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The Manhattans Discography

Read the Manhattans Story online:
Part 1 (-1964)
Part 2 (1964-1970)
Part 3 (1971-1979)
Part 4 (1980-1989)
Part 5 (1988-2012)

SINGLES

(label # / titles / Billboard # r&b or soul / pop / year)

THE DORSETS

Asnes

101) Pork Chops / Cool It (1961)

THE MANHATTANS

Carnival

504) For The Very First Time / Iíve Got Everything But You (1964)

506) There Goes A Fool / Call Somebody Please

507) I Wanna Be (Your Everything) (# 12 / # 68) / Whatís It Gonna Be

509) Searchiní For My Baby (# 20 / # 135) / Iím The One That Love Forgot (- / # 135) (1965)

512) Follow Your Heart (# 20 / # 92) / The Boston Monkey

††††††††††††††††††††† (Note: rel. also on Solid Smoke 5007)

514) Baby I Need You (# 22 / # 96) / Teach Me (The ďPhillyĒ Dog) (1966)

517) Can I (# 23 /-) / That New Girl

522) I Betícha (Couldnít Love Me) (# 23 / # 128) / Sweet Little Girl

524) Itís That Time Of The Year / Alone On New Years Eve

††††††††††††††††††††† (Note: rel. also on Star Fire 121)

526) All I Need Is Your Love / Our Love Will Never Die (1967)

529) When Weíre Made As One (# 31 / -) / Baby Iím Sorry

533) I Call It Love (# 24 / # 96) / Manhattan Stomp

542) I Donít Wanna Go / Love Is Breakiní Out (All Over) (1969)

545) Call Somebody Please / ĎTil You Come Back To Me

DeLuxe

109) The Picture Became Quite Clear / Oh Lord How I Wish I Could Sleep

115) Itís Gonna Take A Lot To Bring Me Back (# 36 / -) / Give Him Up

122) If My Heart Could Speak (# 38 / # 98) / Loneliness (1970)

129) From Atlanta To Goodbye (# 48 / # 113) / Fantastic Journey

132) Let Them Talk / Straight From My Heart (1971)

136) I Canít Stand For You To Leave Me / Do You Ever (1971)

137) A Million To One (# 47 / # 114) / Cry If You Wanna Cry

139) One Life To Live (# 3 / # 102) / Itís The Only Way (1972)

144) Back Up (# 19 / # 107) / Fever

146) Rainbow Week / Loneliness (1973)

152) Do You Ever (# 40 / - ) / If My Heart Could Speak

Columbia

45838) Thereís No Me Without You (# 3 / # 43) / Iím Not A Run Around

45927) Youíd Better Believe It (# 18 / # 77) / Soul Train

45971) Wish That You Were Mine (# 19 / - ) / Itís So Hard Loving You

46081) Summertime In The City (# 45 / - ) / The Other Side Of Me (1974)

10045) Donít Take Your Love (# 7 / # 37) / The Day The Robin Sang To Me

10140) Hurt (# 10 / # 97) / Nursery Rhymes (1975)

10310) Kiss And Say Goodbye (# 1 / # 1) / Wonderful World Of Love (1976)

††††††††††††††††††††† Note: 12 ď single on 10506† in Ď77

10430) I Kinda Miss You (# 7 / # 46) / Gypsy Man

10495) It Feels So Good To Be Loved So Bad (# 6 / # 66) / Up On The Street (Where I Live) (1977)

10586) We Never Danced To A Love Song (# 10 / # 93) / Letís Start It All Over Again

10674) Am I Losing You (# 6 / # 101) / Moviní (1978)

10766) Everybody Has A Dream (# 65/ - ) / Happiness

10921) Here Comes The Hurt Again (# 29 / - ) / Donít Say Goodbye (1979)

11024) The Way We Were & Memories (# 33) / - ) / New York City

11222) Shining Star (# 4 / # 5; gold) / Iíll Never Run Away From Love Again (1980)

11321) Girl Of My Dream (# 30 / - ) / The Closer You Are

11398) Iíll Never Find Another (Find Another Like You) (# 12 / # 109) / Rendezvous

60511) Do You Really Mean Goodbye / Rendezvous (1981)

02191) Just One Moment Away (# 19 / - ) / When I Leave Tomorrow

02548) Let Your Love Come Down (# 77 / - ) / I Wanta Thank You

02666) Honey, Honey (# 25 / - ) / I Wanta Thank You (1982)

03939) Crazy (# 4 / # 72) / Love Is Gonna Find You (1983)

04110) Forever By Your Side (# 30 / - ) / Locked Up In Your Love

04754) You Send Me (# 20 / # 81) / Youíre Gonna Love Being Loved By Me (1985)

04930) Donít Say No (# 60 / - ) / Dreaminí

06376) Where Did We Go Wrong? (# 42 / - ) / Maybe Tomorrow (1986)

07010) All I Need (# 41 / - ) / Mr. D.J. (1987)

Ripete

1029-B) I Wanna Be (Your Everything) (1988)

Note: a reissue of Carnival 507 from 1965

Valley Vue

75723) Sweet Talk (# 67 / - ) / Sweet Talk (1989)

         Note: a 12Ē release on Valley Vue 75303 in 1988

75749) Why You Wanna Love Me Like That (# 62 / - ) / instr.

75330) I Wonít Stop (# 79 / - ) / instr. (1990)

         Note: a 12 ď release

GERALD ALSTON:

For Geraldís visits on other artistsí albums, please consult the article.

TAJ/Motown

1951) Take Me Where You Want To (# 6) / Still In Love With Loving You (1988)

1957) You Laid Your Love On Me (# 41) / instr. (1989)

1969) I Canít Tell You Why (# 52) / instr.

1997) Stay A Little While (radio edit) / LP version

2064) Slow Motion (# 3) (1990)

2075) Getting Back Into Love (# 6)

Motown

2095) Tell Me This Night Wonít End (# 69) (1991)

2181) Hell Of A Situation (# 28) (1992)

2197) Send For Me (# 40) (1993)

Street Life Records

75393) Stay The Night (# 69) (1994)

78023) Devote All My Time (# 81) 1995

ALBUMS

(title / label # / Billboard placing & chart run Ė r&b / year)

DEDICATED TO YOU (Carnival 201 / # 19, 2 weeks / 1966)
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Follow Your Heart / That New Girl / Can I / The Boston Monkey / Iíve Got Everything But You / Manhattan Stomp // Searchiní For My Baby / Our Love Will Never Die / Iím The One Love Forgot / Whatís It Gonna Be / Teach Me / Baby I Need You

FOR YOU AND YOURS (Carnival 202 / 1968)
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I Call It Love / I Betícha (Couldnít Love Me) / Sweet Little Girl / There Goes A Fool / Alone On New Yearís Eve / All I Need Is Your Love // I Wanna Be / When Weíre Made As One / Call Somebody Please / For The Very First Time / Itís That Time Of The Year / Baby Iím Sorry


WITH THESE HANDS (De Luxe 12000 / 1970)

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Canít Take My Eyes Off You / Loneliness / By The Time I Get To Phoenix / Straight From My Heart / Itís Gonna Take A Lot To Bring Me Back // If My Heart Could Speak / With These Hands / Georgia On My Mind / Give Him Up / People Get Ready


A MILLION TO ONE (De Luxe 12004 / # 35-soul, 15 weeks / 1972)

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A Million To One / Itís The Only Way / Back Up / You On My Mind / Do You Ever // Strange Old World / One Life To Live / Blackbird / Cry If You Wanna Cry / Teenage Liberation / I Canít Stand For You To Leave Me


THEREíS NO ME WITHOUT YOU (Columbia 32444 / # 19-soul, 16 weeks / # 150-pop, 8 weeks / 1973)
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Thereís No Me Without You / We Made It / Wish That You Were Mine / Iím Not A Run Around / Soul Train // Youíd Better Believe It / Itís So Hard Loving You / The Day The Robin Sang To Me / Falling Apart At The Seams / The Other Side Of Me


THATíS HOW MUCH I LOVE YOU (Columbia 33064 / # 59-soul, 2 weeks / # 160-pop, 4 weeks / 1974)
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Summertime In The City / Donít Take Your Love / Save Our Goodbyes / I Donít Want To Pay The Price Of Losing You / Thatís How Much I Love You // Blackbird / A Change Is Gonna Come / Strange Old World / Fever / Nursery Rhymes


THE MANHATTANS (Columbia 33820 / # 6-soul, 21 weeks / # 16-pop, 27 weeks / 1976)
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Searching For Love / Weíll Have Forever To Love / Take It Or Leave It / Reasons / How Can Anything So Good Be So Bad For You? // Hurt / Wonderful World Of Love / If Youíre Ever Gonna Love Me / La La La Wish Upon A Star / Kiss And Say Goodbye


IT FEELS SO GOOD (Columbia 34450 / # 12-soul, 25 weeks / # 68-pop, 20 weeks / 1977)

I Kinda Miss You / Up On The Street (Where I Live) / Letís Start It All Over Again / Itís You / Iíll See You Tomorrow // It Feels So Good To Be Loved So Bad / It Just Canít Stay This Way / We Never Danced To A Love Song / Mind Your Business / Too Much For Me To Bear


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THEREíS NO GOOD IN GOODBYE (Columbia 35252 / # 18-soul, 15 weeks / # 78-pop, 12 weeks / 1978)

Thereís No Good In Goodbye / Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye / Tomorrow / Share My Life / Am I Losing You // Happiness / Youíre My Life / Goodbye Is The Saddest Word / Moviní / Everybody Has A Dream


LOVE TALK (Columbia 35693 / # 20-soul, 32 weeks / # 141-pop, 7 weeks / 1979)
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After You / Love Talk / The Right Feeling At The Wrong Time / Devil In The Dark / Here Comes The Hurt Again // I Just Wanna Be The One In Your Life / New York City / Thatís Not Part Of The Show / The Way We Were & Memories / We Tried



AFTER MIDNIGHT (Columbia 36411 / # 4-soul, 33 weeks / # 24-pop, 26 weeks; Gold / 1980)

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Shining Star / Itís Not The Same / Girl Of My Dream / Cloudy, With A Chance Of Tears / The Closer You Are // If My Heart Could Speak / Just As Long As I Have You / It Couldnít Hurt / Tired Of The Single Life / Iíll Never Run Away From Love Again


MANHATTANS GREATEST HITS (Columbia 36861 / # 18-soul, 17 weeks / # 87-pop, 10 weeks / 1980)

Iíll Never Find Another (Find Another Like You) / Shining Star / Kiss And Say Goodbye / Hurt / Thereís No Me Without You // Do You Really Mean Goodbye / We Never Danced To A Love Song / It Feels So Good To Be Loved So Bad / I Kinda Miss You / Donít Take Your Love


BLACK TIE (Columbia 37156 / # 21-soul, 14 weeks / # 86-pop, 10 weeks / 1981)

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Just One Moment Away / You Stand Out / Let Your Love Come Down / Honey, Honey / When You See Me Laughing // I Wanta Thank You / Deep Water / Just Canít Seem To Get Next To You / I Was Just Made For You / When I Leave Tomorrow


FOREVER BY YOUR SIDE (Columbia 38600 / # 17 Ė black, 119 weeks / # 104-pop, 8 weeks / 1983)

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Crazy / Start Me All Over Again / Forever By Your Side / Just The Lonely Talking Again // Locked Up In Your Love / Loverís Paradise / Love Is Gonna Find You / Iím Ready To Love You Again


TOO HOT TO STOP IT (Columbia 39277 / # 44-black, 12 weeks / # 171-pop, 6 weeks / 1985

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Donít Say No / You Send Me / Angel Of The Night / When We Are Made As One // Cíest La Vie / Dreaminí / Youíre Gonna Love Being Loved By Me / Too Hot To Stop It


BACK TO BASICS (Columbia 40300 / 1986)

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Change Of Heart / Where Did We Go Wrong / All I Need / Iím Through Trying To Prove My Love To You / Mr. D.J. // Back Into The Night / Just Like You / Maybe Tomorrow / Donít Look Into My Eyes / Neither One Of Us (Wants To Be The First To Say Goodbye)


SWEET TALK (Valley Vue 72946 / 1989)

Sweet Talk / No One But You / Donít Let Go / This Love Is Real / Hot Like An Oven // Why You Wanna Love Me Like That / I Wonít Stop / Lady Iíve Been Waiting For / Try Love Again / Just A Matter Of Time



GERALD ALSTON:


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GERALD ALSTON (TAJ/Motown 6265 / # 18, 33 weeks / 1988)

Take Me Where You Want To / Stay A Little While / I Come Alive When Iím With You / Letís Try Love Again / Midnight Angel // You Laid Your Love On Me / I Canít Tell You Why / Iíve Waited All Night / Activated / Weíve Only Just Begun


OPEN INVITATION (TAJ/Motown 6298 / # 14, 23 weeks / 1990)

Slow Motion / Getting Back Into Love / Donít You Know How I Feel / Iíll Go Crazy / Never Give Up / Tell Me This Night Wonít End / Open Invitation / Still In Love / Any Day Now


ALWAYS IN THE MOOD (Motown 6353 / # 62, 2 weeks / 1992)

Love And Happiness / Hell Of A Situation / Good To Go / Send For Me / Peace Of Mind / Nothing Can Change (The Love We Shared Before) / Always In The Mood / Someone Like You / I Appreciate Your Love /Almost There


1st CLASS ONLY (Street Life Rec., 75441 / # 93, 1 week / 1994)

Tell Me / Nothin Better / Iím Going Crazy / I Believe / Stay The Night / Mirror Mirror / The Best Is Yet To Come / Devote All My Time / Just Say Yes Tonight / Kiss And Say Goodbye / Willin To Be Thrillin


GERALD ALSTON SINGS SAM COOKE (Love Song Touring Co., Inc 0193 / 2008)

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You Send Me / For Sentimental Reasons / Only Sixteen / Wonderful World / Chain Gang / Cupid / Twistiní The Night Away / Bring It On Home To Me / Having A Party / A Change Is Gonna Come / Good Times / Thatís Where Itís At / A Change Is Gonna Come Ė live in Kansas City


TRUE GOSPEL (Love Song Touring Co, Inc. / 2015)
Back To Basic / I'm So Glad / Last Mile Of The Way / He's So Wonderful / God Is Real (featuring Todd Alston & Calvin Alston) / Jesus Gave Me Water / Jesus Is A Friend Of Mine (featuring Will Downing) / Irreplaceable (featuring Regina Belle)

THE MANHATTANS
(Sonny, Lee, Al, Charles, Harsey)

THE MANHATTANS NOW (Hektoen, HCR-4010 / 1994)

A Change Is Gonna Come / Just For Tonight / Dream / Medley: Thereís No (Me Without You) & Kiss And Say Goodbye & Shining Star / The One Who Adores You / Save The Best For Last / Touch The Hem Of His Garment / Hey Lady / Wonderful / Having A Party / Youíre Gonna Miss Me / Midnite Lovin

THE MANHATTANS featuring Gerald Alston & Blue Lovett (with David and Troy)

LIVE FROM SOUTH AFRICA (Classic World Productions, Inc., GWP 99113 / 1999)

Good Enough / Iíll Never Find Another (Find Another Like You) / We Never Danced To A Love Song / It Feels So Good To Be Loved So Bad / Thereís No Good In Goodbye / Am I Losing You / Sara Smile / I Kinda Miss You / Tomorrow / Slow Motion / Send For Me / Wish That You Were Mine / Hurt / Crazy / Thereís No Me Without You / When We Are Made As One / Heaven / One Life To Live / Donít Take Your Love From Me / Love Donít Love Nobody (It Takes A Fool) / End Of The Road / Shining Star / Kiss And Say Goodbye

...EVEN NOW... (Beemark/Love Lee Records 8339 / # 83, 2 weeks / 2001)

Love Me Right / Turn Out The Stars / Nites Like This / Even Now / Everyday People / Letís Try Love / Any Other Way / How Much More? / I Got It Right / Loverís Lullaby / Can You Take It


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MEN CRY TOO (SDEG 1801 / 2008)

all above + Men Cry Too / Shorty (feat. Screechy Dan) Ė R Ďní B version / Shorty Ė reggae version / Shorty Ė house mix

Additional acknowledgements to James Bolton, Mark Chapman, Harsey Hemphill, Troy May and David Tyson.


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