#881 (1/14/17 - 1/27/17)

BLUE DECCA LABEL - PART EIGHT

"When You're Out With Me"
The Mack Sisters
Buddy Johnson And His Band
on Decca 7700 A
released in 1940

"Swing Along With Me"
The Mack Sisters
Buddy Johnson And His Band
on Decca 8507 B
released in 1941


[The above photo is courtesy of Paul Ressler.]

Above: The Mack Sisters.



The Mack Sisters (From April 1939)
Caption on photo identifies them as "Billie, Beatrice and Al."



The Mack Sisters (From May 1946)

EXTRA AUDIO (Windows Media Player):
[Audio restoration by Dave Saviet.]


(The above right photo is Buddy Johnson.)

Listen to "Jammin' In Georgia" - The Mack Sisters - Decca 7684 - 1939.
(This song was recorded on 11/16/39 and released in December 1939.)

The flip side, "Stop Pretending (So Hip You See)," also features The Mack Sisters, backing Buddy Johnson.
Listen to "Stop Pretending" - Buddy Johnson And The Mack Sisters - Decca 7684 - 1939.



BUDDY JOHNSON CLIPPINGS:

Above: (From October 1939)

At Right: (From May 1944)











Buddy Johnson And His Band (Courtesy of Paul Ressler)



Above: Label image of Decca 7700 recorded on November 16, 1939 and released in 1940. The flip side is "Reesce's Idea," an instrumental.



Above: Label image of Decca 8507 recorded on October 25, 1940 and released in April 1941. The flip side is "Please, Mister Johnson" with vocal by Ella Johnson. The Mack Sisters had four releases on Decca (1939-41) and one record on the Chicago label (1945).

The record number range of 7500-7910 was Decca's Race series (1938-42) and 8500-8672 was their Sepia series (1940-45). Notice the overlap of 1940-42.

Buddy Johnson had a long and popular career on Decca from the late 1930's to the late 1950's before moving to Roulette and then Mercury in the early 1960's.

NOTE: Most discographical information provided at this website is from Ferdie Gonzalez' Disco-File. The new FIFTH EDITION is now available.


Listen to this week's selections featuring The Mack Sisters on Decca 7700/8507 from 1940/41:
[Audio restoration by Dave Saviet.]

     A. Stream RealAudio...
 
          1. When You're Out With Me
          2. Swing Along With Me
 
          BOTH played in sequence

     B. Download RealAudio...
 
          1. When You're Out With Me
          2. Swing Along With Me

     C. Stream/Download Media Player...
 
          1. When You're Out With Me
          2. Swing Along With Me
 
          BOTH played in sequence


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