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(Week of 9/8/01 - 9/14/01)


"I'll Lose A Friend Tomorrow"
by The Ink Spots
on Decca 24261
released in 1947

1946 Photo Of Bill Kenny 1945 Photo Of The Ink Spots

Above Left: Photo (dated 1946) of Bill Kenny, tenor lead singer of The Ink Spots (starting in 1936).

Above Right: Photo (dated 1945) of The Ink Spots. Top (L-R) Billy Bowen, Bill Kenny, Bottom (L-R) Huey Long, Herb Kenny. These were the group members when "I'll Lose A Friend Tomorrow" was recorded in 1945. Huey, who replaced Bernie Mackey, remained with the group for about a year until Charlie Fuqua returned from a stint in the army. Billy Bowen had joined the group in late 1944, Herb Kenny in 1945... both staying for a number of years.


Decca Label-Ink Spots-I'll Lose A Friend Tomorrow-1947
Above: Decca 24261 Label. Recorded 10/02/45; Released 11/47. In 1947, there were fourteen Ink Spots' records released... several using their earlier material. Composer is Buck Ram, who later managed The Platters and The Penguins.

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