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Bessie Banks 

Spokane 4009 - Do It Now / (You Should Have Been A) Doctor - 1963
Wand 163 - Do It Now / (You Should Have Been A) Doctor - 1964
Tiger 102 - Go Now / It Sounds Like My Baby - 1964
Blue Cat 106 - Go Now / It Sounds Like My Baby - 1965
Verve 10519 - I Can't Make It (Without You Baby) / Need You - 1967

Linda Jones / Bessie Banks

Cotique C-177 - Fugitive From Luv * / Go Now ** - 1969 *"A" side sung by Linda Jones. **flip side sung by Bessie Banks

Bessie Banks

Volt 4112 - Ain't No Easy Way / Try To Leave Me If You Can (I Bet You Can't Do It) - 1974
Quality 503 - Don't You Worry Baby The Best Is Yet To Come / Try To Leave Me If You Can - 1976
Quality 508 - Baby You Sure Know How To Get To Me / ? - 1976 


Bessie was married to a Larry Banks who along with James A. McGowan were members of the group The Four Fellows. (GLORY / DERBY) and The Companions on FEDERAL He also wrote songs for several artists including The Exciters, The Geminis, Kenny Carter, The Metros and Willie Kendrick and also produced records for some of these performers. He died in February 1992, apparently. Also an  RCA track by Lawrence & Jaibi called "(You're Not)  Mine. The Lawrence is Larry Banks. Jaibi was his wife (real name Joan Alma Bates?).

Discography by Bosko Asanovic