The Mad Lads

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From Memphis, Tennessee, USA, the Mad Lads comprised John Gary Williams, Julius Green, William Brown and Robert Phillips. Although not one of the premier Stax Records acts, this quartet enjoyed seven R&B hits between 1965 and 1969. After changing their name from the Emeralds, their first single, ‘The Sidewalk Surf’, flopped, but the group placed three singles in the R&B Top 20 in 1965-66, the best-known being ‘I Want Someone’. Their first hit Read more on Last.fm

The Mad Lads
A New Beginning
Album (1973)
The Mad Lads
The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Lads
Album (1969)
The Mad Lads
In Action
Album (1966)