Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
#528 (Week of 7/21/07 - 7/27/07)

SPOTLIGHT ON THE FOUR KNIGHTS - PART ONE

"Walkin' With My Shadow"
by The Four Knights
on Decca 48014 B
released in 1946

"Walkin' And Whistlin' Blues"
by The Four Knights
on Telefunken C 80146 (Capitol 1707)
released in 1951


Above: The Four Knights: (Top) Gene Alford, lead tenor; (bottom L-R) John Wallace, 2nd tenor & guitar; Oscar Broadway, bass; Clarence Dixon, baritone.

THE FOUR KNIGHTS WERE INDUCTED INTO THE UGHA HALL OF FAME ON 4/24/99!

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Above: Label images for Decca 48014 B and Telefunken C 80146 recorded on August 27, 1946 and June 13, 1951 respectively. Telefunken was a German company licensed to release Capitol product in Europe. Lead singer on both of these is Gene Alford, who also does the whistling on both (plus lots of walkin').

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

  A) Stream RealAudio...
 
     Walkin' With My Shadow - Decca 48014 B - 1946
     Walkin' And Whistlin' Blues - Telefunken C 80146 -
     1951
 
     BOTH SONGS played in sequence

  B) Download RealAudio...
 
     Walkin' With My Shadow - Decca 48014 B - 1951
     Walkin' And Whistlin' Blues - Telefunken C 80146 -
     1951

     [Left: The Four Knights: (L-R) Clarence Dixon, Gene Alford
     (lead), Oscar Broadway, John Wallace.]



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