Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
#711 (Week of 5/21/11 - 5/27/11)

SPOTLIGHT ON SHOW TIME RECORDS

"Love Only You"/"Crashing The Party"
by The Feathers
on Show Time 1106
released in 1955


Above: Peter Morgan, who (along with Austin McCoy) owned Show Time Records, located in Los Angeles, CA.

Click HERE for an article about The Feathers by Marv Goldberg.
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Above: The Billboard clippings from (Left) 12/25/54 and (Right) 4/30/55. Corrections: "John Stratton" is "Johnny Staton" and "Johnny Dollar" is "Johnny Darling."


Above: The Billboard clippings from (Left) 1/29/55 and (Right) 1/8/55.


Above: The Billboard reviews from (Top L-R) 12/11/54, 2/19/55 and (Bottom L-R) 4/30/55, 2/4/56.


     
Above: Label image of Show Time 1106 released in August 1955. Group members on "Love Only You" are Johnny Staton and sister Lenora Staton singing duet lead, and brothers Isaiah, James, and Louis Staton. The flip side drops Lenora Staton and adds bass singer Ray Anderson, who composed and sings lead on it.

The Feathers had three releases on Show Time (1954-55), one side backing June Moy on Show Time (1954), two releases on Aladdin (1954-55), one release on Hollywood (1956) and also backed Jesse Belvin on one Hollywood release (1956).

Listen to this week's selections by The Feathers on Show Time 1106 from 1955:
[Audio restoration by Dave Saviet.]

     A. Stream RealAudio...
 
          1. Love Only You
          2. Crashing The Party
 
          BOTH played in sequence

     B. Download RealAudio...
 
          1. Love Only You
          2. Crashing The Party

     C. Stream/Download Media Player...
 
          1. Love Only You
          2. Crashing The Party

The Billboard Review 9/10/55

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