Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
#604 (Week of 2/14/09 - 2/20/09)


SPOTLIGHT ON BIG THREE TRIO - PART TWO

"Signifying Monkey"/
"If The Sea Was Whiskey"
by Big Three Trio
on Columbia 37358
released in 1948

"I Keep On Worrying"
by Rosetta Howard
And Big Three Trio
on Columbia 30127
released in 1948


Above: Photo of Big Three Trio. The performers on this week's featured Columbia record are Willie Dixon (bass fiddle), Leonard Caston (piano), Bernardo Dennis (guitar), and Charles Sanders (drums).


Above: Label image of Columbia 37358 recorded on 3/11/47 and released in May 1948. This same version of "Signifying Monkey" was released on Bullet in June 1947.


[Label image at right and corresponding audio provided
by Andrew Bohan.]
Above Left: Photo of Rosetta Howard.

Above Right: Label image of Columbia 30127 recorded on 6/10/47, but not released until June 1948. Rosetta had a total of four releases with Big Three Trio, all on Columbia (1947-48).

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

      A. Stream RealAudio...
 
           Signifying Monkey - Big Three Trio - Columbia 37358 - 1947
           If The Sea Was Whiskey - Big Three Trio - Columbia 37358 - 1947
           I Keep On Worrying - Rosetta Howard And Big Three Trio - Columbia 30127 - 1948
 
           ALL THREE played in sequence

      B. Download RealAudio...
 
           Signifying Monkey - Big Three Trio - Columbia 37358 - 1947
           If The Sea Was Whiskey - Big Three Trio - Columbia 37358 - 1947
           I Keep On Worrying - Rosetta Howard And Big Three Trio - Columbia 30127 - 1948
 
      C. Stream/Download Media Player...
 
           Signifying Monkey - Big Three Trio - Columbia 37358 - 1947
           If The Sea Was Whiskey - Big Three Trio - Columbia 37358 - 1947
           I Keep On Worrying - Rosetta Howard And Big Three Trio - Columbia 30127 - 1948


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