MARVIN & JOHNNY





SINGLES

MODERN 818 RICHARD LEWIS & THE BARONS (feat. Marvin Phillips:lead vcl on a-side) Forever / Believe In Me1950 US
SPECIALTY 445 MARVIN PHILLIPS & THE MEN FROM MARS Wine Boogie / Old Man's Blues1952 US
IMPERIAL 5186 BIG JAY MCNEELY WITH THREE DOTS AND A DASH FEAT. MARVIN PHILLIPS Love From The Heart (True Love) / Old Black Mule1952 US
SPECIALTY 447 JESSE & MARVIN (feat. Jesse Belvin & Marvin Phillips) Dream Girl / Daddy Loves Baby
(also released in red vinyl)
1/1953 US
SPECIALTY 479 MARVIN & JOHNNY & THE MARSMEN (a-side M. Phillips & Carl Green, b-side M. Phillips & Emory Perry) Baby Doll / I'm Not A Fool
(a-side Billboard/r'n'b #9 & Juke Box #9; also released in red vinyl)
10/1953 US
RECORDED IN HOLLYWOOD 405 MARVIN - MUSIC BY RED CALLENDER SEXTETTE As Long As You're Satisfied / Sun Was Shining1953 US
PARROT 786 MARVIN PHILLIPS Salty Dog / Sweetheart Darling1953 US
SWING TIME 339 MARVIN PHILLIPS Salty Dog / Sweetheart Darling1954 US
PARROT 795 MARVIN PHILLIPS Anne Marie / Honey Baby1954 US
RAYS 45R-34 MARVIN-JOHNNY Bye Bye My Baby / Baby, Baby, Baby1954 US
SPECIALTY 488 MARVIN & JOHNNY & THE MARSMEN (M. Phillips & E. Perry) Jo Jo / How Long Has She Been Gone3/1954 US
SPECIALTY 498 MARVIN & JOHNNY (a-side M. Phillips & E. Perry, b-side M. Phillips & C. Green) School Of Love / Boy Loves Girl7/1954 US
SPECIALTY 530 MARVIN & JOHNNY & THE MARSMEN (a-side M. Phillips & E. Perry, b-side M. Phillips & C. Green) Day In - Day Out / Flip9/1954 US
MODERN 933 MARVIN & JOHNNY (M. Phillips & E. Perry) Tick Tock / Cherry Pie
(a-side Billboard/r'n'b #9 & Best Seller #9)
1954 US
MODERN 941 MARVIN & JOHNNY (M. Phillips & E. Perry) Sugar / Kiss Me (Baby)1954 US
SPECIALTY 554 MARVIN & JOHNNY & THE MARSMEN (M. Phillips & E. Perry) Ding Dong Baby / Mamo Mamo7/1955 US
MODERN 946 MARVIN & JOHNNY (M. Phillips & E. Perry) Little Honey / Honey Girl1955 US
MODERN 949 MARVIN & JOHNNY (M. Phillips & J. Belvin) Ko Ko Mo / Sometimes I Wonder1955 US
MODERN 952 MARVIN & JOHNNY (M. Phillips & J. Belvin) I Love You, Yes I Do / Baby Won't You Marry Me1955 US
MODERN 959 MARVIN & JOHNNY (M. Phillips & J. Belvin) Butler Ball / Sugar Mama1955 US
MODERN 968 MARVIN & JOHNNY (a-side M. Phillips only, b-side M. Phillips & Rufus Anderson) Sweet Dreams / Will You Love Me1956 US
MODERN 974 MARVIN & JOHNNY (M. Phillips & E. Perry) Ain't That Right / Let Me Know1956 US
MODERN 982 MARVIN PHILLIPS Wonderful, Wonderful One / Yes, I Do1957 US
MODERN 993 LONG TALL MARVIN (=Marvin Phillips) Tell Me Darling / Have Mercy, Miss Percy1957 US
ALADDIN 3371 MARVIN & JOHNNY (M. Phillips & E. Perry) Yak Yak / Pretty Eyes1957 US
VOGUE V 9074 (78/45rpm)  MARVIN & JOHNNY   Yak Yak / Pretty Eyes1957 UK
ALADDIN 3408 MARVIN & JOHNNY (M. Phillips & E. Perry) You're In My Heart / Smack Smack1958 US
VOGUE V 9099 (78/45rpm) MARVIN & JOHNNY Smack, Smack / You're In My Heart  1958 UK
KENT 303 MARVIN & JOHNNY (M. Phillips & E. Perry) Cherry Pie / Ain't That Right1958 US
ALADDIN 3439 MARVIN & JOHNNY (M. Phillips & E. Perry) It's Christmas / The Valley Of Love1958 US
FIREFLY 333 MARVIN & JOHNNY (M. Phillips & E. Perry) Second Helping Of Cherry Pie / Pretty One1960 US
SWINGIN' 621 MARVIN PHILLIPS The Big Dance / Patootie Pie1960 US
JAMIE 1188 MARVIN & JOHNNY (M. Phillips & E. Perry) Once Upon A Time / Tick Tock1961 US
SWINGIN' 641 MARVIN & JOHNNY (M. Phillips & E. Perry) I'm Tired Of Being Alone / Baby You Don't Know1962 US
SWINGIN' 645 MARVIN & JOHNNY (M. Phillips & E. Perry) Second Helping Of Cherry Pie / Pretty One1963 US
FELSTED 554 (promo) MARVIN & JOHNNY (M. Phillips & E. Perry) I'm Tired Of Being Alone / Hot Biscuits And Gravy1963 US
FELSTED 8681 MARVIN & JOHNNY (M. Phillips & E. Perry) I'm Tired Of Being Alone / Hot Biscuits And Gravy1963 US
KENT 436 MARVIN & JOHNNY (M. Phillips & E. Perry) Baby You're The One / Dear One1965 US
BLACK SWAN WI 467 MARVIN & JOHNNY Cherry Pie / Ain't That Right  (reissue)1965 UK
BOOGIE BOY 100 LONG TALL MARVIN Have Mercy Miss Percy / Tell Me Darling  (reissue)1973 US
LIBERTY 1394 MARVIN & JOHNNY (M. Phillips & E. Perry) It's Christmas / (reverse by The Five Keys: It's Christmas Time)1976 US
OLDIES 45 80 MARVIN & JOHNNY Cherry Pie / (reverse by Jimmy Reed: Big Boss Man) (reissue)19?? US
ERIC 4016 MARVIN & JOHNNY Cherry Pie / (reverse by Bobby Day: Rockin' Robin) (reissue)19?? US
TRIP 131 MARVIN & JOHNNY Cherry Pie / (reverse by Frankie Ford: Sea Cruise) (reissue)19?? US
COLLECTABLES COL 3936 MARVIN AND JOHNNY Cherry Pie / Tick Tock  (reissue)19?? US




ALBUMS

CROWN CLP-5281/CLP-5381/CST-381 MARVIN AND JOHNNY  (LP)
Cherry Pie / Ain't That Right / Tell Me Darling / Sometimes I Wonder / Sweet Potato / Tick Tock / Have Mercy Miss Percy / Dear One / Will You Love Me / I Wanna
(the 1st edition CLP-5281 was released in 1962 in monaural only)
-- reissues: "Rock'n'Roll Hits Of The 50's", United US-7796/KENT KLP-2025, 1984 UK/P-Vine PCD 4775, 2003 JPN --
1962/1963 US
ACE CDCHD 385/SPECIALTY SPCD-2176-2 MARVIN AND JOHNNY: FLIPPED OUT  (CD)
Wine Woogie / Old Man's Blues / Dream Girl / As Long As You're Satisfied / My Baby Won't Let Me In (with studio talk) / Sun Was Shining / Baby Doll / I'm Not A Fool / Jo Jo / Honey (2 takes) / How Long She Been Gone / If I Should Lose You (with studio talk) / Boy Loves Girl / School Of Love / I Want Lovin' / Day In, Day Out / What's The Matter (a.k.a. Hey Baby) (with studio talk and countoff) / Flip / Hunter Hancock radio ad / Mamo Mamo / Ding Dong Baby / Tell Me Darling / Yak Yak Woman / Pretty One / Bye Bye My Baby
1992 UK/US
ACE CDCHD 509 MARVIN AND JOHNNY: CHERRY PIE  (CD)
Cherry Pie / Tick Tock / Forever (1950 recording by Richard Lewis & the Barons feat. Marvin Phillips) / Kiss Me / Sugar / Dear One / Honey Girl / Little Honey / Vip Vop / Ko Ko Mo / Sometimes I Wonder / Baby Won't You Marry Me / I Love You, Yes I Do / Butter Ball / Sugar Mama / Oh Me Oh My / Sweet Dreams / Will You Love Me / I Wanna / Let Me Know / Ain't That Right / Sweet Potato / Wonderful, Wonderful One (by Marvin Phillips) / Yes I Do (by Marvin Phillips) / Tell Me Darling (by Long Tall Marvin) / Have Mercy Miss Percy (by Long Tall Marvin) / Have Mercy Miss Percy (prev. unissued take 1, by Long Tall Marvin) / Sweet Dreams
-- reissue: P-Vine PCD 4775, 1995 JPN --
1994 UK
P-VINE PCD 4775 MARVIN AND JOHNNY: CHERRY PIE  (CD)
Cherry Pie / Tick Tock / Kiss Me Baby / Sugar / Dear One / Honey Girl / Little Honey / Vip Vop / Ko Ko Mo (I Love You So) / Sometimes I Wonder / Baby, Won't You Marry Me / I Love You, Yes I Do / Butter Ball / Sugar Mama / Oh Me Oh My / Sweet Dreams / Will You Love Me / I Wanna / Let Me Know / Ain't That Right / Sweet Potato / Tell Me Darling (by Long Tall Marvin) / Have Mercy Miss Percy (by Long Tall Marvin) / Have Mercy Miss Percy (take 1, by Long Tall Marvin) / Yes I Do (by Marvin Phillips) / Forever (by Richard Lewis & the Barons) / Wonderful, Wonderful, One (by Marvin Phillips) / Sweet Dreams
1995 JPN




COMPILATIONS

RPM LRP-3001 V/A: ROCK AND ROLL DANCE PARTY  (LP)
Marvin & Johnny: Cherry Pie
(Note: originally this album was intended to be Modern LMP-1210 but was switched to RPM while the released album Modern 1210 is by Hadda Brooks)
-- reissue: Crown CLP-5001, 1957 --
1956 US
MODERN LPM 1211 V/A: HOLLYWOOD ROCK 'N ROLL RECORD HOP  (LP)
Marvin & Johnny: Tick Tock
-- reissue: Crown CLP-5011, 1957 --
5/1956 US
SCORE SLP 4018 V/A: ROCK'N ROLL SOCK HOP  (LP)
Marvin & Johnny: Yak Yak / Pretty Eyes
1958 US
STARLA PM-1960 V/A: ART LABOE'S MEMORIES OF EL MONTE  (LP)
Marvin & Johnny: Cherry Pie
1960? US
DEL-FI DFLP-1219 V/A: A BARREL OF OLDIES  (LP)
Marvin & Johnny: Cherry Pie
-- reissue: Del-Fi CD 71219, 1995 US --
1961 US
DEL-FI DFLP-1227 V/A: VERY BEST OF THE OLDIES  (LP)
Marvin & Johnny: Cherry Pie
1963 US
CROWN CLP-5352/CST-352/LP 643 V/A: ISLEY BROTHERS/MARVIN AND JOHNNY  (LP)
Marvin & Johnny: Honey Girl / Forever / Vip Vop / Butter Ball / Sweet Dreams / Oh Me, Oh My
1963 US
CROWN CLP-5427/CST-427 V/A: BEST OF THE OLDIES AND GOODIES  (LP)
Marvin & Johnny: Tick Tock
1964 US
VEE-JAY VJ-1100 V/A: RECORDED ENTERTAINMENT - LIVE AT THE WHISKEY A GO GO!  (LP)
Marvin & Johnny: Cherry Pie
(studio recording with overdubbed MC parts and live audience)
1964 US
CUSTOM CM-2041/CS-1041 V/A: 12 ORIGINAL ARTIST HITS, VOLUME 1  (LP)
Marvin & Johnny: Tick Tock
-- reissue: United/Superier US-7704, 1969 US --
196? US
SPECIALTY SPS-2114 V/A: DOO WOP  (LP)
Jesse & Marvin: Dream Girl / Marvin & Johnny: Flip
1969 US
UNITED SUPERIOR US-7706/UM 706 V/A: 12 ORIGINAL ARTISTS HITS, VOL.2  (LP)
Marvin & Johnny: Cherry Pie
1969 US
SPECIALTY SPS-2118 V/A: THIS IS HOW IT ALL BEGAN, VOL.2  (LP)
Jesse & Marvin: Dream Girl
-- reissue: Sonet SNTF 5003 --
1970 US
KENT KST-544 V/A: ROCK & ROLL FESTIVAL  (LP)
Marvin & Johnny: Cherry Pie
-- reissue: United US-7761 --
1970 US
VEE-JAY VINTAGE SERIES VJVS-1001 V/A: 20 SOULFUL OLDIES, VOL.1  (LP)
Marvin & Johnny: Cherry Pie
1972 US
SOUFFLE SO-2018 V/A: 12 ORIGINAL ARTISTS HITS, VOL.2  (LP)
Marvin & Johnny: Cherry Pie
197? US
SONET/SPECIALTY SNTF 5022 V/A: ROCK'N'ROLL DANCE PARTY OF THE 50'S  (LP)
Marvin & Johnny & the Marsmen: How Long She Been Gone?
1977 UK
EMI-PATHE MARCONI/ALADDIN 1546741 V/A: ALADDIN 14 MAGIC LAMPS  (LP)
Marvin & Johnny: Smack Smack
1983 FRA
RHINO RNLP 066 V/A: ROCKIN' CHRISTMAS, THE 1950'S  (LP)
Marvin & Johnny: It's Christmas
1984 US
CASCADE DROP 1008 V/A: 20 GREAT DOO WOP RECORDINGS  (LP/CD)
Marvin & Johnny: Cherry Pie
1984/1991 UK
CASCADE DROP 1014 V/A: 20 GREAT CRUISING FAVOURITES, VOL.1  (LP/CD)
Marvin & Johnny: Tick Tock
1984/1991 UK
ACE CH 137 V/A: TEENAGE ROCK'N'ROLL PARTY, VOL.4  (LP)
Marvin Phillips & his Men From Mars: Wine Woogie
1985 UK
ACE CH 175 V/A: ROCK'N'ROLL PARTY, VOL.6  (LP)
Marvin & Johnny: How Long She Been Gone
1986 UK
ACE CH 179 V/A: RHYTHM & BLUES HOUSE PARTY  (LP)
Marvin Phillips: How Long She's Been Gone
1986 UK
ESOLDUN RR 2021 V/A: I WANT TO BOOGIE WOOGIE  (LP)
Marvin Phillips & his Men From Mars: Wine Woogie
198? FRA
RNB 402 V/A: RHYTHM'N'BLUES, VOL.2  (LP)
Marvin & Johnny: Kiss Me / Sugar
19?? UK
RELIC/PARROT 8020 V/A: ROCKIN' AT MIDNIGHT AT THE PARROT CLUB  (LP)
Marvin Phillips: Anna Marie / Salty Dog / Honey Baby / Sweetheart Darling
19?? US
ACE CHA/CDCH 212 V/A: THE FIFTIES : R&B VOCAL GROUPS  (LP/CD)
Marvin & Johnny: Tick Tock
1987 UK
SPECIALTY SP/SPCD 7003 JESSE BELVIN: THE BLUES BALLADEER  (LP/CD)
Jesse & Marvin: Dream Girl (cd-bonus) / Daddy Loves Baby / Dream Girl (prev. unissued) / Don't Stop (Pretty Baby) (prev. unissued) / Love Me (prev. unissued) / Open Up Your Heart (prev. unissued) / What's The Matter (prev. unissued, cd-bonus)
1990 UK
ACE CDCH 291 V/A: SPECIALTY ROCK'N'ROLL  (CD)
Marvin & Johnny: Flip
1990 UK
COMPOSE/PETER PAN 9048 V/A: 70 OUNCES OF GOLD - GOLDEN HITS, VOL.2  (CD)
Marvin & Johnny: Cherry Pie (re-recording)
1992 US
EMI AMERICA-CAPITOL/ALLIANCE E2-99987 V/A: LEGENDS OF CHRISTMAS PAST - A ROCK N' R&B HOLIDAY COLLECTION  (CD)
Marvin & Johnny: It's Christmas Time
1992 US
ORIGINAL SOUND OSCD-4001 V/A: ART LABOE'S 60 KILLER OLDIES  (3-CD)
Marvin & Johnny: Cherry Pie
1993 US
ACE CDCHD 514 V/A: HARDCORE DOO WOP - IN THE HALLWAY-UNDER THE STREET LAMP  (CD)
Jesse & Marvin: Dream Girl
1993 UK
EMI-CAPITOL 30882 V/A: THE ALADDIN RECORDS STORY  (2-CD)
Marvin & Johnny: Yak, Yak / Smack, Smack
1994 US
PETER PAN 135 V/A: FUN ROCK - GOLD FOR THE ROAD  (CD)
Marvin & Johnny: Cherry Pie
1994 US
RELIC 7086 V/A: DOO WOP DELIGHTS - THE LOS ANGELES GROUPS  (CD)
Marvin & Johnny: Second Helping Of Cherry Pie
1994 US
ACE BOX 55PCD 4412-2 V/A: THE SPECIALTY STORY  (5-CD)
Jesse & Marvin: Dream Girl / Marvin & Johnny: Baby Doll
1995 UK
ACE CDCHD 555 V/A: TEENAGE ROCK'N'ROLL PARTY  (CD)
Long Tall Marvin: Have Mercy Miss Percy / Marvin & Johnny: Sweet Dreams
1994 UK
ACE CDCHD 654/SPECIALTY SPCD 7065 V/A: JUMPIN' & JIVIN'  (CD)
Marvin Phillips: Wine Boogie
1997 UK
POLYGRAM 64605 V/A: ROCK'N'ROLL RELIX  (5-CD)
Marvin & Johnny: Tick Tock
1997 US
RELIC 7027 V/A: ROCKIN' AT MIDNIGHT AT THE PARROT CLUB  (CD)
Marvin Phillips: Anna Marie / Honey Baby / Salty Dog / Sweetheart Darling
19?? US
FAIRWAY 1545 V/A: WOLFMAN JACK PRESENTS  (CD)
Marvin & Johnny: Cherry Pie
19?? US
HOLY COW 2008 V/A: FORGOTTEN DUOS OF ROCK & ROLL, VOL.1  (CD)
Marvin & Johnny: Vip Vop
1999 SPA
ACE CDCHD 698 V/A: MODERN VOCAL GROUPS  (CD)
Richard Lewis & the Barons (feat. Marvin Phillips): Forever
1999 UK
ACE CDCHD 706 V/A: JIVING JAMBOREE, VOL.2  (CD)
Marvin & Johnny: Wine Boogie
1999 UK
ACE CDCHK 730 V/A: BABY, THAT IS ROCK'N'ROLL  (CD)
Long Tall Marvin: Have Mercy Miss Percy
1999 UK
ACE CDCHD 764 V/A: MODERN VOCAL GROUPS, VOL.4  (CD)
Marvin & Johnny: Let Me Know
2000 UK
ACE CDCHD 778 V/A: GREAT R&B DUETS  (CD)
Marvin & Johnny: Cherry Pie / Tick Tock
2000 UK
RIPETE 2277 V/A: BEACH MUSIC ANTHOLOGY, VOL.3  (4-CD)
Marvin & Johnny: Cherry Pie
2000 US
HOT DOG 7052 V/A: DELICIOUS DOO-WOP AND TASTY TREATS, VOL.2  (CD)
Marvin & Johnny: Sweet Potato
2000 US
KENT CDKEND 199 V/A: NEW BREED R&B  (CD)
Marvin & Johnny: Baby You're The One
2001 UK
ACE CDCHD 784 V/A: THE MODERN RECORDS STORY  (CD)
Marvin & Johnny: Cherry Pie
2001 UK
RESCUE RUCD 101 V/A: L.A. AREA COLLECTION, VOL.1  (CD)
Marvin & Johnny: I Want To Be With You / Jealous Man (take 1) / Baby (You're The One) / Priceless Love (take 1) / Let's Get Together / So Tired / Hot Biscuits And Gravy / Git It / Jealous Man (take 2) / Priceless Love (take 2)
2001 UK
ACE CDCHD 817 V/A: MODERN VOCAL GROUPS, VOL.6  (CD)
Marvin & Johnny: Dear One
2001 UK
ACE CDCHD 809 V/A: LET'S JUMP!  (CD)
Marvin & Johnny: Tick Tock
2002 UK
ACE CDCHM 849 V/A: CARRIBBEAN R&B CLASSICS  (CD)
Marvin & Johnny: Cherry Pie / Honey Girl
2002 UK
ACE CDCHD 864 V/A: RHYTHM RIOT!  (CD)
Marvin & Johnny: Kiss Me / Will You Love Me
2002 UK
OFFICIAL OF-CD 2003 V/A: DYNAMITE R&B DUOS, VOL.3  (CD)
Marvin & Johnny: Bye Bye My Baby
200? DEN
OFFICIAL OF-CD 2004 V/A: DYNAMITE R&B DUOS, VOL.4  (CD)
Marvin & Johnny: Baby Baby Baby
200? DEN
BLAZON ? V/A: GET HOT - SLEAZY RHYTHM 'N BLUES, VOL.4  (CD)
Marvin & Johnny: How Long She Been Gone
200?
ALADDIN F.PM 231 V/A: ALADDIN : 33 MAGIC LAMPS  (CD)
Marvin & Johnny: Smack Smack
2003
ACE CDCHK 1077 V/A: ACE 30TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION : DOO WOP AND ROCK'N'ROLL  (CD)
Marvin & Johnny: Ain't That Right
2005 UK
ACE CDCHD 1071 V/A: GAZ'S ROCKIN' BLUES  (CD)
Long Tall Marvin: Have Mercy Miss Percy
2005 UK
JSP JSPCD 7748 V/A: HAM HOCKS AND CORNBREAD  (4-CD)
Marvin Phillips: Wine Boogie
2005 UK
REV-OLA CRREV 125 V/A: CHART TOPPIN' DOO WOPPIN', VOL.1 - ROCK ME ALL NIGHT LONG  (CD)
Jesse & Marvin: Dream Girl
2005 UK
ACE CDCHD 1042 V/A: HOLLYWOOD ROCK 'N ROLL RECORD HOP  (CD)
Marvin & Johnny: Tick Tock
2006 UK
ACE CDCHD 1119 V/A: A ROCK 'N ROLL DANCE PARTY  (CD)
Marvin & Johnny: Ko Ko Mo (I Love You So) / Cherry Pie / Long Tall Marvin: Have Mercy, Miss Percy
2006 UK
KENT CDKEND 281 V/A: FOR CONNOISSEURS ONLY, VOL.3 - KENT/MODERN SOUL COLLECTABLES  (CD)
Marvin Phillips & the Spinners: That Righteous Feeling (prev. unissued)
2007 UK
ACE CDCHD 1211 V/A: HOLY MACKEREL - PRETENDERS TO LITTLE RICHARD'S THRONE  (CD)
Long Tall Marvin: Have Mercy Miss Percy
2009 UK
RHYTHM & BLUES RANDB 012 V/A: RUMBA BLUES - THE MAMBO YEARS  (CD)
Marvin Phillips: Salty Dog
2010


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Acknowledgments: Andy Ambrosia | Matti Turunen

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 R&B Singles (Joel Whitburn, 1988) | Music Master Price Guide For Record Collectors (Nick Hamlyn, 1991) | The Blues Discography 1943-1970 (Les Fancourt & Bob McGrath, 2006)

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