Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
(Week of 12/18/04 - 12/24/04)


HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

"Silent Night"/"O Come, All Ye Faithful (Adeste Fideles)"
by The Sentimentalists
on Manor 8002-A/B
released in 1946


[The above photo provided by Martha Brandt.]

Above: 1970's photo of The Tunes. Pictured here are Pat Best (2nd from left) and Jim Gordon (seated), who were the baritone/guitarist and bass, respectively, of The Sentimentalists. Also in the photo are (L-R) Chuck Hampton, Frank Dawes, and Billy Wells. The other members of The Sentimentalists, who soon became The Four Tunes, were Jimmie Nabbie, lead tenor, and Danny Owens, second tenor.

Click HERE to visit The Pat Best Web Site, including an article about The Brown Dots/Sentimentalists/Four Tunes by Marv Goldberg.



Above: Label for Manor 8002-A released in a two-record set in November 1946. Jimmie Nabbie sings lead on "Silent Night" and Pat Best does lead on "O Come All Ye Faithful".

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

A) Click on an option below to listen to The Sentimentalists using Streaming RealAudio.

"Silent Night" - Manor 8002-A - 1946
"O Come, All Ye Faithful" - Manor 8002-B - 1946
"BOTH SONGS" played in sequence

B) Click on an option below to listen to The Sentimentalists using Downloading RealAudio.

"Silent Night" - Manor 8002-A - 1946 (file size=481KB)
"O Come, All Ye Faithful" - Manor 8002-B - 1946 (file size=438KB)


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