BACK UP GROUPS... PART NINE: THE FOUR BUDDIES!
"I'd Climb The Highest Mountain"
by Dolly Cooper And The Four Buddies
on Savoy 891-B
released in 1953
Above Left: 1952 Photo of Dolly Cooper.
Above Right: 1950 Photo of The Four Buddies. Top (L-R) Tommy Carter, Bert Palmer; Bottom (L-R) Gregory Carroll, Larry Harrison. The 1953 group backing Dolly had Maurice Hicks and Alvin Bowen replacing Carter and Palmer.
Click HERE for an article about The Four Buddies by Marv Goldberg.
Above: Savoy 891 released in April 1953. Dolly Cooper sings lead and Maurice Hicks does a fine job singing bass on the bridge part. Strangely, the label only credits Dolly on the flip side "I Wanna Know", which has no vocal group backing. This was to be The Four Buddies last record. Their first record was backing Little Esther as The Metronomes (1950). In between were eight excellent releases of their own.
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