Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
(Week of 3/22/03 - 3/28/03)


HERB KENNY AND ROCKETS/COMETS ON "SPECIAL DISK JOCKEY RECORDS"!

"Calling You"
by Herb Kenny With The Rockets
on MGM 11360-B
released in 1952

"I Miss You So"
by Herb Kenny With The Rockets
on MGM 11397-A
released in 1953

"Only You"
by Herb Kenny And The Comets
on Federal 12083-AA
released in 1952


Image Of 'Calling You' Sheet Music MGM Label-Calling You-1952

Above Left: Sheet music for "Calling You" featuring photo of Herb Kenny.

Above Right: Label image for MGM 11360-B "Calling You". Both of the above images show Herb Kenny as co-composer of this song.



MGM Label-I Miss You So-1953 Federal Label-Only You-1952
Above: (Left) Label image for MGM 11397-A released in 1953 and (Right) for Federal 12083-AA released in 1952. Kenny is shown as co-composer on "Only You". All of this week's selections are on vinyl 78 RPM disk jockey records.

Herb Kenny/Rockets had five releases on MGM (1952-53) and Herb Kenny/Comets had just the one on Federal (1952). Herb, who was Bill Kenny's twin brother, also sang bass for The Ink Spots from 1945 to 1951.

Listen to this week's selections:

A) Click on an option below to listen to Herb Kenny And The Rockets/Comets using Streaming RealAudio.

"Calling You" - Herb Kenny With Rockets - MGM 11360-B - 1952
"I Miss You So" - Herb Kenny With Rockets - MGM 11397-A - 1953
"Only You" - Herb Kenny And Comets - Federal 12083-AA - 1952
"I Don't Care" - Herb Kenny With Rockets - MGM 11360-A - 1952
"When The Lights Go On Again" - Herb Kenny And Comets - Federal 12083-A - 1952
"ALL FIVE SONGS" played in sequence

B) Click on an option below to listen to Downloading RealAudio.

"Calling You" - Herb Kenny With Rockets - MGM 11360-B - 1952 (file size=406KB)
"I Miss You So" - Herb Kenny With Rockets - MGM 11397-A - 1953 (file size=481KB)
"Only You" - Herb Kenny And Comets - Federal 12083-AA - 1952 (file size=449KB)
"I Don't Care" - Herb Kenny With Rockets - MGM 11360-A - 1952 (file size=449KB)
"When The Lights Go On Again" - Herb Kenny And Comets - Federal 12083-A - 1952 (file size=422KB)



Photo Of Herb Kenny
[The above photo provided by Bill Proctor.]
Above: Photo of Herb Kenny circa 1945/1946.

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