Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
(Week of 11/5/05 - 11/11/05)


"Poor Butterfly"
by Clarence Jackson
And The 4 Notes Of Rhythm
on Crystal Tone 517A
released in 1948


Above: Clarence Jackson And The 4 Notes Of Rhythm at the Hi Hat Lounge in Boston in 1949. In photo, Clarence Jackson (lead vocal/drums), George Jones (bass), Kurt Treveigne (guitar), Highland Diggs (piano).


Above: Crystal Tone 517A Label released in March 1948 (the flip does not have vocal harmony). This was a Boston label, owned by Manny Koppelman, which also produced some releases by Sabby Lewis And His Orchestra, another Boston area attraction. "Poor Butterfly" is a classic song (composed in 1916) which has been done by various artists, including The Flennoy Trio in 1945.

Click on an option below to listen to Clarence Jackson And The 4 Notes Of Rhythm sing "Poor Butterfly" using RealPlayer. [Audio restoration by Dave Saviet.]

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