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Mad Lads Discography

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The sidewalk surf / Surf Jerk - Stax 160 * 1964 

Don't have to shop around / Tear maker - Volt 127 * 1965

I want someone / Nothing can break through - Volt 131 * 1966

Come closer to me / Sugar sugar - Volt 135 * 1966

I want a girl / What will love tend to make you do - Volt 137 * 1966

Patch my heart / You mean so much to me - Stax 139 * 1966

I don't want to lose your love / These simple reasons - Volt 143 * 1967

My inspiration / Mr. Fix it - Volt 150 * 1967

Whatever hurts you / No time is better than right now - Volt 162 * 1968

So nice / Make room - Volt 4003 * 1968

Love is here and gone tomorrow / Make this young lady mine - Volt 4009 * 1968

By the time I get to Phoenix / No strings attached - Volt 4016 * 1969

These old memories / Seeing is believing - Volt 4041 * 1970

Gone! The promises of yesterday / I'm so glad I fell in love with you - Volt 4068 * 1971

Did my baby call / Let me repair your heart - Volt 4080 * 1972

I forgot to be your lover / Gone! the promises of yesterday - Volt 1098 * 1973 


Original LP's

The Mad Lads In Action - Volt 414 * 1966

Don't have to shop around / Nothing can break through / I want someone / Come closer to me / I'm learning (in the ways of love) / My inspiration / Michael the lover / You mean so much to me / Land of 1000 dances / She's the one / Get out of my life / Sugar sugar

The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Lads - Volt 6005 * 1969

So nice / Make room (in your heart) / Love is here today and gone tomorrow / Make this young lady mine / By the time I get to Phoenix / No strings attached / These old memories / Cry baby / I just can't forget / It's loving time / I've never found a girl / Monkey time '69

A New Beginning - Volt 6020 * 1973

Gone the promises of yesterday / I'm so glad I fell for you / I forgot to be your lover / Seeing is believing / Pass the word (love's the word) / Destination / I'll still be loving you / I'm afraid of losing you

... and surprise! the Mad Lads are reunited in 1998, with a track on the compilation of new recording from the High Stacks label in Memphis, 926 East McLemore (High Stacks HS9801): Last thing on my mind (Smebody somewhere).


Compilation LP

The Best of the Mad Lads - Stax (Fantasy) 8525 * 1984

So nice / Make room / Seeing is believing / Make this young lady mine / Love is here today and gone tomorrow / Cry baby / By the time I get to Phoenix / Gone the promise of yesterday / Did my baby call / No strings attached / These old memories / I forgot to be your lover

Compilation CD

The Mad Lads - Their Complete Early Volt Recordings - Stax (Ace) 111 * 1997

This compilation includes both sides of singles Volt 127 through Volt 162, all non-45 tracks from the LP Mad Lads in Action, and three previously unreleased tracks: Please wait until I'm gone / Candy / Cloudburst


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An edited clip of the Mad Lad's 1998 recording on High Stacks


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