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The Exceptions

Collectively from North Philly, the Exceptions under no circumstances lucked out even though several members ultimately did find modest success in music. Pro 1 Information released the initial Execeptions’ one, “Down with the Sea” b/w “Pancho Villa,” in 1965. It had been originally planned for Phil Gaber’s P & L label, however the offer never consummated. Associates Jimmy Ellis, Earl Youthful, Val Walker, Russell Boston and Charles Hynes constructed the group. Ellis, Teen, Walker, and Boston acquired knowledge with the Cordells as well as the Whirlwinds. The record made a mix locally therefore Cameo Information snagged it for nationwide distribution, nonetheless it never became popular. Switching to Cameo’s subsidiary, Parkway Information, the group lower “A Sad Goodbye” b/w “YOU HAVE THE ENERGY” in 1966 but once again only to regional success. Using its embellished strings, “Down with the Sea” premiered once again on Groovey Groves Information in 1968. As the Four Exceptions, Groovey Groves released two of their shelved singles in 1972 to piggyback for the Trammps’ Buddah recordings. Ellis and Little, two ex-Exceptions, had been today Trammps, comprised in those days of members through the Exceptions as well as the Volcanoes. The singles, “Baby YOU UNDERSTAND I WANT You” b/w “THE APPEARANCE in Her Eye,” and “Danny Boy” b/w “The Shagg,” didn’t move anywhere. Eugene Jones sang using the Four Exceptions, changing Little. Little found success afterwards producing, writing so that as a musician. He attained some fame using the Trammps, who documented “Disco Inferno,” on Atlantic Information, offering Jimmy Ellis’ gospel motivated vocals.

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