Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
(Week of 1/14/06 - 1/20/06)


THE GINGER SNAPS - PART TWO OF TWO

"The Shrimp Man"
by The Ginger Snaps
on Victor 20-1735-B
released in 1945

"There's A Big
Rock In The Road"
by The Ginger Snaps
on RCA Victor 20-2170-A
released in 1947



Above: Photo of The Ginger Snaps from a war time soundie. Members were Charles Ford, Ethel Harper, Leona Hemingway, and Ruth Christian.


Above: Label images for (left) Victor 20-1735-B recorded on 9/14/45 and (right) RCA Victor 20-2170-A recorded on 8/6/46. The The Ginger Snaps had four releases on RCA Victor (1945-47) and two on University (1945).

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

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The Shrimp Man - Victor 20-1735-B - 1945
There's A Big Rock In The Road - RCA Victor 20-2170-A - 1947
"BOTH SONGS" played in sequence

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The Shrimp Man - Victor 20-1735-B - 1945
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There's A Big Rock In The Road - RCA Victor 20-2170-A - 1947 (file size=471KB)

G.I. JOURNAL RADIO SHOW:
Here is a clip from a 1944 G.I. Journal radio show (hosted by Burns and Allen) provided by George Moonoogian. The Ginger Snaps sing "The Shrimp Man".

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