Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
(Week of 1/10/04 - 1/16/04)


BATTLE OF THE GROUPS... PART 4

"Runaround"
by The Three Chuckles
on "X" 0066
released in 1954

"Runaround"
by The Orioles
on Jubilee 5172
released in 1954



Photo Of The Three Chuckles Photo Of Sonny Til

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.



'X' Label-Runaround-The Three Chuckles-1954 Jubilee Label-Runaround-The Orioles-1954

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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