Previous Single Artist Record Of The Week
From The Collection Of Paul Ressler

(Biweekly 7/10/04 - 7/23/04)


"Marshall Plan"/"Berry Well"
by Al Sears And His Orchestra
on King 4520-A/AA
released in 1952


Photo Of Big Al Sears

Above: Photo of Big Al Sears.

Click HERE for an article about Big Al Sears by J.C. Marion.



King Label-Marshall Plan-1952 King Label-Berry Well-1952

Above: Label image of King 4520. Both of these instrumental sides were named after members in the orchestra.

Personnel listed on the label are: Al Sears (tenor sax), Charles Holmes (alto sax), Emmett Berry (trumpet), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Leroy Lovett (piano), Joe Marshall (bass fiddle), and Lloyd Trotman (drums). Side A features Marshall on drums.

Listen to this week's selections:

A) Click on an option below to listen to Al Sears And His Orchestra using Streaming RealAudio.

"Marshall Plan" - King 4520 - 1952
"Berry Well" - King 4520 - 1952
"BOTH SONGS" played in sequence

B) Click on an option below to listen to Downloading RealAudio.

"Marshall Plan" - King 4520 - 1952 (file size=427KB)
"Berry Well" - King 4520 - 1952 (file size=449KB)


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