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

(Biweekly 2/7/04 - 2/20/04)


"Put Yourself In My Place Baby"/"Two Loves Have I"
by Claude Hopkins Quartet (Vocal Rena Collins)
on Rainbow 10036
released in 1947


Photo Of Claude Hopkins Orchestra

Above: Photo of Claude Hopkins Orchestra. Hopkins is at the piano. This photo is pre-1947 when he had a large orchestra.

Per Bill Proctor (2-8-04), personnel in photo are:
Front Row, L-R: Claude, Jabbo Smith, Vic Dickenson, Beverly White, Ben Smith, Walter Jones.
Standing, Rear Row L-R: Abe Bolar, Gene Johnson, Shirley Clay, Bobby Sands, Chauncey Houghton, Fred Norman, Lincoln Mills, Pete Jacobs.



Rainbow Label-Put Yourself In My Place Baby-1947

Above: Label image of Rainbow 10036A released in 1947. The flip "Two Loves Have I" is the same song The Diamonds released on Atlantic in 1953. This pairing of Hopkins and Collins had at least one other release on Rainbow.

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

A) Click on an option below to listen to Claude Hopkins Quartet (Vocal Rena Collins) using Streaming RealAudio.

"Put Yourself In My Place Baby" - Rainbow 10036A - 1947
"Two Loves Have I" - Rainbow 10036B - 1947
"BOTH SONGS" played in sequence

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

"Put Yourself In My Place Baby" - Rainbow 10036A - 1947 (file size=444KB)
"Two Loves Have I" - Rainbow 10036B - 1947 (file size=487KB)


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