Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
#627 (Week of 8/15/09 - 8/21/09)

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


"Someday"/"If You Didn't Mean It"
by The Ravens
on National 9089
released in 1949


Above: May 28, 1949 clipping of The Ravens, who were (L-R) Warren Suttles (baritone), Maithe Marshall (tenor), Jimmy Ricks (bass), and Leonard Puzey (tenor).

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:

    JAN. 22, 1949


    JAN. 22, 1949


    JUNE 12, 1948


    DEC. 25, 1948




     
Above: Label image of National 9089 released in September 1949. Jimmy Ricks sings lead on both sides with Maithe Marshall contributing to the lead on "Someday." 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 on National 9089 from 1949:
[Audio restoration by Dave Saviet.]
Above: January 22, 1949 Clipping
     A. Stream RealAudio...
 
          Someday
          If You Didn't Mean It
 
          BOTH played in sequence

     B. Download RealAudio...
 
          Someday
          If You Didn't Mean It
 

     C. Stream/Download Media Player...
 
          Someday
          If You Didn't Mean It


          [To download audio files, right-click on link
          and then click "Save (Link) Target As..."]




MORE SELECTIONS BY THE RAVENS:
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