Mary Lou Gauthier
(vocals; replaced Mary Lou Gauthier)
Montreal's Toulouse were a trio of studio backing vocalists who decided to team up as a group in 1975.
Following the release of their self-titled debut in 1976, Mary Lou Gauthier was replaced by Zimmerman
Their first single, the French hit "It Always Happens This Way (C'est toujours à recommencer)", only contained two lines in English but managed to chart outside of Quebec. In April 1977 it reached #39 on RPM Top Singles Chart and #29 on the CHUM Chart.
They were the first bilingual disco who comfortably sang in English and French. With the cross-over potential of the debut, the act re-released the LP in 1977 with all the vocals re-recorded in English for the American market.
This move proved successful as the act had subsequent hits in the US including "A.P.B" which also managed to chart on the Canadian east - reaching No.1 on several radio stations.
Lomez was added in 1979 when the group signed with CBS Records. Their next, and final, album was 'Trois Dimensions' in 1981.
It Always Happens This Way (C'est toujours à recommencer)/On A Rien A Perdre
A.P.B./Tonight I Feel Like Dancin' (Magique/Parapluie) MAG-11
What Would My Mama Say/Tonite I Feel Like Dancin' (Magique) MAG-12
What Would My Mama Say/Tonite I Feel Like Dancin' [12"] (Magique) DS-45102
Lindbergh II/Lindbergh II (Instrumental) (Magique) M-3803
365 Jours D'amour/Ca Peut Arriver (Magique) M-3806
Prends-moi Je Veux T'aimer/Trop Tard (Magique) M-3811
Don't Play With My Heart/Catch The First Thing Smoking (Magique) M-3813
Comme La Lumiere/Tetes En Amour (Magique) M-3814
Funkystation/Je Suis Libre (Magique) M-3815
Je N'ai Jamais Pense/Sans Toi (Magique) MX-3817
Hotesse De L'air/Tout Bas Tout Doux (CBS) C5-4236
Rock My Love/Boogieman (CBS) C5-4242
11 A.M. 'n Rainin'/Dancin' Shoes (CBS) C5-4251
Tendre Doux/Trois Dimensions (CBS) C5-4278
as TOULOUSE with ROBERT CHARLEBOUS
Que c'est, que c'est ?/Au bout de mes rêves (CBS) C5-4287
Toulouse (Magique) M-7601
Export (Magique) M-7603
Taxi pour une nuit blanche (Magique) M-7605
Dangerous Ladies (CBS) PFC-80036
Trois dimensions (CBS) PFC-80053
Best of Toulouse (Unidisc) AGEK-2018
as TOULOUSE & BOULE NOIRE
1977 Potion Magique (Magique) M-7604
1977 "A.P.B." on 'Music Magic' (K-Tel) T-246
1977 "What Would My Mama Say" on 'The Hot Ones' (K-Tel) TC-247
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