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The Trammps

Band, 1972-1992 US, Philadelphia
R&B/Soul

Disco's most soulful vocal group began in 1960s Philadelphia as The Volcanos (2), and were also called The Moods. Gene Faith was the original lead vocalist, with Earl Young, Jimmy Ellis, guitarist Dennis Harris, keyboardist Ron Kersey, organist John Hart, bassist Stanley Wade, and drummer Michael Thomas. But by the time they'd gone through various identities and emerged as the Trammps in the mid-1970's, the lineup featured lead vocalist Ellis, Harold and Stanley Wade, Robert Upchurch, and Young.

        
Popular Tracks   
Disco Inferno - Single Edit on Rhino Hi-Five: The Trammps by The Trammps
Disco Inferno - LP / 12" Version on Disco Inferno by The Trammps
Shout on Trammps by The Trammps
Hold Back the Night on The Northern Soul Story Vol.3: Blackpool Mecca by Various Artists
Rubber Band on The Legendary Zing Album by The Trammps
Stop and Think on Disco Champs by The Trammps
Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart on The Trammps by The Trammps
The Night the Lights Went Out on The Trammps III by The Trammps
Love Epidemic on Trammps by The Trammps
Stop and Think on Trammps by The Trammps

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Band Membership
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Mighty High (Remixes)Gloria Gaynor Feat. The Trammps2018Single
I Got A Big Bee / Can We Come TogetherBumblebee Unlimited / The Trammps2018Album
Dancin' In The Key Of Life / Disco PartySteve Arrington / The Trammps2018Album
Scrub-BoardThe Trammps2017Single
The Mike Maurro Peak Hour Mixes Vol. 5Spinners / The Trammps2016Album
Disco Inferno / That's Where The Happy People GoThe Trammps2013Album
Love EpidemicThe Trammps2012Album
The Definitive CollectionThe Trammps2012Compil.
Disco InfernoThe Trammps2010Compil.
Ultimate DiscoKool & The Gang, Gloria Gaynor, Rose Royce, The Trammps, The Miracles, Odyssey & The Three Degrees2005Compil.
Rubber Band (Mr. L Edit) / Dance Across The Floor (Shux Edit)The Trammps / Jimmy "Bo" Horne2005Album
Disco Inferno / Give It UpThe Trammps / KC & The Sunshine Band2004Album
Lights Went Out (Joe Claussell Remixes)The Trammps2004Album
Back 2 BackKC & The Sunshine Band & The Trammps2004Compil.
Disco Inferno / Can We Come TogetherThe Trammps2004Album
Universe Of Love / Big BlowJoey Negro Featuring The Trammps / The Sunburst Band2003Album
Only The Strong SurviveThe Trammps2003Single
30 Years The Tramps - Only The Strong SurviveThe Trammps2003Compil.
Zing!The Trammps2002Compil.
Disco Infreno / Super BadThe Trammps / James Brown2001Album
Hold Back The NightThe Trammps2001Compil.
All The Hits & The "Disco Inferno"The Trammps2001Compil.
Disco InfernoGerard Joling Singing With The Trammps And Voices In Motion2001Single
Mighty HighGloria Gaynor Feat. The Trammps1997Single
The Best Of The Trammps - This Is Where The Happy People GoThe Trammps1994Compil.
Castles In The Sky / The Legendary Zing AlbumThe Futures / The Trammps1994Compil.
Ten Per CentThe Trammps1993Album
The CollectionThe Trammps1991Compil.
Le Freak / Disco InfernoChic / The Trammps1988Single
Hold Back The NightThe Trammps1988Compil.
For Tonight / Disco InfernoNancy Martinez / The Trammps1986Single
Let's Go CrazyThe Trammps1986Single
Zing Went The Strings Of My Heart ('85 Remake)The Trammps1985Single
This One Is For The PartyThe Trammps1984Album
Twenty-Five MilesThe Trammps1984Album
MoveThe Trammps1984Single
I Will Be Here For YouThe Trammps1984Single
What Happened To The MusicThe Trammps1983Album
Up On The Hill (Mt. U)The Trammps1983Album
Весь Мир ТанцуетThe Trammps1983Single
Hold Back The Night / Zing Went The Strings Of My HeartThe Trammps1983Single
Shout / Do It AgainThe Trammps1981Single
UntitledThe Trammps1981Compil.
Breathtaking ViewThe Trammps1980Single
Looking For YouThe Trammps1980Album
Hard Rock And DiscoThe Trammps1980Album
Slipping OutThe Trammps1980Album
Mixin' It UpThe Trammps1980Album
Disco Inferno / The Night The Lights Went OutThe Trammps1980Single
Music FreekThe Trammps1980Album
The Whole World's DancingThe Trammps1979Album
Teaser / Love Insurance PolicyThe Trammps1979Album
The Whole World's Dancing (Disco Version)The Trammps1979Single
Teaser / Era LeiThe Trammps / Michele Pecora1979Single
Hooked For Life / The Night The Lights Went OutThe Trammps1979Album
Seasons For Girls / Life Ain't Been EasyThe Trammps1978Single
The Best Of The TrammpsThe Trammps1978Compil.
Soul Bones / Love MagnetThe Trammps1978Album
You're In My Heart (The Final Acclaim) / The Night The Lights Went OutRod Stewart / The Trammps1978Single
Disco Inferno / That's Where The Happy People GoThe Trammps1978Single
The Best Of The TrammpsThe Trammps1978Compil.
Trammps Disco ThemeThe Trammps1977Single
The Trammps IIIThe Trammps1977Album
I Feel Like I've Been Livin' (On The Dark Side Of The Moon) / Don't Burn Your BridgesThe Trammps1977Single
Trammps MedleyThe Trammps1977Single
MedleyThe Trammps1977Album
The Night The Lights Went Out / I'm So Glad You Came AlongThe Trammps1977Single
Zing Went The Strings Of My HeartThe Trammps1977Album
Disco ChampsThe Trammps1977Compil.
Disco InfernoThe Trammps1977Single
Disco Inferno / That's Where The Happy People GoThe Trammps1976Single
That's Where The Happy People Go (Long Version)The Trammps1976Single
Disco InfernoThe Trammps1976Album
Where The Happy People GoThe Trammps1976Album
Rock And Roll / Disco InfernoLed Zeppelin / The Trammps1976Single
The Best Of The TrammpsThe Trammps1976Compil.
Disco Party (Dance People Dance)The Trammps1976Single
Ninety-Nine And A HalfThe Trammps1976Single
Soul Searching TimeThe Trammps1976Album
Trammps Disco Theme / Save A PlaceThe Trammps1976Single
Hooked For Life / That's Where The Happy People GoThe Trammps1975Single
Rubber BandThe Trammps1975Single
The Legendary Zing AlbumThe Trammps1975Album
Save A PlaceThe Trammps1975Single
Hooked For Life / I'm AlrightThe Trammps1975Single
TrammpsThe Trammps1975Album
Hold Back The NightThe Trammps1975Single
Stop And ThinkThe Trammps1975Single
The Best Of The Trammps Featuring: MFSB & The Three DegreesThe Trammps Featuring: MFSB & The Three Degrees1975Compil.
Trusting Heart / Down Three Dark StreetsThe Trammps1974Single
ShoutThe Trammps1974Single
Shout / Hello BabyThe Trammps1974Single
Where Do We Go From Here / ShoutThe Trammps1974Single
Pray All Your SinnersThe Trammps1973Single
Love Epidemic / I Know That FeelingThe Trammps1973Single
Sixty Minute Man / Scrub-BoardThe Trammps1972Single
Zing Went The Strings Of My HeartThe Trammps1972Single
Zing Went The Strings Of My HeartThe Trammps1972Single
Love Epidemic / Where Do We Go From HereThe TrammpsSingle
Free Man / What Happened To The MusicSouth Shore Commission / The TrammpsAlbum
The Night The Lights Went Out / Over And OverThe Trammps / SylvesterAlbum
UntitledLace / The Emotions / The TrammpsAlbum
Burn The House / What Happened To The MusicThe Menz Club / The TrammpsAlbum
Shout / Love EpidemicThe TrammpsSingle
Zing / Trusting HeartThe TrammpsSingle
Judy In Disguise (With Glasses) / Hold Back The NightJohn Fred & His Playboy Band, The TrammpsSingle
Sixty Minute Man / Penguin At The Big Apple / Zing Went The Strings Of My HeartThe TrammpsSingle
More, More, More / Hold Back The NightAndrea True Connection / The TrammpsSingle
Hold Back The Night / Hello HelloThe Trammps / Sopwith CamelSingle
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