Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Mel Rearick / Pat And Anna Mae on ARM

Side A
Mel Rearick (narrator)
Homer Gross And The Country Squires Band

A Letter To The President
(wr. James  Liprando)

Side B
Pat And Anna Mae
Homer Gross And The Country Squires Band

Cincinnati, Ohio

ARM 1001
RD # 3;  Leechburg Pa.

Sunday, March 11, 2018

Roosevelt Hughley / Sunlight Gospel Singers

Roosevelt Hughley / Sunlight Gospel Singers

[CP-5075] - Follow Jesus
[CP-5076] - Till I Reach My Home

Helene Records 45-02
(WCP 2/WCP 3)

Rite numbers in dead wax .

The tiny Wende Recording Studios were located in Orlando, first at 219 E. South St.and then, in 1958, at 2313 Conway Rd. WE SPECIALIZE IN WEDDINGS - CHILDREN'S VOICES - PARTIES "Capture today what you'll cherish tomorrow" Prices Most Reasonable read the ads published by the Orlando Sentinel in late fifties.
Several records were published on various labels such as Helene (The Rebel Rousers from Missouri), Valiant (Tommy Harbin), Sherr (Big Lee) and on the Wende imprint (Betty L. Brannon, The Hoppers, The Zephyrs, The Frady Sisters)

Monday, March 5, 2018

Miss Cloteal Lewis on SAS

Beyond The Bridge

Miss Cloteal Lewis & The Gospel Impressions
Beyond The Bridge

Richard Evans & The Gospel Impressions
I've Got A Learning From The Lord

SAS Records
Dayton, Ohio

Miss Cloteal Lewis
Born in Arcadia, Clairborne Parish, Louisiana to Ora and Nathan Lewis. She was the owner and operator of Cloteals Beauty Shop.  She studied piano and organ at the Miami Conservatory of Music. She was a composer, and wrote and published her own lyrics and music for piano.  Sister Lewis was a member of Mt. Enon Missionary Baptist Church, where she held numerous positions. She received numerous awards for her service in the community.
Miss Cloteal Lewis, age 88, a resident of Dayton since 1944, passed away peacefully Sunday, July 6, 2008 at Carriage Inn Nursing Center.