Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
#550 (Week of 1/12/08 - 1/18/08)

"I Will Wait"
by The Four Buddies
on Savoy 769-A
released in 1950

"My Summer's Gone"/
"Why At A Time Like This"
by The Four Buddies
on Savoy 789-A/B
released in 1951


    
Above: The Four Buddies consisted of (L-R) Larry Harrison (lead tenor), Gregory Carroll (2nd tenor), Tommy Carter (bass), and Bert Palmer (baritone). The above clipping is from The Cash Box magazine dated June 16, 1951.

THE FOUR BUDDIES WERE INDUCTED INTO THE UGHA HALL OF FAME ON 4/4/98!

Click HERE to view an article about The Four Buddies by Marv Goldberg.
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Above: Savoy 769 was recorded on 10/12/50 and released in December 1950. The flip, composed by John (Gregory) Carroll, is "Just To See You Smile Again." Savoy 789 was recorded on 1/13/51 and released in June 1951. The flip of this one, "Why At A Time Like This," was composed by Vernon (Bert) Palmer. Larry Harrison sings lead on all four sides.

The Four Buddies had eight releases on Savoy (1951-53) plus one side backing Dolly Cooper (1953).

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

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       I Will Wait - Savoy 769-A - 1950
       My Summer's Gone - Savoy 789-A - 1951
       Why At A Time Like This - Savoy 789-B - 1951
 
       ALL THREE SONGS played in sequence

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       I Will Wait - Savoy 769-A - 1950
       My Summer's Gone - Savoy 789-A - 1951
       Why At A Time Like This - Savoy 789-B - 1951
 
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       I Will Wait - Savoy 769-A - 1950
       My Summer's Gone - Savoy 789-A - 1951
       Why At A Time Like This - Savoy 789-B - 1951
 
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(Above: Clipping from December 1950)
[Courtesy of Galen Gart]

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