Clarence "Bad Boy" Palmer & The Jive Bombers - Savoy 1515 (1957)

Found this one in my Grandmother's stack of 78s amongst all of the turn of the century Italian and later run-of-the-mill pop tunes.

What an unusual, and very infectious, version of Don Redman's Cherry!

From wikipedia

The Jive Bombers were an American R&B group from New York City.

The Jive Bombers consisted of members of two previous vocal groups, Sonny Austin & the Jive Bombers and The Palmer Brothers. They first recorded under the name The Sparrows in 1949 for Coral Records, and changed their name to The Jive Bombers in 1952 to record for Citation Records. Their 1957 Savoy Records single "Bad Boy", co-written by Avon Long and Lil Hardin Armstrong, was a hit in the U.S., peaking at #7 on the Black Singles chart and #36 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Recorded May 10, 1957.

1 comment:

  1. I love a song that makes me move into it and with it. Sure don't record them like this anymore.