Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
(Week of 11/26/05 - 12/2/05)


"Red Wagon"/"You Ain't Nowhere"
by Jimmie Lunceford And His Orchestra
Vocal By The Dandridge Sisters
on Columbia 35782
released in 1940


Above: Photos of (L,C) Dorothy Dandridge and (R) Jimmie Lunceford. The other two "Dandridge Sisters" were Vivian Dandridge and Etta Jones.


[Above newspaper clipping provided by Richard Koloda.]
Above: Newspaper clipping from June 7, 1952. A similar ad from a few days earlier states that Dorothy is "direct from Ed Sullivan's TV Show."


Above: Both sides of Columbia 35782 were recorded on 7/9/40. The Dixiaires released their version of "Your Red Wagon" in 1948. The Dandridge Sisters recorded two more sides on Columbia (1940) with Jimmie Lunceford.

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

A) Click on an option below to listen to Jimmie Lunceford Orch./The Dandridge Sisters using Streaming RealAudio.

Red Wagon - Columbia 35782 - 1940
You Ain't Nowhere - Columbia 35782 - 1940
"BOTH SONGS" played in sequence

B) Click on an option below to listen to Jimmie Lunceford Orch./The Dandridge Sisters using Downloading RealAudio.

Red Wagon - Columbia 35782 - 1940 (file size=401KB)
You Ain't Nowhere - Columbia 35782 - 1940 (file size=460KB)


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