Thomas 'Beans' Bowles Leader Entry
by Michael Fitzgerald

Generated on Sat, Oct 01, 2011


Date: October 13, 1962
Location: Hitsville USA Studio, Detroit, MI
Label: Motown

Thomas 'Beans' Bowles (ldr), Thomas 'Beans' Bowles (bar), Johnny Griffith (p), Vance Matlock (b), Ben Apling (d)

a. b-01    Willow, Weep For Me  (Ann Ronell)
b. b-04    Beans  (Thomas 'Beans' Bowles)
c. b-02    Autumn In New York  (Vernon Duke)
d. a-06    Angel Eyes  (Matt Dennis, Earl Brent)
e. a-05    Vanski  (Johnny Griffith, Vance Matlock, Ben Apling)
f. a-01    Aicirtap  (Johnny Griffith, William 'Mickey' Stevenson)
g. b-03    Fly Me To The Moon (In Other Words)  (Bart Howard)

Personnel is speculative.

Intended for release on Workshop Jazz WSJ 215, which was never issued.

Information courtesy of Motown Records Archives.


Date: ca. November 1962
Location: Hitsville USA Studio, Detroit, MI
Label: Motown

Thomas 'Beans' Bowles (ldr), Thomas 'Beans' Bowles (bar)

a.     Money (That's What I Want)  (Janie Bradford, Berry Gordy)

Additional personnel unknown.

Information courtesy of Motown Records Archives.


Date: July 5, 1964
Location: Hitsville USA Studio, Detroit, MI
Label: Motown

Thomas 'Beans' Bowles (ldr), Thomas 'Beans' Bowles (bar)

a.     People  (Jule Styne, Bob Merrill)
b. a-02    Pensa-Coolin'  (Donald Towns, George Gordy)
c. a-03    B. E. Blues  (Donald Towns)
d. a-04    Audreyssimo  (Donald Towns, George Gordy)

Additional personnel unknown.

Intended for release on Workshop Jazz WSJ 215, which was never issued.

Information courtesy of Motown Records Archives.