Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
(Week of 10/29/05 - 11/4/05)


"I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good"
by Earl Hines and his Orchestra
Vocal by Billy Eckstein, Madeline Greene
and The Three Varieties
on Bluebird B-11374-A
released in 1941


Above: Photos of Earl Hines (L) and Billy Eckstein (R).


Above: Bluebird B-11374-A label, recorded on 10/28/41 in Chicago and released in November 1941. This was reissued on RCA Victor 20-2894 in 1948.

Listen to this week's selections: [Audio restoration by Dave Saviet.]

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I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good - Billy Eckstein, Madeline Greene and The Three Varieties - Bluebird B-11374-A - 1941
I'm So Crazy For Love [BONUS Selection] - Billy Eckstine with The Quartones - M-G-M 10856-A - 1950
"BOTH SONGS" played in sequence

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I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good - Billy Eckstein, Madeline Greene and The Three Varieties - Bluebird B-11374-A - 1941 (file size=465KB)
I'm So Crazy For Love [BONUS Selection] - Billy Eckstine with The Quartones - M-G-M 10856-A - 1950 (file size=487KB)

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Above: Photo of The Three Varieties (L-R) Leroy Harris, Willie Randall, and Budd Johnson with Madeline Greene.
Above: Statement of Living Expenses made out by Madeline Greene. When was the last time you saw hotel room and board for a week in NYC total $49?

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