Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
(Week of 2/7/04 - 2/13/04)


BATTLE OF THE GROUPS... PART 6

"Little Small Town Girl"
by The Delta Rhythm Boys
on RCA Victor 20-2588-A
released in 1947

"Little Small Town Girl"
by The Blenders
on Decca 27403
released in 1951



Photo Of The Delta Rhythm Boys Photo Of The Blenders

Above Left: Photo of The Delta Rhythm Boys. (L-R) Rene DeKnight (piano), Kelsey Pharr, Traverse Crawford, Carl Jones, Lee Gaines.

Click HERE for a short article about The Delta Rhythm Boys by J.C. Marion.

Above Right: Photo of The Blenders. (TOP L-R) Ollie Jones, James DeLoach, Abel DeCosta, (BOTTOM L-R) Tommy Adams, Ernie Brown.

Click HERE for an article about The Blenders by Marv Goldberg.

Click HERE for a short article about The Blenders by J.C. Marion.



RCA Victor Label-Little Small Town Girl-The Delta Rhythm Boys-1947 Decca Label-Little Small Town Girl-The Blenders-1951

Above Left: Label image of RCA Victor 20-2588-A recorded on 10-31-47 and released in December 1947. The Delta Rhythm Boys had releases on Decca (1941-55), Musicraft (1949), RCA Victor (1947-53), Atlantic (1949-50), London (1952), and Mercury (1952).

Above Right: Label image of Decca 27403 recorded on 10-4-50 and released in January 1951. The Blenders had releases on National (1949), Decca (1950-51), Jay-Dee (1951), and M-G-M (1953).

Listen to this week's selections:

A) Click on an option below to listen to Little Small Town Girl using Streaming RealAudio.

The Delta Rhythm Boys - RCA Victor 20-2588-A - 1947
The Blenders - Decca 27403 - 1951
"BOTH SONGS" played in sequence

B) Click on an option below to listen to Little Small Town Girl using Downloading RealAudio.

The Delta Rhythm Boys - RCA Victor 20-2588-A - 1947 (file size=395KB)
The Blenders - Decca 27403 - 1951 (file size=368KB)

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO ANOTHER VERSION OF "LITTLE SMALL TOWN GIRL" BY ELLA FITZGERALD AND THE INK SPOTS.


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