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BACK UP GROUPS... PART TWO: THE DEEP RIVER BOYS!

"Hurry Home"
by Thelma Carpenter
Assisted by The Deep River Boys
on Majestic 1023 B
released in 1946


Photo Of Thelma Carpenter

Above: Photo of Thelma Carpenter circa 1939, when she was with the Teddy Wilson Orchestra. (The above photo courtesy of Paul Ressler.)


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Above: More pictures of Thelma Carpenter (1951 - 1953)


Photo Of Deep River Boys

Above: Photo of The Deep River Boys in 1945, when this side was recorded... (L-R) George Lawson, Vernon Gardner, Rhett Butler, Edward Ware, and Cameron Williams at the piano.


Photo Of Thelma Carpenter Photo Of The Deep River Boys

Above Left: Photo of Thelma Carpenter (1920-1997) in her later years.

Above Right: Early 1950's photo of The Deep River Boys (Top L-R) Jimmy Lundy, Vernon Gardner, Harry Douglas, Edward Ware, and (Bot Ctr) Cameron Williams at the piano. The Deeps also recorded with Leo Reisman, Bea Wain, Fats Waller, Erskine Hawkins, and Count Basie.


Majestic Label-Hurry Home-Thelma Carpenter And Deep River Boys-1946
Above: Recorded 9/6/45. This is the second of two Majestic releases with Thelma Carpenter backed by The Deep River Boys (one side each, recorded in the same session).

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