Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
(Week of 10/12/02 - 10/18/02)


"Here In My Heart"
by Wini Brown And Her Boyfriends
on Mercury 5870
released in 1952

[The above photo provided by Paul Ressler.]

Above: Photo of Wini Brown.

From trade magazine article dated June 1952:
"We had the privilege this week of watching two artists at work in a recording session. One was the up-and-coming songstress Wini Brown, who can't help but become one of the nation's really big stars with the talent she displays. The other was Bobby Shad, whose handling of the session was artistry in itself. Look for Wini's version of "Here In My Heart" to create many new fans for the gal."

(NOTE: Bobby Shad was Mercury Records' rhythm & blues head at the time)

Click HERE for an article about Wini Brown by Marv Goldberg.
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Above: From California Eagle newspaper (April 1947). Wini Brown was featured songstress with the Lionel Hampton Orchestra.


Above: Label image of Mercury 5870 released in June 1952. This was their second of two releases on Mercury, both in 1952. In his article on Warren Suttles And The Dreamers, Marv Goldberg states that on this second record, Her Boyfriends were "a group that Joe Van Loan put together".

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