Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
(Week of 2/19/05 - 2/25/05)


"My Buddy Blues"/"Return, Gal Of Mine"
by The Five Breezes
on Bluebird B-8614-A/B
released in 1941


Above: Photo of The Five Breezes. This Chicago group consisted of Joe Bell, Leonard Caston, Gene Gilmore, Willie Hawthorne, and Willie Dixon. Dixon (far left with bass) and Caston (at piano) later formed The Big Three Trio with Bernado Dennis.


Above: Label for Bluebird B-8614-A recorded on 11/15/40 and released in January 1941. The Five Breezes had four records released on Bluebird (1940-41), all sides recorded on the same day.

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

A) Click on an option below to listen to The Five Breezes using Streaming RealAudio.

My Buddy Blues - Bluebird B-8614-A - 1941
Return, Gal Of Mine - Bluebird B-8614-B - 1941
"BOTH SONGS" played in sequence

B) Click on an option below to listen to The Five Breezes using Downloading RealAudio.

My Buddy Blues - Bluebird B-8614-A - 1941 (file size=481KB)
Return, Gal Of Mine - Bluebird B-8614-B - 1941 (file size=374KB)


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