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The Apollas was an American soul trio with Leola Jiles (Ferriday, Louisiana, U.S., 2 April 1938 - 16 May 2019), Ella Jamerson (Rome, Georgia, U.S.A.) and Dorothy Ramsey (Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.A.) The Apollas first started recording as Leola & The Love Joys (later shortened to The Love Joys) consisting of Leola Jiles and Ella Jamerson and they released their first single on the Tiger record label in 1963 "He Ain't No Angel/Wait 'Round The Corner". Their second single also issued on Tiger was "It's Mighty Nice/ “Payin' For The Wrong I've Done" was released in 1964. In 1965, they became The Apollas and added Billie Barnum as their third member and were immediately signed.. read more