Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
#530 (Week of 8/4/07 - 8/10/07)

THE FIVE JONES BOYS ON TRANSCRIPTION DISC

"Nagasaki"
by The Jones Boys
on Ram Recordings B-3048
released circa 1936

"Lazy Bones"
by The Five Jones Boys
on Hollywood Spotlight Show
released circa 1935


Above: Still clip of The Jones Boys from the 1936 movie "The Big Show" starring Gene Autry. This group consisted of Jimmy Springs, William Bartley, Herman Wood, Louis Wood, and Charles Hopkins. Springs (front center in photo) would later become the tenor lead of The Five Red Caps.


Above: Label image for Ram Recordings B-3048. The Five Jones Boys recorded several transcription discs (circa 1936-37) as well as two releases on the Variety label (1937). In 1937, they joined members of The Four Blackbirds to form The Jones Boys Sing Band. This combined group starred in two MGM shorts (1938).

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

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     Nagasaki - Ram Recordings B-3048 - 1936
     Lazy Bones - Hollywood Spotlight Show - 1935
 
     BOTH SONGS played in sequence

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     Nagasaki - Ram Recordings B-3048 - 1936
     Lazy Bones - Hollywood Spotlight Show - 1935
 
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     Nagasaki - Ram Recordings B-3048 - 1936
     Lazy Bones - Hollywood Spotlight Show - 1935
 

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