|US group from Tulare, CA, founded 1956. Originally known as "The Latin Knights".
Members: Johnny T.Johnson, Syl Grigsby, Alex Pilkinton, Lavern Butler, Raymond A. Baradat
Since 1983: Sally Watson
They have recorded for Impact Records which was owned by Tony Hilder. Another label they recorded for was Äva Records which was owned by Fred Astaire.
In 1973 Ray Baradat went on a mission to find their old producer Tony Hilder in order to get hold of some original unreleased material by the group. Hilder directefd him to where the tapes were and told him to take what he wanted. This is confirmed by the liner notes in the various artists compilation, "Rare L.A. Tracks (West Coast Style Vintage R&B And Doo-Wop, 1956-1964)"
In the 2000s, the Charades still perform.|