Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
(Week of 8/24/02 - 8/30/02)


SPOTLIGHT ON THE THREE FLAMES... PART ONE OF TWO!

"Blue Moon"/"Your Issue Is Just Like Tissue"
by The Three Flames
on Gotham 106
released 1946

"Tiger's Blues"/"Exactly Like You"
by The Three Flames
on Gotham 107
released 1946

Photo of The Three Flames
[The above photo provided by Paul Ressler.]

Above: Photo of The Three Flames, who consisted of (L-R) Tiger Haynes (guitar), Roy Testamark (piano), and Averill Pollard (bass fiddle). Haynes was with Plink, Plank And Plunk prior to The Three Flames.


Gotham Label-The Three Flames-1946 Gotham Label-The Three Flames-1946
[The above label images and below audio files provided by George Moonoogian.]
Above: Label images for Gotham 106A and 107A released in March and May 1946, respectively. These were The Three Flames' first two records. They then moved to Columbia and their hit version of Jack McVea's "Open The Door Richard" issued in January 1947.

Listen to this week's selections:

A) Click on an option below to listen to Streaming RealAudio.

"Blue Moon" - Three Flames - Gotham 106A - 1946
"Your Issue Is Just Like Tissue" - Three Flames - Gotham 106B - 1946
"Tiger's Blues" - Three Flames - Gotham 107A - 1946
"Exactly Like You" - Three Flames - Gotham 107B - 1946
"ALL FOUR SONGS" played in sequence

B) Click on an option below to listen to Downloading RealAudio.

"Blue Moon" - Three Flames - Gotham 106A - 1946 (file size=492KB)
"Your Issue Is Just Like Tissue" - Three Flames - Gotham 106B - 1946 (file size=449KB)
"Tiger's Blues" - Three Flames - Gotham 107A - 1946 (file size=449KB)
"Exactly Like You" - Three Flames - Gotham 107B - 1946 (file size=449KB)


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