Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
(Week of 11/24/01 - 11/30/01)


"Get Away, Mr. Satan, Get Away"/
"Raise A Rukus Tonight"
by Coleman Brothers
on Decca 8673
released in 1945

Photo Of Coleman Brothers

Above: Photo of The Coleman Brothers from 1943. (L-R) Top: Wallace, Danny Owens, Melvin... Bottom: Russell, Everette, Lander. These are all brothers, except for Owens who went on to join The Four Tunes in late 1946.

Decca Label-Get Away, Mr. Satan, Get Away-The Coleman Brothers-1945
Above: Decca #8673, Released 1945. This is their second of four releases on this label (1944-46). The flip side of this record, "Raise A Rukus Tonight", features the group imitating instruments near the end of the song.

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"Get Away, Mr. Satan, Get Away" - Coleman Brothers - Decca 8673 - 1945
"Raise A Rukus Tonight" - Coleman Brothers - Decca 8673 - 1945
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"Get Away, Mr. Satan, Get Away" - Coleman Brothers - Decca 8673 - 1945 (file size=384KB)
"Raise A Rukus Tonight" - Coleman Brothers - Decca 8673 - 1945 (file size=406KB)


Manor Label-Plenty Of Room In The Kingdom-Coleman Brothers-1945 Coleman Label-You May Run On-Coleman Bros.-1948
Above: The Coleman Brothers also had gospel releases on Manor (1945) and Coleman (1948-49), both located in Newark, NJ. Coleman was a family owned label with Lander as President, Melvin as Vice President, and Russell as Secretary. In 1950, there were three releases on Regal, all non-gospel sides.

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