• The Five Emeralds (Detroit)
    (By Chris)


    Personnel :

    Norman McLean (Lead Tenor)

    Curtis Browder (First Tenor)

    Johnny Dawson (Second Tenor)

    Duke Miller (Baritone)

    George Claybrooks (Bass)


    1954 - I'll Beg / Let Me Take You Out Tonight (SRC 106)
    1955 - Darling / Pleasure Me (SRC 107)

    Biography :

    They sang at Club Sensation, the 20 Grand club and the Hippodrome in Detroit between 1954 and 1956, maybe longer.

    They also did shows in the south especially in Kentucky where some members were from originally. SRC (Sensation Records Company) was connected to Club Sensation where the group sang regularly.

    The were referred to as THE EMERALDS in some billings. Their records are labeled The Five Emeralds.

    Songs :

    I'll Beg                   Let Me Take You Out Tonight

    Darling                                   Pleasure Me



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