NATHANIEL MAYER





SINGLES

FORTUNE 542 NATHANIEL MAYER AND THE FABULOUS TWILIGHTS My Last Dance With You / My Little Darling 1961 US 
FORTUNE 545 NATHANIEL MAYER AND THE FABULOUS TWILIGHTSVillage Of Love / I Want A Woman 1962 US
FORTUNE/UNITED ARTISTS UA 449 NATHANIEL MAYER AND THE FABULOUS TWILIGHTSVillage Of Love / I Want A Woman
(a-side Billboard/r&b #16 & pop #22)
1962 US
LONDON M.17231 NATHANIEL MAYER AND THE FABULOUS TWILIGHTSVillage Of Love / I Want A Woman 1962 CAN 
UNITED ARTISTS/HMV 45-POP 1041 NATHANIEL MAYER AND THE FABULOUS TWILIGHTSVillage Of Love / I Want A Woman 1962 UK
FORTUNE 547 NATHANIEL MAYER AND THE FABULOUS TWILIGHTSHurting Love / Leave Me Alone 1962 US
FORTUNE/UNITED ARTISTS UA 487 NATHANIEL MAYER AND THE FABULOUS TWILIGHTSHurting Love / Leave Me Alone 1962 US
FORTUNE 550 NATHANIEL MAYERWell I've Got Good News (For You) / Mr. Santa Claus (Bring Me My Baby) 1962 US
FORTUNE 554 NATHANIEL MAYER AND THE FABULOUS TWILIGHTSI Had A Dream / I'm Not Gonna Cry 1963 US
FORTUNE 550 (2nd release) NATHANIEL MAYER AND THE FABULOUS TWILIGHTSWell, I've Got News (For You) / Work It Out 1963 US
FORTUNE 557 NATHANIEL MAYER AND THE FABULOUS TWILIGHTSGoing Back To The Village Of Love / My Last Dance With You 1964 US
FORTUNE 562 NATHANIEL MAYER AND THE DYNAMICS WITH THE CRESCENDALSA Place I Know / Don't Come Back 1964 US
FORTUNE 563 NATHANIEL MAYER WITH THE DIABLOSVillage Of Love / I Want A Woman  (reissue) 1964 US
FORTUNE 567 (some copies with p/s
and artists listed as Nathaniel
Mayer and The Fortune Bravos)
NATHANIEL MAYER WITH THE FORTUNE BRAVESI Want Love And Affection (Not The House Of Correction) / From Now On 1966 US
FORTUNE 4498 NATHANIEL MAYERVillage Of Love / I Want A Woman  (reissue) 196? US
LOVE DOG 101 NATHANIEL (NAY DOG) MAYER AND THE FILTHY MCNASTY GROUP PLUS FREE STYLESuper Boogie / Raise The Curtain High 1980 US
CHEST 2203 NATHANIEL MAYERVillage Of Love / (reverse by Pete Hartfield & The Supremes: Love Me)  (reissue) 19?? US
QUALITY 2203 NATHANIEL MAYERVillage Of Love / (reverse by The Temptations: Oh Mother Of Mine)  (reissue) 19?? US
NORTON 45-107 (p/s) NATHANIEL MAYERI Don't Want No Bald Headed Woman Telling Me What To Do / I Don't Want No Bald Headed Woman Telling Me What To Do (instrumental)
(prev. unissued 1968 recordings)
2002 US
NORTON 45-126 (p/s) NATHANIEL MAYERRide In My 225 / Mr. Santa Claus
(2003 recordings)
2005 US
STARDUMP SDREP 0000044 (p/s; numbered edition of 1000 copies) NATHANIEL MAYERI Found Out / I Wanna Dance With You / I'm In Love
(2005 recordings with The Fabulous Shanks)
2006 HOL
MUNSTER MR 7200 (p/s) NATHANIEL MAYERMr. Santa Claus (Bring Me My Baby) (prev. unissued 1962 Fortune recording) / (reverse by Andre Williams: Christmas Wish) 2007 SPA
VAMPISOUL 45036 (p/s; limited edition of 500 copies) NATHANIEL MAYER AND THE FORTUNE BRAVOSI Want Love and Affection (Not The House Of Correction) / From Now On  (reissue) 2007 SPA




ALBUMS

FORTUNE LP-8013 (poss. unissued?) VILLAGE OF LOVE  (LP)
1963 US 
FORTUNE LP-8014 GOING BACK TO... VILLAGE OF LOVE  (LP)
Going Back To The Village Of Love / Mister Santa Claus / Well, I've Got News For You / King Of Paradise / Work It Out / I Had A Dream / My Lonely Island / Summertime / Where Will You Be? / Lover Please
(Note: Original 1964 pressing issued with light blue label, later 1960's reissues with purple or yellow label; the 1970's reissue with bluish purple label, with much more flexible vinyl than earlier pressings)
1964 US
FAT POSSUM FP 1016 I JUST WANT TO BE HELD  (CD)
I Wanna Dance With You / I Found Out / Satisfied Fool / I'm In Love / Leave Me Alone / You Gotta Work / From Now On / Stick It Or Lick It / You Are The One / What's Your Name
(recorded at the Money Shot, Water Valley, MS and The White Room, Detroit, MI, featuring Nathaniel Mayer:vcl, Jeff Meier:gtr, Dale Beavers:gtr, Jack Yarber:gtr, Adam Woodard:org, Suzi Hendrix:sax, Brandon Lewis:tp, Greasy Carlisi:bs, Tino Gross:dms)
-- LP [180gr] reissue: Munster MR 274, 2006 SPA --
2004 US
ALIVE 0079-1/0079-2 WHY DON'T YOU GIVE IT TO ME?  (LP; 120gr colored vinyl edition/CD)
Why Don't You Give It To Me? / White Dress / I'm A Lonely Man / Please Don't Drop The Bomb / Everywhere I Go / What Would You Do? / Doin' It / Why Dontcha Show Me / Dancing Mood
(featuring Nathaniel Mayer:vcl, Dan Auerbach:gtr/dms/bckgr.vcls, Dave Shettler:dms/gtr/bckgr.vcls, Tim Boatman:pno/bckgr.vcls, Troy Gregory:bs/bckgr.vcls)
2007 US




COLLECTIONS

GOLD DUST GD.CD 930 GOING BACK TO... VILLAGE OF LOVE  (CD)
Village Of Love / My Last Dance With You / Leave Me Alone / My Little Darling / I Had A Dream / From Now On / Hurting Love / Work It Out / My Lonely Island / A Place I Know / Well, I've Got News For You / I'm Not Gonna Cry / Going Back To The Village Of Love / Lover Please / I Want Love And Affection / Summertime / Mr Santa Claus / Don't Come Back / Where Will You Be / King Of Paradise / I Want A Woman
1996 ITA 
VAMPISOUL 072 (I WANT) LOVE AND AFFECTION (NOT THE HOUSE OF CORRECTION)  (2-LP; 180gr/CD)
My Last Dance With You / My Little Darling / King Of Paradise / Village Of Love / I Want A Woman / My Lonely Island / Leave Me Alone / Hurting Love / Lover Please / Work It Out / Well, I've Got News (For You) / Mr. Santa Claus (Bring Me My Baby) / I Had A Dream / I'm Not Gonna Cry / Summertime / Going Back To The Village Of Love / A Place I Know / Don't Come Back / From Now On / (I Want) Love And Affection (Not The House Of Correction) / Where Will You Be? / Super Boogie / Raise The Curtain High
2006 SPA 
# DETROIT'S BADDEST!!  (CD-R)
Village Of Love / My Last Dance With You / Leave Me Alone / My Little Darling / I Had A Dream / From Now On / Hurting Love / Work It Out / My Lonely Island / A Place I Know / Well, I've Got News For You / I'm Not Gonna Cry / Going Back To The Village Of Love / Lover Please / I Want Love And Affection (Not The House Of Correction) / Summertime / Mr. Santa Claus / Don't Come Back / Where Will You Be? / King Of Paradise / I Want A Woman
200?




COMPILATIONS

FORTUNE LP-8011 V/A: FORTUNE'S TREASURE CHEST OF HITS  (LP)
My Last Dance With You
1961 US
LONIRAE MUSIC LP 1002 V/A: OUT FOR KICKS, VOL.2  (LP)
I Had A Dream
19??
ERIC/HIT PARADE 11513 V/A: HARD TO FIND 45'S ON CD, VOLUME 7 - MORE SIXTIES CLASSICS  (CD)
Village Of Love
2001 US
NORTON ED/CED-295 GINO WASHINGTON: LOVE BANDIT  (LP/CD)
I Don't Want No Bald Headed Woman Telling Me What To Do
2002 US
FAT POSSUM FP 1015 V/A: FAT POSSUM RECORDS - NOT THE SAME OLD BLUES CRAP 3  (CD)
I Found Out
2004 US
NORTON CED 317 V/A: GET IN THE GROOVE  (CD)
Leave Me Alone / I Want A Woman / My Lonely Island / Village Of Love / Going Back To The Village Of Love / My Lance Dance With You / I Had A Dream / Night Time Is The Right Time (with Andre Williams and Bettye Lavette) / Tailfeather Finale (with King Coleman, Bettye Lavette, Andre Williams, The Mighty Hannibal, Rudy Ray Moore, Barrence Whitfield, The Great Gaylord, Lonnie Youngblood and the Soul Shakers)
(recorded live at Norton Records' Rhythm And Blues and Soul Spectacular, Brooklyn, NY on December 13, 2003)
2005 US
SHOUT! FACTORY 33744 V/A: DOO WOP - VOCAL GROUP GREATS  (3-CD)
Village Of Love
2005 US
ACE CDCHD 1200 V/A: THE GOLDEN AGE OF AMERICAN ROCK'N'ROLL, VOL.11  (CD)
Village Of Love
2007 UK
VAMPISOUL VAMPI CD 077 V/A: MOVERS!  (CD)
I Want Love And Affection (Not The House Of Correction)
2007 SPA


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Published sources: Goldmine Price Guide To 45 Rpm Records (Tim Neely, 2003) | Goldmine Standard Catalog Of Rhythm & Blues Records (Tim Neely, 2002) | Billboard Top R&B Singles (Joel Whitburn, 1988) | Billboard Top 100 Singles (Joel Whitburn, 1994)  

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