Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
(Week of 9/24/05 - 9/30/05)


"Speak To Me Of Love"
by The Charioteers
on Vocalion 4068
released in 1938

"Laughing Boy Blues"
by The Charioteers
on Vocalion 4125
released in 1938


Above: The Charioteers consisting of (L-R) Ira Williams (baritone), Jimmy Sherman (piano), Billy Williams (lead tenor), Edward Jackson (second tenor), and Howard Daniel (bass).

Click HERE for an article about The Charioteers by J.C. Marion.



Above: Vocalion 4068 was recorded on 3/19/38 and Vocalion 4125 was recorded on 5/11/38. They were both released in May 1938. The Charioteers are not on the flip side of either.

The Charioteers recorded for Decca (1935), Vocalion/Brunswick (1938-39), and Columbia/Okeh (1939-49) before Billy Williams left the group in 1950.

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

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

Speak To Me Of Love - Vocalion 4068 - 1938
Laughing Boy Blues - Vocalion 4125 - 1938
"BOTH SONGS" played in sequence

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

Speak To Me Of Love - Vocalion 4068 - 1938 (file size=390KB)
Laughing Boy Blues - Vocalion 4125 - 1938 (file size=379KB)


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