BATTLE OF THE GROUPS... PART 4
Above Left: Photo of The Three Chuckles. (L-R) Tommy Romano, Russ Gilberto, Teddy Randazzo.
Above Right: Photo of Sonny Til, lead singer of The Orioles.
Above Left: Label image of "X" 0066, released in September 1954. "Runaround" was a big hit heavily promoted by Alan Freed. It was originally released on Boulevard 100 in 1953 (as the "B" side).
Above Right: Label image of Jubilee 5172, released in December 1954. Here is a case where a white group was covered by a black group.
Listen to this week's selections:
A) Click on an option below to listen to Runaround using Streaming RealAudio.
"Runaround" - The Three Chuckles - "X" 0066 - 1954
"Runaround" - The Orioles - Jubilee 5172 - 1954
"BOTH SONGS" played in sequence
B) Click on an option below to listen to Downloading RealAudio.
"Runaround" - The Three Chuckles - "X" 0066 - 1954 (file size=465KB)
"Runaround" - The Orioles - Jubilee 5172 - 1954 (file size=347KB)
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