Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
#681 (Week of 10/9/10 - 10/15/10)

SPOTLIGHT ON SAVANNAH CHURCHILL - PART TWO OF TWO

"Why Was I Born?"
by Savannah Churchill
on Arco 1222-A
released in 1950

"Don't Trade Your Love For Gold"
by King Odom Four
on Abbey 15064
released in 1952


[Above photo provided by Jeff Beckman.]

Above: Savannah Churchill and King Odom Four. (L-R) David "Boots" Bowers (with bass fiddle), Isaiah Bing, David "King" Odom, Savannah Churchill, and Cleveland "Bill" Bing (with guitar). King Odom Four also recorded as the King Odom Quartet.

Click HERE for newspaper clippings about Savannah Churchill from 1943 to 1953.
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Click HERE for an article about The King Odom Quartet by Marv Goldberg.
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Above: Label images of Arco 1222-A released in 1950, but recorded in 1945, and Abbey 15064 released in March 1952. Lead singer on the Abbey record is King Odom himself.

Listen to this week's selections by Savannah Churchill and King Odom Four:
[Audio restoration by Dave Saviet.]

     A. Stream RealAudio...
 
          1. Why Was I Born? - Arco 1222-A - 1950
          2. Don't Trade Your Love For Gold - Abbey 15064 - 1952
 
          BOTH played in sequence

     B. Download RealAudio...
 
          1. Why Was I Born? - Arco 1222-A - 1950
          2. Don't Trade Your Love For Gold - Abbey 15064 - 1952

     C. Stream/Download Media Player...
 
          1. Why Was I Born? - Arco 1222-A - 1950
          2. Don't Trade Your Love For Gold - Abbey 15064 - 1952

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





(Savannah Churchill)

Click HERE for SPOTLIGHT ON SAVANNAH CHURCHILL - PART ONE.
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