by The Hearts
on Baton 208
released in 1955
Above: The Hearts consisted of Joyce James (lead singer), Joyce Peterson, Jeanette 'Baby' Washington, Rex Garvin and Louise Harris Murray (doing the talking part). Washington, who joined The Hearts after "Lonely Nights", went on to a successful single artist career. Garvin later wrote "Over The Mountain" for Johnny & Joe.
Above: Baton was a NYC label owned by Sol Rabinowitz (learn more about Sol and Baton by clicking HERE). This was the first record by The Hearts and was heavily played on Alan Freed's WINS radio show. Zell Sanders (credited with writing the song) was the group's manager.
Click on an option below to listen to "Lonely Nights" in Windows Media Player.
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