Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
#716 (Week of 6/25/11 - 7/1/11)

"Your Wig Is Gone"
by Cee Pee Johnson And Orchestra
on Black & White 758-B
released in 1946


Above: Cee Pee Johnson from (L) 1941 and (R) 1940. He was a band leader, tom-tom drum player, singer and composer.


   

Above: Clipping from 6/1/46 edition of The Billboard and corresponding review from 7/27/46. The record did not go over well with this reviewer!


(Top) "Movie Machine Review" from The Billboard 5/15/43 for Cee Pee Johnson Soundie.

(Middle) Still shot from 1940 movie "Mystery In Swing" of Cee Pee Johnson and The Four Toppers performing "Let's Go To The Party."

(Bottom) Still shot of The Four Toppers from "Mystery In Swing." Jimmy Springs (2nd from left) and Steve Gibson (far right) went on to The Five Red Caps.



[The above record was provided by Lou Rallo courtesy of Dave Saviet.]
Above: Label image of Black & White 758 released either December 1945 or January 1946. This is the first of two consecutive releases by Cee Pee Johnson on the Black & White label. About two years later, T-Bone Walker would release "I Know Your Wig Is Gone," also on Black & White. Cee Pee also had releases on the Apollo (1946, 1949) and Atomic labels (1947).

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