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TRIBUTE TO THE FOUR ACES PART 1

"I Wonder, I Wonder, I Wonder"
by The Four Aces
on Trilon 143-B
released in 1946

"Put Your Cards On The Table"
by The Four Aces
on Trilon 144-B
released in 1946

Above: Photo of The Four Aces, who were from Ft. Worth, TX. (L-R) Otha Jackson, Algia Pickett, James Reubin Franks and George Smith (sitting at piano).

Above: The Four Aces' first two records. Part 1 of "I Wonder..." is the instrumental version. Their first three records were released in December 1946 (see next week's Tribute Part 2 for the third record). They had another four records released on Trilon in 1947. Trilon, owned by Rene Lamarre, was located in Oakland, CA. The label's design and colors were meant to catch the buyer's attention!

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[Audio restoration by Dave Saviet.]

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