Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
(Week of 8/6/05 - 8/12/05)


"Someone's Rocking My Dream Boat"/
"Goodnight Baby, Goodnight"
by The Four Tones
on Make Believe Ballroom A.M.02357-E/58-E
released in 1941


[Above photo provided by Paul Ressler.]

Above: Photo of Dusty Brooks And His Four Tones, "Eddie Mallory Agency, 2025 Fitzwater St., Philadelphia, Pa." ... Lucius "Dusty" Brooks is in front.


Above: Label for Make Believe Ballroom A.M.02357-E released in October 1941. Both sides were re-recorded (again with Eddie Beal Trio) and released as Bluebird B-11408 in January 1942. In between, The Ink Spots released "Someone's Rocking..." in November 1941.

The Four Tones also had releases on D&S (1939), Ebony (1941), La Marr's "Star" (1944), A-1 (1944), Preview (1945), Memo (1945), Majestic (1950), Columbia (1950-51), Bullet (1951), ABC-Eagle (1951), DooTone (1952), and Sun (1953).

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

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

Someone's Rocking My Dream Boat - Make Believe Ballroom A.M.02357-E - 1941
Goodnight Baby, Goodnight - Make Believe Ballroom A.M.02358-E - 1941
"BOTH SONGS" played in sequence

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

Someone's Rocking My Dream Boat - Make Believe Ballroom A.M.02357-E - 1941 (file size=487KB)
Goodnight Baby, Goodnight - Make Believe Ballroom A.M.02358-E - 1941 (file size=384KB)


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