Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
(Week of 4/7/07 - 4/13/07)

"If You Love Me (Really Love Me)"
by Hadda Brooks
on Okeh 7020
released in 1954

Above: (Left) Modern Music clipping form 1945 and (Right) Okeh Records clipping from 1952. Hadda Brooks had releases on Modern (1945-52), London (1950-51), and Okeh (1952-54) before returning to Modern/Crown in 1956.

Click HERE for an article about Hadda Brooks by J.C. Marion. (Will open in a separate window)

Above: Okeh 6910, released in 1952, is cover versions of Johnny Ace's "My Song" and Patti Page's "I Went To Your Wedding". The latter was also done by Damita Jo with Steve Gibson and his Red Caps in 1952.

[Above label image and corresponding audio provided by Andrew Bohan.]
Above: Label image for Okeh 7020. The flip side has no vocal harmony backing.

Listen to this week's selection by Hadda Brooks: [Audio restoration by Dave Saviet.]

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  If You Love Me (Really Love Me) - Okeh 7020 - 1954

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  If You Love Me (Really Love Me) - Okeh 7020 - 1954

    [At Left: Still shot of Hadda Brooks at piano from 1950 movie
    "In A Lonely Place".]


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