(Biweekly 9/18/04 - 10/1/04)
"Mama Didn't Raise No Crazy Kids"/"The Joke Is On Me"
by The Freddie Cole Trio
on Another Topper TR-204
released in 1952
Above: Photo of Freddie Cole.
Above: Label image of Another Topper TR-204 released about September 1952. Topper was a Chicago label at this time.
- September 1952: "Lee Egalnick very excited about his new tune, penned by Lee and Bill Dahl, and published by Premium Music, titled "No Crazy Kids." Song has been released on the Topper label by one Mr. Freddie Cole, who happens to have a brother by the name of 'Nat'..."
- December 1952: "Freddie Cole, kid brother of Nat, pulled from his trio last week to go it with only his younger brother, Isaac, as his accompaniest. Kid will cut a first session December 6 for the Okeh label, with Percy Faith batoning the eight sides..."
Listen to this week's selections:
A) Click on an option below to listen to The Freddie Cole Trio using Streaming RealAudio.
"Mama Didn't Raise No Crazy Kids" - Another Topper TR-204 - 1952
"The Joke Is On Me" - Another Topper TR-204 - 1952
"BOTH SONGS" played in sequence
B) Click on an option below to listen to Downloading RealAudio.
"Mama Didn't Raise No Crazy Kids" - Another Topper TR-204 - 1952 (file size=368KB)
"The Joke Is On Me" - Another Topper TR-204 - 1952 (file size=449KB)
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