THIS WEEK'S SELECTIONS PROVIDED BY DAVE SAVIET
"Hearts Of Stone"
"A Fool In Paradise"
Above: A mid-1954 photo of The Jewels. (L-R at microphones) Rudy Jackson (tenor), James Brown (bass), Johnny Torrence (tenor), and Dee Hawkins (tenor). After this photo and before recording "Hearts Of Stone", a fifth member, Vernon Knight (baritone), was added to the group.
Click HERE for an article about The Jewels by Marv Goldberg. (Will open in a separate window)
Above: Label images for R and B 1301-B released in September 1954 and R and B 1303B released in October 1954. Note that these were the "B" sides! A 1954 ad for #1303 (see below) mentions only the "A" side. Rudy Jackson sings lead on all four sides of these two records.
Listen to this week's selections by The Jewels: [Audio restoration by Dave Saviet.]
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Hearts Of Stone - R and B 1301-B - 1954
A Fool In Paradise - R and B 1303B - 1954
BOTH SONGS played in sequence
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Hearts Of Stone - R and B 1301-B - 1954 (406KB)
A Fool In Paradise - R and B 1303B - 1954 (330KB)
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