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(Week of 9/27/03 - 10/3/03)


[SPOTLIGHT ON THE GOLDEN GATE QUARTET... PART ONE!]

"Preacher And The Bear"
by The Golden Gate Quartet
on Victor 27322-B
released in 1941


Photo Of The Golden Gate Quartet
[The above photo provided by Paul Ressler.]

Above: Photo of The Golden Gate Quartet. From Bill Proctor: (L-R) Bill Johnson, Clyde Riddick, Connie Fredericks (pianist,) Orlandus Wilson, and Henry Owens (mid-1940's).
Photo Of The Golden Gate Quartet

Above: 1940 photo of The Golden Gate Quartet. (L-R) Henry Owens, Willie Johnson, William Langford, and Arthur Thomas.


Victor Label-Preacher And The Bear-1941
[The above label image and accompanying audio provided by Paul Ressler.]

Above: Victor label image of "Preacher And The Bear" released in 1941. This recording was originally issued on Bluebird 7205 in 1937.

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