Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
#533 (Week of 8/25/07 - 8/31/07)

SPOTLIGHT ON THE FOUR VAGABONDS - PART ONE

"A G.I. Wish"/"If I Were You"
by The Four Vagabonds
on Victor 20-1677-A/B
released in 1945


Above: The Four Vagabonds. (L-R) John Jordan (lead singer), Robert O'Neal, Norval Taborn, Ray Grant.

Click HERE for an article about The Four Vagabonds by Rick Whitesell, Pete Grendysa, and George Moonoogian (interviews by Marv Goldberg). (Will open in a separate window)



Above: Label image for Victor 20-1677-A. Their 5th record and last for Bluebird/Victor. It was recorded on 5/12/45 and released in June 1945. After one record each for Atlas (1945) and Mercury (1946), they then had seven records released on Apollo (1946-1947), including their very popular "P. S. I Love You".

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

  A. Stream RealAudio...
 
     A G.I. Wish - Victor 20-1677-A - 1945
     If I Were You - Victor 20-1677-B - 1945
 
     BOTH SONGS played in sequence

  B. Download RealAudio...
 
     A G.I. Wish - Victor 20-1677-A - 1945
     If I Were You - Victor 20-1677-B - 1945
 
  C. Stream/Download** Media Player...
 
     A G.I. Wish - Victor 20-1677-A - 1945
     If I Were You - Victor 20-1677-B - 1945
 

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


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