The Paragons

Three groups have recorded under the name "The Paragons". 1) The Paragons was an influential rocksteady band from Kingston, Jamaica, operating in the 1960s. 2) The Paragons was a doo wop group perhaps best known for their 1957 single Florence. 3.) Charlotte, NC, '60s garage band. "I saw Abba late last night." 1) If you're familiar with the song "The Tide Is High" you probably know it as a huge hit for Blondie, but before Deborah Harry and company got a hold of it, it was a 1960s hit in for the Paragons. Read more on

Track: The Tide Is High - Stereo Version

Album: On the Beach: The Anthology

Album Details:
Album On the Beach: The Anthology
Release Date 1967-01-01
Total Tracks 53
Track Listing:
1On the Beach02:33
2Island In the Sun03:09
3When the Lights Are Low03:04
4The Tide Is High - Stereo Version02:41
5Love Brings Pain (AKA So Much Pain)02:39
6Only a Smile02:55
7I'll Be Back (AKA I Want to Go Back)02:52
8Happy Go Lucky Girl03:11
9Yellow Bird03:31
10Wear You to the Ball02:29
11Talking Love03:11
12We Were Meant to Be01:52
13Mercy, Mercy, Mercy02:58
14The Same Song02:47
15You Mean the World to Me02:44
16Riding High on a Windy Day02:49
17A Silver Bird02:45
18My Best Girl02:31
19(I'm A) Worried Man03:12
20Land of Sea and Sun03:01

Most Played Tracks as Scrobbled to

# Title Plays
1The Tide Is High
2On the Beach
3Happy Go Lucky Girl
4Wear You to the Ball
5The Tide Is High - Stereo Version
6Only a Smile
7Island In The Sun
8Riding High On A Windy Day
9My Best Girl

Other Album Releases:

The Heptones Meets The Paragons
Yellowman Meets The Paragons
Heaven & Earth
The Paragons: Danger In Your Eyes Compilation
On the Beach with The Paragons
The Mighty Paragons Collection
The Paragons / The Paragons In Dub
Just a Memory
Kneel and Pray

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