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The Flamingos

The Flamingos are an American doo-wop group formed in Chicago in 1953. The band became popular in mid-to-late 1950s and are known for their 1959 cover version of "I Only Have Eyes for You". They have since been hailed as one of the finest and most influential vocal groups in pop and doo wop music history. In 2001, the band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

The band's cover version of "I Only Have Eyes for You" was ranked number 158 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the "500 Greatest Songs of All Time".

Birth and Death Data: Born Founded 1953

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1957 - 1958

Roles Represented in DAHR: Vocal group

= Recordings are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 102315 4/19/1957 The ladder of love The Flamingos Vocal group  
Decca 102316 4/19/1957 That love is you The Flamingos Vocal group  
Decca 102317 4/19/1957 That love is you The Flamingos Vocal group  
Decca 102318 4/19/1957 [Unknown title(s)] The Flamingos Vocal group  
Decca 103095 8/15/1957 Helpless The Flamingos Vocal group  
Decca 103096 8/15/1957 My faith in you The Flamingos Vocal group  
Decca 103097 8/15/1957 Jerri-Lee The Flamingos Vocal group  
Decca 103098 8/15/1957 Hey now! The Flamingos Vocal group  
Decca 104951 5/6/1958 Kiss-a-me The Flamingos Vocal group  
Decca 104952 5/6/1958 Where mary go The Flamingos Vocal group  
Decca 104953 5/6/1958 Ever since I met Lucy The Flamingos Vocal group  
Decca 104954 5/6/1958 The rock and roll march The Flamingos Vocal group  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Flamingos, The," accessed February 23, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/315525.

Flamingos, The. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 23, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/315525.

"Flamingos, The." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 23 February 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/315525

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