Archie Bell & The Drells

Archie Bell & The Drells were an American soul group from Houston that released three albums on Atlantic in 1968/69. After a pair of 1973 singles on T.K.-subsidiary Glades, the group released four albums on TSOP/PIR between 1975 and 1979.

Members: Archie Bell (vocals), Lee Bell (vocals), Lucious Von Haskins (vocals), Joe Cross (vocals), James Wise (vocals), Willie Pernell (vocals), Billy Butler (guitar),


  • Tighten Up (1968)
  • I Can’t Stop Dancing (1968)
  • There’s Gonna Be a Showdown (1969)
  • Dance Your Troubles Away (1975)
  • Where Will You Go When the Party’s Over (1976)
  • Hard Not to Like It (1977)
  • Strategy (1979)

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