label had now given up on it's Jazz experiment and was releasing songs by groups such as the Royal Jokers.
were a long established group and apparently got their name
from a suggestion by Maurice King.
In 1958 they recorded for Fortune and Hi
Q before moving
on to Harry Balk and Irv McConick at Embee Productions on
releases on Metro, Keldon and Big Top they signed
to Wingate and recorded the excellent "Love
game A-Z", probably the label's best release.
would be the Royal Jokers final 45 however.
The song's arranger, Joe Hunter, worked on many songs
throughout the city and is
one of the key players in the Detroit story.
writer and co-producer of "Love game" was Richard
Morris who worked on some of Golden World's best material
with Edwin Starr, Rose Battiste, JJ Barnes, the
Debonaires and the Fantastic