Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
(Week of 5/1/04 - 5/7/04)


THE INK SPOTS... PART 2 OF 2

"Brown Gal"/"Pork Chops And Gravy"
by The Ink Spots
on Decca 2044
released in 1938


Photo Of The Ink Spots Photo Of The Ink Spots
[The above photos provided by Paul Ressler.]

Above Left: The Ink Spots: (L-R) Ivory "Deek" Watson (tenor), Bill Kenny (tenor), Orville "Hoppy" Jones (bass), and Charlie Fuqua (baritone). This is the classic line up that was together from 1936 to 1943.

Above Right: The Ink Spots: (L-R) Bill Kenny, Deek Watson, Hoppy Jones, and Charlie Fuqua.

NOTE: For more about The Ink Spots, try the following:



Decca Label-Brown Gal-The Ink Spots

Above: Label image of Decca 2044 recorded on 8/31/38 and released in 1938. Deek Watson sings lead on both sides.

Listen to this week's selections:

A) Click on an option below to listen to The Ink Spots using Streaming RealAudio.

"Brown Gal" - Decca 2044 A - 1938
"Pork Chops And Gravy" - Decca 2044 B - 1938
"BOTH SONGS" played in sequence

B) Click on an option below to listen to The Ink Spots using Downloading RealAudio.

"Brown Gal" - Decca 2044 A - 1938 (file size=454KB)
"Pork Chops And Gravy" - Decca 2044 B - 1938 (file size=444KB)

CLICK HERE FOR THE INK SPOTS - PART 1 OF 2.


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