Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
#622 (Week of 6/20/09 - 6/26/09)


THIS WEEK'S SELECTIONS PROVIDED BY ANDREW BOHAN

"Love Me Again"/"Dog Gone It"
by Donna Hightower (And The Jacks)
on RPM 432
released in 1955

"Dream A Little Longer"
by The Jacks
on RPM 467
released in 1956


Above: Photos of The Jacks and Donna Hightower. The Jacks, who were the same group as The Cadets (Modern Records), consisted of (Top L-R) Aaron Collins, lead tenor; Will "Dub" Jones, bass; Willie Davis, lead tenor; (Center) Ted Taylor, tenor; and (Bottom) Lloyd McCraw, baritone.

Click HERE for an article about The Jacks/Cadets by Marv Goldberg.
Click HERE for an article about The Jacks/Cadets by J.C. Marion.
(Above links will open in a separate window)



Above: Label images of RPM 432 released in June 1955 and RPM 467 released in July 1956. The Jacks backed Donna on two RPM releases (1955). They also backed Richard Berry on Flair (1955) and Young Jessie on Modern (1955). They recorded as The Jacks for RPM (1955-56) and The Cadets for Modern (1955-57). "Dream..." is led by Willie Davis and was the last record released as by The Jacks, who were Davis, Collins, Jones and Pete Fox at the time.

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

     A. Stream RealAudio...
 
          Love Me Again - Donna Hightower And The Jacks
          Dog Gone It - Donna Hightower And The Jacks
          Dream A Little Longer - The Jacks
 
          ALL THREE played in sequence

     B. Download RealAudio...
 
          Love Me Again - Donna Hightower And The Jacks
          Dog Gone It - Donna Hightower And The Jacks
          Dream A Little Longer - The Jacks
 
     C. Stream/Download Media Player...
 
          Love Me Again - Donna Hightower And The Jacks
          Dog Gone It - Donna Hightower And The Jacks
          Dream A Little Longer - The Jacks

           [To download audio files, right-click on link and then select "Save (Link) Target As..."]


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