Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
#723 (Week of 9/3/11 - 9/9/11)

"I Ain't Mad At You Pretty Baby"
by The Flennoy Trio
on Excelsior FT-116
released in 1945


    

Above: The Flennoy Trio, consisted of Lorenzo Flennoy (piano), Jimmie Edwards (guitar) and Robert Lewis (bass). The above is from The Billboard magazine dated 9/15/45.


    


(L-R) Otis René and Jack Gutshall (1945)


At Left: The Billboard magazine column excerpts from
the (Top) 8/9/44 and (Bottom) 9/1/45 editions.
The bottom column is referring to Otis René.
Reference Links: Ceele Burke ; Herb Jeffries ; Exclusive ; Excelsior.


    


Above Left: Review from The Billboard magazine dated 1/5/46.

Above Right: Label image of Excelsior FT-116. This is The Flennoy Trio's first of eight records on Excelsior (1945-49), including two sides backing Joe Turner. They also had two releases on MeloDisc (1945), one backing Dan Grissom. The Flennoy Trio had tracks on at least one AFRS transcription disc (1944). They can be seen and heard on two Soundies from late 1944 backing Mabel Scott.

This song was a hit for Dwight "Gatemouth" Moore in late 1945 on the National label.

Listen to this week's selections by The Flennoy Trio on Excelsior FT-116 from 1945:
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