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(Week of 12/30/00 - 1/5/00)


PART FOUR OF SPECIAL FIVE WEEK TRIBUTE
TO SAVANNAH CHURCHILL

(presented intermittently over the next few months)

"Shed A Tear"
by Savannah Churchill
on Decca 28836
released in 1953

"Just Whisper"
by Savannah Churchill
on Decca 29262
released in 1954


Photo of Savannah Churchill

Above: Provocative photo of Savannah Churchill. Savannah (maiden name: Valentine) was born in Colfax, LA on 8/21/20 and died in Brooklyn, NY on 4/20/74.


Decca Label-Shed A Tear-Savannah Churchill-1953 Decca Label-Shake A Hand-Savannah Churchill-1953
Above: This is the first of five that Savannah had released on the Decca label. There is no vocal group backing on either of these two sides. At right is the flip side, "Shake A Hand", her cover of the Faye Adams hit.

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Decca Label-Just Whisper-Savannah Churchill-1954 Decca Label-The Gypsy Was Wrong-Savannah Churchill-1954
Above: This is Savannah's last release for Decca. "Just Whisper" is the same song as The DuDroppers' on Groove (also issued in 1954). At right is the flip, "The Gypsy Was Wrong", an answer to The Ink Spots' big 1946 hit "The Gypsy". Savannah is backed on both of these sides by an unknown vocal group.

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