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The Rollers

The Rollers — Al Wilson, Eddie Wilson, Don Sampson, and Willie Willingham — disbanded after three Liberty records singles in 1961. Primarily the Jewels, the quartet shaped in San Bernadino, CA, after Al Wilson got from the Navy. “Bonneville” b/w “Got My Attention you,” released January of 1961, got performed locally. A March launch, “The Continental Walk” offered well in a number of locales, nonetheless it stalled at quantity 80 on Billboard’s study. Bad blood created over royalties, as well as the Liberty scenario was souring. Another solitary, the poor-selling “The Teenage Waltz” b/w “The Jump” offered no trigger for celebration therefore they disbanded. Sampson became a member of the Incredibles in 1968; Eddie Wilson remaining secular for gospel music; and Willingham remaining the business enterprise period. The past due Al Wilson sang with Johnny Harris & the Statesmen within the middle-’60s but liked notoriety like a single artist, scoring lots one strike with “Display and Inform” and charting with “The Snake” and “I ACQUIRED a sense.”

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