Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
(Week of 5/28/05 - 6/3/05)


"I'll Be True"/"Yas, Yas, Yas"
by Three Bits Of Rhythm
on Modern Music 137
released in 1946


Above Left: Photo of Three Bits Of Rhythm. They consisted of Theodore "Fate" Rudolph (bass and vibes), Bruce Williams (electric hawaiian and steel guitars and bass), and Solomon Laugenour (electric guitar).

Above Right: Ad for Three Bits Of Rhythm. Note the "censored" comment... "Yas, Yas, Yas" (listen below) and their first Modern Music release "I Used To Work In Chicago" are examples.






Above: Label for Modern Music 137 B. This was Three Bits Of Rhythm's second of four on Modern (1946-47). They also had two releases on Decca (1941).

Listen to this week's selections: [Audio restoration by Dave Saviet.]

A) Click on an option below to listen to Three Bits Of Rhythm using Streaming RealAudio.

I'll Be True - Modern Music 137 B - 1946
Yas, Yas, Yas - Modern Music 137 A - 1946
"BOTH SONGS" played in sequence

B) Click on an option below to listen to Three Bits Of Rhythm using Downloading RealAudio.

I'll Be True - Modern Music 137 B - 1946 (file size=465KB)
Yas, Yas, Yas - Modern Music 137 A - 1946 (file size=433KB)


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