Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
(Week of 10/14/06 - 10/20/06)

SPOTLIGHT ON THE STRIDERS... PART ONE OF THREE

"Pleasin' You (As Long As I Live)"/
"Somebody Stole My Rose Colored Glasses"
by The Striders
on Capitol 15306
released in 1948


Above: Circa 1948 photo of the The Striders, consisting of (Top L-R) Charles Strider, James Strider, Ernest Griffin, and (Bottom) Eugene Strider (lead singer).

Click HERE for an article about the The Striders by Marv Goldberg.
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Above: Label image for Capitol 15306 recorded on 10/1/48 and released in November 1948. This was The Striders' only release on Capitol. They also had releases on Mystery (1949), Apollo (1950, 1955), Regal (1951), and Derby (1954). In addition, they backed up Dolores Martin on Mystery (1949); Savannah Churchill on Arco (1950), Regal (1951), and RCA Victor (1951-52); and Bette McLaurin and Maureen Cannon on Derby (1952).

Listen to this week's selection by the The Striders:
[Audio restoration by Dave Saviet.]
 
A) Click on the option below to listen using Streaming RealAudio.
 
     Pleasin' You (As Long As I Live) - Capitol 15306 - 1948
     Somebody Stole My Rose Colored Glasses - Capitol 15306 - 1948
     BOTH SONGS played in sequence

B) Click on the option below to listen using Downloading RealAudio.
 
     Pleasin' You (As Long As I Live) - Capitol 15306 - 1948
     (file size=390KB)
     Somebody Stole My Rose Colored Glasses - Capitol 15306 - 1948
     (file=417KB)


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