Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
#832 (2/14/15 - 2/27/15)

"Early Sunday Morning"/"No One To Love Me"
by The Sha-Weez
on Aladdin 3170
released in 1952

Above: The Sha-Weez (Back L-R) Alfred Woodard, Eric Warner, Edgar Myles, Nolan Blackwell, Irving Bannister (with guitar), (Front-At Piano) James Crawford and Warren Myles. Alfred Bernard and David Lastie are not in this photo. Four (E. Myles, Bannister, Crawford and W. Myles) were the singing members, as well as instrumentalists. The other five members were part of the band.

Click HERE for an article about The Sha-Weez by Marv Goldberg.
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Above: From The Billboard dated 3/28/53.

EXTRA AUDIO SELECTIONS (Windows Media Player):

These are the two "unreleased" songs by The Sha-Weez from the Aladdin November 23, 1952 recording session. Edgar Myles is the lead singer on both.

Listen to "You Made Me Love You" - The Sha-Weez - Aladdin Unreleased.

Listen to "Feeling Sad" - The Sha-Weez - Aladdin Unreleased.

Above: Label image of Aladdin 3170 recorded on November 23, 1952 and released in December 1952. This was The Sha-Weez' only release on Aladdin. Edgar "Big Boy" Miles is the lead singer on both sides, with James "Sugar Boy" Crawford doing the "talking/sobbing" part on "No One To Love Me." Members of the vocal portion of the group composed both sides, with "Crawford" added as the fourth composer on the flip.

The Billboard Review (4/4/53):

Early Sunday Morning
(79) The Sha-Weez, new group on the label, come thru with a sock reading of a strong new ballad, backed with a hefty beat by the ork. The group sings well and has a good commercial sound. This side could be a coin-grabber with exposure.
No One To Love Me (72) The Sha-Weez turn in an effective performance on this side, but the material is much weaker than the flip.

(NOTE: A ratings range of 70-79 was considered "good.")

Listen to this week's selections by The Sha-Weez on Aladdin 3170 from 1952:
[Audio restoration by Dave Saviet.]

          1. Early Sunday Morning
          2. No One To Love Me
          BOTH played in sequence

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          1. Early Sunday Morning
          2. No One To Love Me

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          1. Early Sunday Morning
          2. No One To Love Me

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