Savoy label vocal group recordings 1946-1950compiled by JCMarion


In 1946 the label had The Royal Chanters a gospel group whose recordings were released on the King Solomon label.
In 1947 The Ravens had moved from the Hub label to National Records in New York headed by Albert Greene and had a staff of Herb Abramson (soon to co-found Atlantic Records), Lee Magid, and the Shad Brothers Bob and Morty. Savoy would acquire the National catalog in the mid fifties. The following records were recorded by The Ravens with the Howard Biggs Combo.
For You / Mahzel Means Good Luck National 9034
Ol Man River / Would You Believe Me? 9035
Summertime / Write Me A Letter 9038
Until The Real Thing Comes Along / Call Me If You Need Me 9045
For You / Searching For Your Love 9039

September Song / Once In A While 9053
I Don’t Know Why / How Could I Know 9059
Always / Rooster 9064
Fool That I Am / Be I Bumble Bee Or Not 9040
Together / There’s No You 9042
Get Wise Baby / I’m Afraid Of You 9098
In 1948 –
The X-Rays with the Hal Singer Sextet
I’ll Always Be In Love With You / Teddy’s Dream Savoy 681
Beef Stew / One For Willie 686
The Ravens with Howard Biggs Combo
Be On Your Merry Way / It’s Too Soon To Know National 9056
White Christmas / Silent Night National 9062 (Savoy 1540)
The Deep Tones and Jubilators were gospel groups on King Solomon and The Five Crusaders was a gospel group on Savoy.
In 1949 –
The Ravens with Howard Biggs Combo
Deep Purple / Leave My Gal Alone National 9065
The House I Live In / Ricky’s Blues 9073
The Ravens with pianist/arranger Bill Sanford
Someday / If You Didn’t Mean It 9089
Careless Love / There Is Nothing Like A Woman In Love 9085
The Blenders
I Can Dream can’t I? / Come Back Baby Blues 9092
The Robins with the Johnny Otis Orchestra
There’s Rain In My Eyes / I’m Living OK Savoy 752
If I Didn’t Love You So / If It’s So 726
Our Romance Is Gone / Ain’t No Use Begging 738
The Ravens with Bill Sanford
I’ve Been A Fool / Don’t have To Ride No More National 9101
Count Every Star / It’s The Talk Of The Town 9158
The Zionettes and Progressive Four were gospel groups on Savoy.
In 1950 –
The Robins with the Johnny Otis Orchestra
You’re Fine But Not My Kind / I’m Through Savoy 762
The Ravens with Bill Sanford
Lilacs In The Rain / Time Is Marching On National 9148
Count Every Star / I’m Gonna Paper All My Walls With Your Love 9111
Phantom Stage Coach / I’m Gonna Take To The Road 9131
Four Barons on the Regent label
Got To Go Back Again / Lemon Squeezer 1026
The Four Buddies with Van Walls Combo
I Will Wait / Just To See You Smile Again Savoy 769
Sweet Slumber / Don’t Leave Me Now 779
My Summer’s Gone / Why At A Time Like This? 789
The X-Rays with Hal Singer and Van Walls Combo
You Got To Love Me Baby / Feed Me Baby 760
Nate Brown & The Four Clefs
Get happy / Swanee River 792

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