & THE SOULROCKERS Garbage Can / Bossa Nova Dance1963 CAN 
BARRY B-3189X LES COOPER & THE SOULROCKERS Garbage Can / Bossa Nova Dance1963 US
DIMENSION 1023 LES COOPER & THE SOUL ROCKERS Motor City / Swobblin'1963 US
ENJOY 1011 LES & GLORIA (feat. Les Cooper & Gloria Ford) Twisting One More Time / Peter Piper1963 US
ENJOY 2024 LES COOPER & THE SOUL ROCKERS Owee Baby / Let's Do The Boston Monkey1965 US
ENJOY 2029 LES COOPER & THE SOUL ROCKERS Stay Loose / Hallelujah1965 US
ARRAWAK P 1008 LES COOPER & THE SOUL ROCKERS I Can Do The Soul Jerk / At The World's Fair1965 US
SAMAR S-114 LES COOPER & THE SOUL ROCKERS Skatin' With Bill / Wahoo1966 US
ATCO 6644 LES COOPER & THE SOUL ROCKERS FEATURING GUY TURNER Gonna Have A Lot Of Fun / Thank God For You1969 US
SUSSEX 202 LES COOPER & THE SOUL ROCKERS The Hawk (Part 1) / The Hawk (Part 2)1970 US




NON-AMERICAN SINGLES

STATESIDE SS 142 LES COOPER & THE SOUL ROCKERS   Wiggle Wobble / Dig Yourself  1962 UK
STATESIDE KSS 3002 LES COOPER & THE SOUL ROCKERS Wiggle Wobble / Dig Yourself1962 SWE
STATESIDE KSS 3002  LES COOPER & THE SOUL ROCKERS Wiggle Wobble / Dig Yourself1962 FIN




ALBUMS

EVERLAST ELP-202 LES COOPER & THE SOUL ROCKERS: WIGGLE WOBBLE  (LP)
Popeye Dance / Wiggle Wobble No. 2 / Jungle Pony / Dig Yourself / Shimmy Rock / Wiggle Wobble / The Monkey / Hippity Hop / Wobble Party / Twistin' One More Time / Bossa Nova Dance / At The Party
1963 US
BUCKINGHAM PALACE M-689/PST-689 BOBBY DUNN WITH LES COOPER & HIS TWISTERS: TWIST  (LP)
What A Thrill! / Shimmy, Baby / You Are The One / The Chinese Twist / The Latin Twist / Twisting On The Hill / Do The Twist / Twisting With Joyce / The Congo Twist / Les Cooper's Twist / I've Got Love In My Heart For You / Twist With The Twisters
196? US
M LP 689 LES COOPER: TWIST  (LP)
Popeye Dance / Wiggle Wobble No. 2 / Jungle Pony / Dig Yourself / Shimmy Rock / Wiggle Wobble / The Monkey / Hippity Hop / Wobble Party / Twistin' One More Time / Bossa Nova Dance / At The Party
19??
COLLECTABLES COL-CD-5157 WIGGLE WOBBLE  (CD)
Wiggle Wobble / Dig Yourself / Owee Baby / Bossa Nova / Hippity Hop / Wobble Party / Garbage Can / Jungle Pony / Rockin' With The Shimming / At The Party / Boston Monkey / Peter Piper
1991 US




COMPILATIONS

ROULETTE R-25238 V/A: INSTRUMENTAL GOLDEN GOODIES, VOL.13  (LP)
Wiggle Wobble
1963 US
P-VINE PLP-6009 V/A: SOUL TWIST  (LP)
Wiggle Wobble
1986 JPN
SAVAGE KICK SK 509 V/A: SAVAGE KICK, VOL.9  (LP)
Dig Yourself
19?? UK
RELIC 7009 V/A: RAGING HARLEM HIT PARADE  (LP/CD)
Wiggle Wobble
1991 US
RELIC 7046 V/A: RAGING HARLEM HIT PARADE, VOL.2  (LP/CD)
Let's Do The Boston Monkey
1993 US
ACE CDCHD 522 V/A: TEEN BEAT, VOL.2  (CD)
Wiggle Wobble
1994 UK
STARDUST CD 1012 V/A: VINTAGE INSTRUMENTALS, VOL.5  (CD)
Wiggle Wobble
1994 UK
PAST PEFECT 220256-325 V/A: RHYTHM & BLUES GOES ROCK & ROLL, VOL.2  (15-CD)
Dig Yourself
2002 GER
CASTLE/PULSE PBXCD 355 V/A: ROCK BABY ROCK IT! - RECORD HOP ROCK'N'ROLL  (3-CD)
Wiggle Wobble
2003 UK
CHARLY/SNAPPER SNAJ 730CD V/A: THE FIRE & FURY STORY  (3-CD)
Wiggle Wobble
2005 UK


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Acknowledgments: Bruce Milne

Published sources: Goldmine Price Guide To 45 Rpm Records (Tim Neely, 2003) | Goldmine Standard Catalog Of Rhythm & Blues Records (Tim Neely, 2002) | Rare Record Price Guide 2004 (Record Collector, 2002) | Billboard Top 100 Singles (Joel Whitburn, 1994)

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