Archie Bell and The Drells | Northern Soul Train | tc381
Archie Bell and The Drells were a Houston group who formed in 1966. Their first sides were recorded for Ovide Records of Houston, and were backed by the group the TSU Toronadoes. Among the titles recorded in their original sessions were “She’s my woman” (licenced to Chess) and “Tighten Up” (issued on Atlantic). The group line up was Archie Bell, James Wise, Willie Parnell and Billy Butler. Archie Bell was born on September 1, 1944.