Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
(Week of 7/21/01 - 7/27/01)


SPOTLIGHT ON DORIS BROWNE/THE CAPRIS PART 1!

"Please Believe Me"/"Oh, Baby!"
by Doris Browne
on Gotham G290
released in 1953

Billboard Ad For 'Please Believe Me' from March 1953 Gotham Label-Please Believe Me-Doris Browne-1953

Above Left: Billboard ad for "Please Believe Me"/"Oh Baby!" from March 1953 proclaiming "two A sides".

Above Right: Label image for Gotham G290a. This was the first of four releases by Doris Browne on Gotham (1953-54). Seven of the eight sides have vocal group backing. George Moonoogian reports that the group backing Doris is NOT The Capris, but possibly might be The Normanaires.

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Gotham Records-God Only Knows-Capris-1954
At left is label image for "God Only Knows" by The Capris on Gotham G-304A. This is their first of three releases on Gotham (1954-56).

The Capris, at this time, consisted of Rena Hinton, Ruben Wright, Eddie Warner, Harrison Scott, and Bobby Smart.

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Click HERE for an article about the Gotham Label by J.C. Marion.



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