Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
#542 (Week of 10/27/07 - 11/2/07)

TRIBUTE TO HERB KENNY PART TWO

"But Always Your Friend"
by Herb Kenny With The Rockets
on M-G-M 11487
released in 1953

"Don't Take My Word"/
"Do I Have To Tell You I'm Sorry?"
by Herb Kenny With The Rockets
on M-G-M 11648
released in 1953


[Above images provided by Bill Proctor.]

Above: Herb Kenny was the "talking" bass for The Ink Spots from 1945 to 1951. In 1950 he "moonlighted" for the Aladdin label releasing one record. Herb then recorded with The Comets for Federal in 1952 and with The Rockets for MGM from 1952 to 1953.


Above: Label images for M-G-M 11487 and M-G-M 11648. They are Herb's last two releases of five for this label. He shares composer credits on both flip sides.

Listen to this week's selections by Herb Kenny With The Rockets: [Audio restoration by Dave Saviet.]

  A. Stream RealAudio...
 
     But Always Your Friend - M-G-M 11487 - 1953
     Don't Take My Word - M-G-M 11648 - 1953
     Do I Have To Tell You I'm Sorry? - M-G-M 11648 - 1953
 
     ALL THREE SONGS played in sequence

  B. Download RealAudio...
 
     But Always Your Friend - M-G-M 11487 - 1953
     Don't Take My Word - M-G-M 11648 - 1953
     Do I Have To Tell You I'm Sorry? - M-G-M 11648 - 1953
 
  C. Stream/Download** Media Player...
 
     But Always Your Friend - M-G-M 11487 - 1953
     Don't Take My Word - M-G-M 11648 - 1953
     Do I Have To Tell You I'm Sorry? - M-G-M 11648 - 1953
 

     [**To download Media file, right-click on link under C and then click "Save (Link) Target As..."]


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