Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
#701 (Week of 2/26/11 - 3/4/11)

THE KING LABEL - PART TWO OF THREE

THE ADMIRALS - PART ONE OF TWO

"It's A Sad, Sad Feeling"
by Cathy Ryan And The Admirals
Lucky Millinder Orchestra
on King 4792
released in 1955


Above: The Admirals, besides back-up duties, had two releases on their own for the King label in 1955. As The Sultans, they had four records on the Duke label, three in 1954 and one more in 1957. The Sultans/Admirals consisted of Willie Barnes (lead tenor), Wesley Devereaux (1st tenor), Eugene McDaniels (2nd tenor), Richard Beasley (bass), and James Farmer (baritone).

Click HERE for an article about The Sultans/Admirals by J.C. Marion.
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Above: King Records clippings from The Billboard dated 9/17/55 and 11/5/55.





Above: Reviews from The Billboard. Hold cursor over each review to see date of publication.


Above: (Left) Column from The Billboard dated 5/30/53. (Right) Label image of King 4792, recorded on March 8, 1955 and released the following month. The flip is an instrumental by Lucky Millinder's Orchestra. Millinder-Glover are shown as composers on both sides. Henry Glover was one of King's main a&r men.

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The Sultans/Admirals

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