Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
(Week of 7/13/02 - 7/19/02)


SPOTLIGHT ON THE CATS AND THE FIDDLE... PART TWO OF TWO!

"Honey, Honey, Honey"
by The Cats And The Fiddle
on Manor 1112-B
released in 1948

"When Elephants Roost In Bamboo Trees"
by The Cats And The Fiddle
on Manor 1064-B
released in 1947

(Including Video From 1938 Movie)

Photo of The Cats And The Fiddle Photo of The Cats And The Fiddle

Above Left: Photo of The Cats And The Fiddle from 1949. (L-R) Johnny Davis, Austin Powell, George Steinback, Ernie Price, (Bot) Doris Knighton (Knightener).

Above Right: Photo of The Cats And The Fiddle from 1947. (Clockwise) Doris Knighton (Knightener), Ernie Price, Austin Powell, George Steinback.



Manor Label-Cats And The Fiddle-1948 Manor Label-Cats And The Fiddle-1947
Above Left: Label image for Manor 1112 released February 1948. Doris Knighton (Knightener) sings lead and plays piano.

Above Right: Label image for Manor 1064 released March 1947. This was possibly prior to Doris joining the group and Herbie Miles not leaving yet.

Listen to this week's selections:

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"Honey, Honey, Honey" - The Cats And The Fiddle - Manor 1112-B - 1948
"When Elephants Roost In Bamboo Trees" - The Cats And The Fiddle - Manor 1064-B - 1947
"BOTH SONGS" played in sequence

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"Honey, Honey, Honey" - The Cats And The Fiddle - Manor 1112-B - 1948 (file size=406KB)
"When Elephants Roost In Bamboo Trees" - The Cats And The Fiddle - Manor 1064-B - 1947 (file size=427KB)



For Your Viewing Pleasure! RealVideo!

Movie Still Shot-Chuck Barksdale Movie Still Shot-Jimmie Henderson Movie Still Shot-Ernie Price/Austin Powell Movie Still Shot-Full Group
Above: Still shots from 1938 Movie: "The Duke Is Tops" (aka The Bronze Venus) featuring The Cats And The Fiddle singing "Killin' Jive". This became their first record (released on Bluebird 8216 in 1939).

Clips are (L-R) 1. Chuck Barksdale, 2. Jimmie Henderson, 3. Ernie Price/Austin Powell, 4. Full Group.

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(NOTE: Clip length is 1 min 53 sec, file size is 3.1MB)

FOR PART ONE OF THIS SPOTLIGHT ON THE CATS AND THE FIDDLE, PLEASE CLICK HERE.

FOR ANOTHER CATS AND THE FIDDLE RECORD, "MY SUGAR'S SWEET TO ME", PLEASE CLICK HERE.


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