(Biweekly 11/1/03 - 11/14/03)
"Don Newcomb Really Throws That Ball"
Teddy Brannon Orchestra
on Regal 3266
released in 1950
Above: Photo of Teddy Brannon Trio. Brannon (piano) performed at 52 recording sessions from 1942 to 1962 with various congregations. Among others, he was with Miles Davis, Benny Carter, Bernie Green, Paul Gayton, and Tab Smith. As The Teddy Brannon Quartet, he backed Dinah Washington on at least four sides. He may also have been The Blenders' arranger/pianist in 1950 (ref: Marv Goldberg's article "The Blenders").
Above: Don Newcombe baseball card.
Above: Label image of Regal 3266 released in 1950. Note the incorrect spelling of Newcombe. The label credits Dickie Thompson with the vocal.
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