Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
#697 (Week of 1/29/11 - 2/4/11)

"Too Late To Be Good Blues"
by Maggie Hathaway And Her Bluesmen
on Black & White 113
released in 1946


Above: Still shot of Maggie Hathaway (left center, dancing with man) from the 1943 movie "Cabin In The Sky." From 1938 to 1949, she played small parts in various movies, mostly as a dancer.


Above Left: Label image of Black & White 113 released in December 1946. This is the first of two releases by Maggie Hathaway And Her Bluesmen on the Black & White label. Maggie is shown as composer for all four sides. Interestingly, The Billboard dated 1/18/47 shows this side as "Love Is So Low Down." She also had four sides (three records) on Recorded In Hollywood (1950-51), all with The Robins.

Above Right: 1955 photo of Maggie Hathaway.


[Above label image and associated audio provided by Andrew Bohan.]

Above Left: Label image of Black & White 124 released in February 1948. There is no vocal group backing on this record. As shown, her Bluesmen were Ramon LaRue (piano), Samuel E. Joshua (drums), Theodore LeRoy Bunn (guitar), and Julius Gilmore (bass).

Above Right: Review from The Billboard dated 3/20/48.


Listen to this week's selections by Maggie Hathaway And Her Bluesmen:
[Audio restoration by Dave Saviet.]

     A. Stream RealAudio...
 
          1. Too Late To Be Good Blues - Black & White 113 - 1946
          2. Here Goes A Fool - Black & White 113 - 1946
          3. Nobody's Business What I Do - Black & White 124 - 1948
          4. You Have Fallen In Love - Black & White 124 - 1948
 
          ALL FOUR played in sequence

     B. Download RealAudio...
 
          1. Too Late To Be Good Blues - Black & White 113 - 1946
          2. Here Goes A Fool - Black & White 113 - 1946
          3. Nobody's Business What I Do - Black & White 124 - 1948
          4. You Have Fallen In Love - Black & White 124 - 1948

     C. Stream/Download Media Player...
 
          1. Too Late To Be Good Blues - Black & White 113 - 1946
          2. Here Goes A Fool - Black & White 113 - 1946
          3. Nobody's Business What I Do - Black & White 124 - 1948
          4. You Have Fallen In Love - Black & White 124 - 1948

Maggie Hathaway 1962

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