Friday, September 26, 2014

Very Best – Ink Spots


The Ink Spots played a large role in pioneering the black vocal group-harmony genre, helping to pave the way for the doo wop explosion of the '50s. The quavering high tenor of Bill Kenny presaged hundreds of street-corner leads to come, and the sweet harmonies of Charlie Fuqua, Deek Watson, and bass Hoppy Jones (who died in 1944) backed him flawlessly. (allmusic)

01  I Can't Give You Anything But Love
02  Always 
03  I've Got The World On A String 
04  Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter
05  Up A Lazy River 
06  St  Louis Blues 
07  Shine On Harvest Moon 
08  When My Sugar Walks Down The Street
09  Stars Fell On Alabama 
10  It Had To Be You
11  People Will Say We're In Love
12  Frankie And Johnny 
13  It's A Sin To Tell A Lie 
14  Nice Work If You Can Get It 
15  Stardust
16  Sweet Sixteen