Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
#626 (Week of 8/8/09 - 8/14/09)

SPOTLIGHT ON THE RAVENS - PART ONE
(In Memory Of Warren Suttles)


"Lullaby"
by The Ravens
on Hub 3030
released in 1946

"How Could I Know"
by The Ravens
on National 9059
released in 1948


Above: June 19, 1948 clipping of The Ravens, who were (L-R) Warren Suttles (baritone), Maithe Marshall (tenor), Jimmy Ricks (bass), and Leonard Puzey (tenor). Maithe had replaced Ollie Jones after the Hub releases.

Click HERE for a four-part article about The Ravens by Marv Goldberg.
Click HERE for an article about The Ravens (1940's) by J.C. Marion.
Click HERE for an article about The Ravens (1950) by J.C. Marion.
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RAVENS CLIPPINGS: [FROM BILLBOARD]

National Records - The Ravens     SELECT:

    NOV. 6, 1948


    NOV. 13, 1948


    DEC. 4, 1948


    JAN. 29, 1949




     
[Hub image/audio provided by Dave Saviet.]
Above: Label images of Hub 3030 released in June 1946 and National 9059 released in October 1948. Leonard Puzey sings lead on "Lullaby" while Maithe Marshall and Jimmy Ricks share the lead on "How Could I Know." The Ravens had releases on Hub (1946), National (1947-51), King (1948-49), Columbia/Okeh (1950-52), Mercury (1951-55), and Jubilee (1955-56).

Listen to this week's selections by The Ravens:
[Audio restoration by Dave Saviet.]
Above: April 17, 1948 Clipping
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          Lullaby - Hub 3030 - 1946
          How Could I Know - National 9059 - 1948
 
          BOTH played in sequence

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          Lullaby - Hub 3030 - 1946
          How Could I Know - National 9059 - 1948
 

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          Lullaby - Hub 3030 - 1946
          How Could I Know - National 9059 - 1948

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MORE SELECTIONS BY THE RAVENS:
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