Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
(Week of 3/19/05 - 3/25/05)


"Pickin' A Rib"/"Sleepy Time In Hawaii"
by The Jones Boys Sing Band
on Recordings Incorporated B-5607
recorded circa 1937


Above: Photo of The Jones Boys Sing Band. In front directing the group is Leon Rene. Behind him at the microphones are (L-R) David Patillo, Jimmy Springs, Richard Davis, Louis Wood, Oscar Moore (guitarist), Herman Wood, Leroy Hurte, Charles Hopkins, and William Bartley. These were members of The Five Jones Boys and The Four Blackbirds (without their female singer) joined together. Patillo and Springs later were part of The 5 Red Caps.


Above: Label for Recordings Incorporated B-5607 recorded circa 1937. This is a Radio Dub... both sides are different versions than Decca 1439, which they recorded on 9/7/37. The label states "Instrumental Imitations Vocal and Guitar".

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

A) Click on an option below to listen to The Jones Boys Sing Band using Streaming RealAudio.

Pickin' A Rib - Recordings Incorporated B-5607 - circa 1937
Sleepy Time In Hawaii - Recordings Incorporated B-5607 - circa 1937
"BOTH SONGS" played in sequence

B) Click on an option below to listen to The Jones Boys Sing Band using Downloading RealAudio.

Pickin' A Rib - Recordings Incorporated B-5607 - circa 1937 (file size=417KB)
Sleepy Time In Hawaii - Recordings Incorporated B-5607 - circa 1937 (file size=503KB)


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