"Doin' The Suzie-Q"/"Mr. Ghost Goes To Town"
by The Five Jones Boys
on Variety 522
released in 1937
Above: Photo of The Five Jones Boys. (L-R) William Bartley, Herman Wood, Charles Hopkins, Louis Wood, Jimmy Springs (who would later become the tenor lead of The Five Red Caps). In the style made famous by The Mills Brothers, this group simulated musical instruments (with the exception of one guitar).
Above: Label for Variety 522. This was the first of their two releases on the Variety label, both in 1937. They performed in two movies (1936-37) and various other musical shorts.
Listen to this week's selections: [Audio restoration by Dave Saviet.]
A) Click on an option below to listen to The Five Jones Boys using Streaming RealAudio.
Doin' The Suzie-Q - Variety 522 - 1937
Mr. Ghost Goes To Town - Variety 522 - 1937
"BOTH SONGS" played in sequence
B) Click on an option below to listen to The Five Jones Boys using Downloading RealAudio.
Doin' The Suzie-Q - Variety 522 - 1937 (file size=379KB)
Mr. Ghost Goes To Town - Variety 522 - 1937 (file size=444KB)
This site is non-commercial. All information displayed is provided to further the general public's knowledge of RnB vocal group harmony.