Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
#712 (Week of 5/28/11 - 6/3/11)

SPOTLIGHT ON THE PHIL MOORE FOUR
PART TWO OF THREE

THIS WEEK'S SELECTIONS PROVIDED BY ANDREW BOHAN & MARK DE MEYER

"*I'm Gonna See My Baby"/"**Together"
by The Phil Moore Four
Vocal Refrain by *Phil Moore/**Billy Daniels
on Victor 20-1613-A/B
released in 1944

"A Little On The Lonely Side"
by The Phil Moore Four
Vocal Refrain by Phil Moore
on Victor 20-1641-B
released in 1945


Above: The Phil Moore Four (L-R) John Levy (bass fiddle), Phil Moore (piano), Walter Bishop (drums) and John Letman (trumpet). For this week's selections, The Phil Moore "Four" were Moore, Bishop, Doles Dickens (bass fiddle), Edward Leroy Gibbs (guitar), and Remo Palmieri (electric guitar).


Above: The Billboard full page clipping from 5/12/45 edition.


     
Above: Label images of Victor 20-1613 recorded on (A Side)12/13/44/(B Side)11/24/44 and released in December 1944; Victor 20-1641 recorded on 2/7/45 and released in February 1945. The Phil Moore Four had releases on (RCA) Victor (1944-53), V-Disc (1945), Musicraft (1946), and Black & White (1946-47). They also backed Lena Horne on one Victor release (1945), Annette Warren on one Black & White release (1947) and Frank Sinatra on three Columbia releases (1949).

The flip of Victor 20-1641 is "My Dreams Are Getting Better All The Time."

Listen to this week's selections by The Phil Moore Four on Victor 20-1613/1641 from 1944/45:
[Audio restoration by Dave Saviet.]



The Billboard Review 3/3/45
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          1. I'm Gonna See My Baby
          2. Together
          3. A Little On The Lonely Side
 
          ALL THREE played in sequence

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          1. I'm Gonna See My Baby
          2. Together
          3. A Little On The Lonely Side

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          1. I'm Gonna See My Baby
          2. Together
          3. A Little On The Lonely Side

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The Billboard Review 1/13/45

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