TRIBUTE TO THE INK SPOTS 1941-42
"I'm Still Without A Sweetheart"
by The Ink Spots
on Decca 3806 A
released in 1941
Above: 1942 Photo of The Ink Spots. (L-R) Hoppy Jones (with bass fiddle), Deek Watson (sitting), Bill Kenny (with tie) and Charlie Fuqua (with guitar).
Above: Recorded: 12/23/40. Bill Kenny is lead tenor and Deek Watson sings the bridge on this one.
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Above: Clips from 1941 Movie: "The Great American Broadcast" featuring The Ink Spots, who sing "I've Got A Bone To Pick With You" (never commercially released on record). In the movie, they also sing "If I Didn't Care" and "Alabamy Bound".
Clips are (L-R) Group, Bill Kenny/Hoppy Jones, Deek Watson, Group. Group shots are Deek Watson, Bill Kenny, Hoppy Jones and Charlie Fuqua. Ace Harris is playing the piano.
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Above: Photo of The Ink Spots performing on the set of the movie "The Great American Broadcast" in 1941. (L-R) Deek Watson, Bill Kenny, Hoppy Jones , Charlie Fuqua and Ace Harris (playing piano). The Ink Spots also performed in a second feature movie, "Pardon My Sarong" in 1942.
Above: Gale Agency poster for "The Four Ink Spots". (Top L-R) Deek Watson, Hoppy Jones, Charlie Fuqua, (Bottom) Bill Kenny.
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