SPOTLIGHT ON THE RAVENS - PART TWO
(In Memory Of Warren Suttles)
"Someday"/"If You Didn't Mean It"
by The Ravens
on National 9089
released in 1949
Above: May 28, 1949 clipping of The Ravens, who were (L-R) Warren Suttles (baritone), Maithe Marshall (tenor), Jimmy Ricks (bass), and Leonard Puzey (tenor).
Click HERE for a four-part article about The Ravens by Marv Goldberg.
Click HERE for an article about The Ravens (1940's) by J.C. Marion.
Click HERE for an article about The Ravens (1950) by J.C. Marion.
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RAVENS CLIPPINGS: [FROM BILLBOARD]
Above: Label image of National 9089 released in September 1949. Jimmy Ricks sings lead on both sides with Maithe Marshall contributing to the lead on "Someday." The Ravens had releases on Hub (1946), National (1947-51), King (1948-49), Columbia/Okeh (1950-52), Mercury (1951-55), and Jubilee (1955-56).
Listen to this week's selections by The Ravens on National 9089 from 1949:
[Audio restoration by Dave Saviet.]
Above: January 22, 1949 Clipping A. Stream RealAudio...
If You Didn't Mean It
BOTH played in sequence
MORE SELECTIONS BY THE RAVENS:
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- PART ONE: "Lullaby" - Hub 3030 - 1946
- PART ONE: "How Could I Know" - National 9059 - 1948
- "Would You Believe Me" - National 9035 - 1947
- "Bee I Bumblebee Or Not" - National 9040 - 1947
- "Fool That I Am" - National 9040 - 1947
- "It's Too Soon To Know" - National 9056 - 1948
- "I'm So Crazy For Love" - Columbia 39070 - 1950
- "There's No Use Pretending" - Mercury 5764 - 1951
- "Hey, Good Lookin" (w/ Dinah Washington) - Mercury 8257 - 1951
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