WINTER ENCORE SERIES
"Basin Street Blues"/" 'S Wonderful"
by The Peters Sisters
on Philips P.B. 227 (England)
released in 1954
Above: The Peters Sisters, Mattye, Anne and Virginia. This is an ENCORE for "A-Tisket, A-Tasket"/"The Highland Swing" by The Peters Sisters on Decca released in 1938.
(Can you find ten differences between this picture and the one above?)
From Santa Ana Register (California) dated January 25, 1938:
"700 POUNDS OF HARMONY"
The three husky, dusky Peters Sisters have been secured to entertain the county-wide dance to be held Thursday night at the Valencia Ballroom... The trio will sing and dance in their own original style that won them acclaim in the two motion pictures "Ali Baba Goes To Town" and "Love And Hisses"...
From New York Age dated May 23, 1942:
STARS OF "HARLEM CAVALCADE
The Peters Sisters, one of the featured acts in Ed Sullivan's "Harlem Cavalcade," now drawing large crowds to the Ritz Theatre, West 48th street, near Broadway.
From New York Age dated September 2, 1939:
A THOUSAND POUNDS OF JOY
From San Bernardino County Sun (California) dated January 29, 1938:
DANCES CLIMAX DISEASE DRIVE
The Peters Sisters, vocal rhythm trio and national favorites of stage and screen, who will appear tonight at a series of dances, incl;uding the President's Birthday Ball, to be held as part of the nation-wide drive for funds with which to fight the spread of infantile paralysis...
From Wilkes Barre Record (Pennsylvania) dated September 10, 1941:
ALL STAR REVUE AT THE IRVING TOMORROW
Shown above are the Three Peters Sisters, sensational hits of stage, screen and radio, who will headline the new stage and screen show starting at the Irving Theater tomorrow...
EXTRA AUDIO (Windows Media Player):
Still shots of The Peters Sisters from the 1937 movie "With Love And Kisses," in which they sing "Don't Ever Lose Whatever It Is." They are backed by Eddie Kay's Orchestra.
Look HERE for a better picture of this movie set.
In 1937, The Peters Sisters also appeared in the movies "Ali Baba Goes To Town" and "Love And Hisses." And, in 1938, they may have been in the movie "Happy Landing," it is not known for sure or, if so, their segment may have been cut.
Listen to "Don't Ever Lose Whatever It Is" - The Peters Sisters - 1937. (You'll hear them dancing in this song.)
Above: Label image of Philips P.B. 227 released in 1954. This record was "Made in England." This is the only record by The Peters Sisters on the Philips label. Philips released songs, mainly from the American Columbia label, in England and the European continent. No evidence was found that this record was released in the USA on Columbia or any other label.
Listen to this week's selections featuring The Peters Sisters on Philips P.B. 227 from 1954:
[Audio restoration by Dave Saviet.]
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1. Basin Street Blues
2. 'S Wonderful
BOTH played in sequence
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