Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
(Week of 8/18/01 - 8/24/01)
[Updated 6/20/16]



SPOTLIGHT ON THE SHADOWS ON LEE LABEL PART 2!

"You Are Closer To My Heart (Than My Shadow)"
and "I'd Rather Be Wrong Than Blue"
by The Shadows
on Lee 202
released in 1950

Ad for Lee 202

Above: Ad for Lee 202 from March 1950. Lee was a NYC label owned by Ed Levy and Herb Zebley. The Shadows, who were from New Haven, CT, consisted of Scott King (lead tenor), Raymond Reid (tenor), Sam McClure (baritone), and Jasper Edwards (bass).

Click HERE for an article about The Shadows by Marv Goldberg.


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Lee Label-Shadows-You Are Closer To My Heart-1950
Above: Lee 202 Label... released in February 1950. The Shadows had three records on the Lee label (1949-50)... see Part 1 for Lee 200 and upcoming Part 3 for Lee 207. In late 1950, Lee folded and sold their masters to the Sittin in with label, resulting in three more records by The Shadows, including "I'll Never, Never Let You Go".

Listen to this week's selections:

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

"You Are Closer To My Heart (Than My Shadow)" - Shadows - Lee - 1950
"I'd Rather Be Wrong Than Blue" - Shadows - Lee - 1950
"BOTH SONGS" played in sequence

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

"You Are Closer To My Heart (Than My Shadow)" - Shadows - Lee - 1950
"I'd Rather Be Wrong Than Blue" - Shadows - Lee - 1950


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