The Caesars were formed out of a group called The Five Voices in 1962, a group of five young men attending L'Ouverture Elementary School on St. Louis' south side Compton Hill. Eugene Fisher, Clarence Miller, Luther Moorehead, Richard Little-guitarist, and Archie Johnson, Jr.
The Caesars, one of the most distinctive and
vibrant soul R&B groups of all time, are back to create more top
hits. The five members of the famous legendary St. Louis group are:
George "Noccki" Williams, Archie Johnson, Jr., Clarence Miller, Eugene Fisher, and Lloyd Bush
(replaced by Larry "Bush-Wacker" Bush in 1998).
George Williams replaced Luther Moorehead in 1964. George blended his smooth
baritone voice with "The Five Voices," changing to
second tenor when necessary. George started singing in the recording
studio and met a man named, Lee Lanier. Lee became the manager of
the group in 1964, and changed their name to, "The Caesars." With Lee Lanier as manager, The Caesars' cut their first hit "GET YOURSELF TOGETHER," in 1967. It was #12 on the National Billboard Charts.
Around 1969 The Caesars disbanded and after 29 years of separation they got back together in 1998.
The Caesars were under the management of Frances
Williams, best-known as RAVISH in the music business, CEO of DeTarr
Entertainment Groups, Inc. from 2000-2003. Since then the members of the
Caesars has continued to sing throughout the years embracing their
fans with ballad sounds, and like all great ballads, you will want
to hear them over and over again.
The Caesars are presently under the management of themselves, with Archie Johnson,
Jr., and Clarence Miller as the contact persons. They are currently singing in many private and concert venues, along with other
successful legendary artist's singing R&B/Doo Wop greatest hits.
The following is a short list of their most favorite songs to their
TOGETHER LA, LA, I LOVE YOU GIRL I MISS YOU DESPERATE FOR YOUR AFFECTION and many more ...
Miller attended Vashon High School and sang in church at an
early age. After high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Army.
After training, he was sent to Germany, where he served for
two and a half years. While in Germany, he formed a band
with four other service men and they performed in the USO
clubs throughout Europe. Upon returning to the USA, he
formed a street corner Doo Wop group with four other young
men, which became the, "Five Voices."
George Williams began singing R&B at
the age of 11, expressing his vibrant tones as a member of
the group, "Little Richard and the Classmates." They wowed
audiences with their fast stepping, tenor pitched harmonies
and gimmicky costumes, performing for all ages, even
securing performance dates at a popular old St. Louis night
spot, "Gas Light Square." This group worked
harmoniously together from 1957 to 1960. In 1960, George
joined a more matured
"Ken Strupp and the Jaquars, where he began belting out the
new Rock sounds of the late 50's and early 60's. In1961, he
became a valued member of the Soldan High School Boys Glee
Club and the school choir where he performed as a member
throughout high school. Also during this period he dazzled
crowds with the high school group, "The Modernairs.
Fisher began singing at the age of 10. His uncle, Wilson Woods, a
gospel singer better known as the, "Kingdom Seekers" was a major
influence on his singing career. Eugene attended many of the group's
rehearsals and sang along with them. It was during these rehearsals
that he was taught harmony patterns and voice control and gained a
love for music and spiritual singing as he followed the Kingdom
Seekers on engagements. During his high school career, he began
singing with various rock and roll groups and performed on several
talent shows. After high school, he entered the Marines and while
in the armed services, he formed a group called, "The El Chitans."
The El Chitans performed at the staff club and other events hosted
by families of the recruits. After returning home, Eugene joined,
"The Five Voices", a newly formed singing group, managed by Bernie
Hayes, a St. Louis radio personality, for a short time.
Larry Bush began singing early in life also, in
the local church choirs along side with his brothers and sisters.
parents noticed that he was serious about singing, they encouraged
him to join the choir in high school and expand his talents. He won
in the local talent shows. Years later, Larry Bush, met up with
George Williams, who told him the group (The Caesars) was reforming
back, and invited Larry to try out for it. He took his advice and
was quickly added to, "The Caesars".
Johnson, Jr. began singing at the age of 14. Harmonizing on the
street corners, a trade of most famous R&B singers like legendary
Bill Davis of the 5th Dimensions. Archie sang bass/baritone with the
following groups: The Vel-Rays, The Co-Harts, The DuTones ("Shake A
Tail Feather"), The New Blends, and The Caesars (formerly The Five
Voices). These groups sang on the same circuit with the legendary
Ike & Tina Turner, Charles Drain, The Earls, Albert King, Little
Milton Campbell to name a few and background/bass vocals for many
For bookings, or information about performance schedules contact:
Johnson, Jr. (314) 355-7959 Clarence Miller (314) 831-4799 Email Us: The Caesars