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(Week of 8/30/03 - 9/5/03)


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"Elevator Boogie"
by Bill Johnson And His Musical Notes
on RCA Victor DJ-562-A (20-3108-A)
released in 1948

"Half A Love"
by Bill Johnson And His Musical Notes
on RCA Victor 20-2362
released in 1947



Photo Of Bill Johnson And His Musical Notes RCA Victor Label-Elevator Boogie-1948

Above Left: Photo Of Bill Johnson And His Musical Notes (provided by Paul Ressler). The group consisted of Bill Johnson (lead vocals, alto sax), Gus Gordon (lead vocals, drums), Egbert Victory (piano), Clifton Best (guitar), and Jimmy Robinson (bass fiddle)

Above Right: DJ label image of RCA Victor "Elevator Boogie" recorded on 8/6/47 and released in September 1948. Vocal lead is by Bill Johnson. This is the tenth of eleven releases they had on RCA Victor (1947-48).

The audio of "Half A Love", recorded on 3/5/47 and released on RCA Victor 20-2362 in July 1947, can be heard below. It was their fourth release on RCA Victor and features Gus Gordon singing the lead.


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