(Acknowledgements to Lynn Cavanaugh and Lee Bates)
Read the interview of Lee Bates from Soul Express issue 3/98


Label / No. / Titles / Year
White Cliffs 270) Bad, Bad Understanding/I'm Forever Crying '67
(as Leroy Bates)
Instant 3304) Bad, Bad Understanding/Simon Says '70
3307) International Playboy/Look What They've Done To My Song, Ma
3310) Why Don't You Write/Gonna Make You Mine '71
3313) Mean Mistreater/Things Come Naturally
3316) Three Trips Around The World/Running Around
(b-side also: You Won't Do Right)
3318) Project Queen/Girl Listen To Me '72
3321) Dock Of The Bay/Key To My Heart
3323) Help Me Make It through the Night/Slowly '74 - note: Lee Bates & Velvet Funk (Thanks, Hans!)
3329) What Am I Gonna Do/Your Love Is Slipping Away '75
Nine Chains
7011) (What Am I Gonna Do) What Am I Gonna Say '75
Sansu 1002) Shake, Baby, Shake/ "(disco)"
1003) Dance With Me/All That Matters (Is Love) '76
1005) Something You Got/Dance With Me
1009) Easy, Easy/Wishing, Waiting And Hoping
Magnolia 300) Overnight Sensation/Hooked On A Feeling '81
400) Get 'Em And Hit 'Em (12") '83
500) You Blew It/(instr) '85)
Ichiban 87-119) Searchin'/What Am I Gonna Do '87
Soul Sound 1988) Does It Mean You Love Me (duet with Sharon Henderson) / All That Matters '88
Thanks to Soul Detective for additional Sansu, Magnolia and Soul Sound sides


NOTHIN' IS IMPOSSIBLE (Magnolia, NQD-11422; '93; cassette only)
Nothin' Is Impossible/Private Lover/Does It Mean You Love Me/I Want To Say (I Love You)/Searchin'//Wake-Up Everybody/Can't Take Love Back/What Am I Gonna Do/Over Night Sensation

STOP LEANIN' ON THE WALL (Magnolia, MRCD 1431; '98)
Stop Leanin' On The Wall/These Arms Of Mine/(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction/(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay/I Can't Turn You Loose/My Lover's Prayer/Shake/Love Man/Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa (Sad Song)/I've Got Dreams/Searchin'/You Can't Take It Back/I Wanna Say I Love You

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