Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
#543 (Week of 11/3/07 - 11/9/07)

"Blue"/"My Honey's Lovin' Arms"
by The Foursome
on Decca 1867 A/B
released in 1938


Above: The Foursome taken from The Billboard Encyclopedia Of Music 1946-1947. This is the group reformed by Del Porter with Ray Johnson after World War II.

Click HERE for a biography of The Foursome by Jordan R. Young at allmusic.com.
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Above: Label image for Decca 1867 B, both sides recorded on 11/15/37. The Foursome (member's names shown on label) play "sweet potato" instruments on both selections. Versions of "My Honey's Lovin' Arms" had been previously released by Cab Calloway's Orchestra (1931) and Bing Crosby And The Mills Brothers (1933).

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

  A. Stream RealAudio...
 
     Blue - Decca 1867 A - 1938
     My Honey's Lovin' Arms - Decca 1867 B - 1938
 
     BOTH SONGS played in sequence

  B. Download RealAudio...
 
     Blue - Decca 1867 A - 1938
     My Honey's Lovin' Arms - Decca 1867 B - 1938
 
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     Blue - Decca 1867 A - 1938
     My Honey's Lovin' Arms - Decca 1867 B - 1938
 

     [**To download Media file, right-click on link under C and then click "Save (Link) Target As..."]


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