"For Once In Your Life"/"My Little Red Head"
by Bill Johnson and his Musical Notes
Vocal refrain by Gus Gordon and Quartet
on RCA Victor 20-2427-A/B
released in 1947
Above: Photo of Bill Johnson and his Musical Notes. (L-R) Gus Gordon (tenor, drums), Jimmy Robinson (baritone/bass, bass fiddle), Egbert Victory (baritone, piano), Bill Johnson (tenor, alto sax/clarinet), and Clifton "Skeeter" Best (tenor, guitar).
Click HERE to view an article about Bill Johnson And The Musical Notes by Marv Goldberg.
Above: Label for RCA Victor 20-2427 recorded on 8/6/47 and released in September 1947. After one release on Harlem (1947), Bill Johnson and his Musical Notes had eleven records released on RCA Victor (1947-48) and then moved on to King (1949), Regal (1951), Tru-Blue (1954), and Ronnex (1955).
Listen to this week's selections: [Audio restoration by Dave Saviet.]
A) Click on an option below to listen to Bill Johnson and his Musical Notes using Streaming RealAudio.
For Once In Your Life - RCA Victor 20-2427-A - 1947
My Little Red Head - RCA Victor 20-2427-B - 1947
"BOTH SONGS" played in sequence
B) Click on an option below to listen to Bill Johnson and his Musical Notes using Downloading RealAudio.
For Once In Your Life - RCA Victor 20-2427-A - 1947 (file size=487KB)
My Little Red Head - RCA Victor 20-2427-B - 1947 (file size=384KB)
MORE BILL JOHNSON AND HIS MUSICAL NOTES:
CLICK HERE FOR SELECTIONS ON HARLEM & KING LABELS
CLICK HERE FOR SELECTIONS ON REGAL & TRU-BLUE LABELS
CLICK HERE FOR ADDITIONAL SELECTIONS ON RCA VICTOR LABEL
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