Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
#705 (Week of 3/26/11 - 4/1/11)


"The Honeydripper Part 1 & 2"
by Joe Liggins And His Honeydrippers
on Exclusive 207 A/B
released in 1945

"Pink Champagne"
by Joe Liggins And His Honeydrippers
on Specialty SP 355 A
released in 1950


Above: Joe Liggins was a pianist and band leader.

Click HERE for an article about Joe Liggins by J.C. Marion.
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Above: The Billboard clippings from (L) 3/23/46 and (R) 10/5/46.


Above: The Billboard article from 1/19/46.
Related links to previous Records of the Week:
Exclusive; Sleepy Time; When The Swallows; Someone's Rocking; Twilight Till Dawn; Herb Jeffries;
and Three Blazers.


         [Exclusive label and corresponding audio provided by Dave Saviet.]
Above: Label image of (Left) Exclusive 207 and (Right) Specialty SP 355. Joe Liggins' younger brother Jimmy, a guitar player and band leader, also recorded for the Specialty label.

Listen to this week's selections by Joe Liggins And His Honeydrippers:
[Audio restoration by Dave Saviet.]

     A. Stream RealAudio...
 
          1. The Honeydripper Part 1 - Exclusive 207 A - 1945
          2. The Honeydripper Part 2 - Exclusive 207 B - 1945
          3. Pink Champagne - Specialty SP 355 A - 1950
 
          The Honeydripper Part 1 & 2 played in sequence
 
          ALL THREE played in sequence

     B. Download RealAudio...
 
          1. The Honeydripper Part 1 - Exclusive 207 A - 1945
          2. The Honeydripper Part 2 - Exclusive 207 B - 1945
          3. Pink Champagne - Specialty SP 355 A - 1950

     C. Stream/Download Media Player...
 
          1. The Honeydripper Part 1 - Exclusive 207 A - 1945
          2. The Honeydripper Part 2 - Exclusive 207 B - 1945
          3. Pink Champagne - Specialty SP 355 A - 1950

The Billboard 3/10/51

     [To download audio files, right-click on link and then select "Save (Link) Target As..."]


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