Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
(Week of 3/25/06 - 3/31/06)


"I'll Follow You"
by The Four Tones
(With Sophia Nae)
on A-1 Records A-1001
released in 1944

"Thank You For The Lies"
by Dusty Brooks And His Four Tones
(Vocal by Raymond Wheaton)
on Memo 1001
released in 1945



Above: Photo of Dusty Brooks And His Four Tones from 1944. "Hollywood's favorite Quintette... piano, bass, drums, electric guitar, five voices". Their classic lineup consisted of Lucious "Dusty" Brooks, Leon Buck, Ira Hardin, Rudolph Hunter, and Johnny Porter.


Above: Label image for A-1 Records A-1001 (Left) and Memo 1001 (Right). The Four Tones had releases on many different labels from 1939 to 1953. The A-1 sides were reissued on the La Marr's "Star" label in 1945. Note that La Marr is listed in composer's credits on both of the above labels.

Listen to this week's selections by The Four Tones: [Audio restoration by Dave Saviet.]
 
A) Streaming RealAudio.
 
I'll Follow You - A-1 Records A-1001 - 1944
Thank You For The Lies - Memo 1001 - 1945
"BOTH SONGS" played in sequence

B) Downloading RealAudio.
 
I'll Follow You - A-1 Records A-1001 - 1944
(file size=498KB)
Thank You For The Lies - Memo 1001 - 1945
(file size=449KB)


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