From the Land of Band Box Records

Picture Sleeves: Part 29

June 17, 2013

The Electric Flag featured members Buddy Miles (drums) along with Barry Goldberg (on keyboards) and group leader Mike Bloomfield on lead guitar.  The Egyptian Combo dented the charts back in 1964 with “Gale Winds” reaching number 103.  The combo was an Illinois instrumental group. Yes, these Elegants were the “Little Star” Elegants.

Egyptian Combo - Norman 555 - St Louis Blues Electric Flag - Columbia 44307 - Groovin is Easy Elegants - Photo 2662 - A Dream Can Come True

Jimmy Elledge was best known (only known) for his 1961 recording of “Funny How Time Slips Away” as far as the Pop Charts go – (#22 in 1961).  He was a Nashville singer who cashed in on the Willie Nelson composition.

Elizabeth - Vangurd 35070 - Mary Anne Elledge, Jimmy - RCA 8081 - A Golden Tear Ellen, Ivy - Felsted 8609 - Go Tell Santa

Shirley Ellis’ “Name Game” was the rage in December of 1964 – (number 3 on the Hot 100).  She followed it with “The Clapping Song” and then “The Puzzle Song”.

Elliot, Mama Cass - Dunhill 4253 - Good Times Are Coming Ellis, Shirley - Congress 230 - The Name Game Embers - Empress 101 - Tested Smash

Kathleen Emery flirted briefly with fame in 1970 with this composition.

Embers - JCP 1008 - In My Lonely Room - 1964 Emery, Kathleen - Love 100 - Motherless Child Emperors - Wickwire 13007 - Laughin Linda

Scott Engel later became Scott Walker of the Walker Brothers who found their way to fame via England.

Enchanters - Denric 802 - Our Engel, Scott - Orbit 506 - Livin End Engineer Bill - LA - Cartoon Express


Epics - Dolphin 3821 - White Collar House Erik - Vanguard 35056 - Look Where I Am Establishment - King 6320 - In My Heart I Am a Free Man

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