Watch “Ballads – God Bless Our Love – Venture: 615 DJ” on YouTube

06 Jan


The Ballads were an American vocal group formed in 1961 in Oakland. Band members included Nathaniel Romerson, Jon Foster, Rico Thompson, and Lesley LaPalma.[1] The band had one hit single in 1968, entitled “God Bless Our Love”. This song reached #65 on the Billboard pop singles charts[2] and #8 on the R&B Singles charts.[3] This song was picked by WDIA program director Bill Thomas as a “Biggest Leftfield Happening” in Billboard’s programming aids.[4] The B side of this record was the song “My Baby Knows How to Love Her Man.” This record was released on Venture Records #615.[2]

Nathaniel “Nate” Romerson died April 22, 2013. He started the group in 1961, and he was also one of the back ground singers.


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4 responses to “Watch “Ballads – God Bless Our Love – Venture: 615 DJ” on YouTube

  1. America On Coffee

    January 6, 2016 at 5:24 pm

    Reblogged this on AMERICA ON COFFEE.


  2. The Vintage Vixen

    January 18, 2016 at 1:53 am

    I love this!!! I never heard of this song or this group but I love R&B and Soul so thanks so much for sharing!!! And thanks for visiting my blog, too!!!


  3. gspottedpen

    January 21, 2016 at 4:56 am

    Thank you for introducing me to the band I will search them on YouTube. Anand Bose from Gods own country.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. America On Coffee

    January 21, 2016 at 8:49 pm

    So happy to share!



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