1967

GET ON UP * THE ESQUIRES * STATESIDE 2048 * UK

Family members Gilbert Moorer, Alvis Moorer and Betty Moorer formed the Esquires in the late 1950s, after some changes of personnel the group: Gilbert Moorer, Shawn Taylor, Alvis Moorer, Sam Pace and Millard Edwards, finally recorded under their own name in 1967.

Get On Up a laid back Soulful dance cut, was their debut disc. Released on William E. Sheppard's Chicago based Bunky label #7750, it was the first of five on Bunky after which they moved to Scepter / Wand, then something like ten other small imprints, most often for just one record at each.


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