• The Four Stars (2) (Chester, Pa)


    Personnel :

    Walter Johnson (Lead)

    Harvey Hollis (Baritone)

    James Dukes (Tenor)

    William Brown (Bass)


    Discography :

    1958 - My Sentimental Heart / The Chapel By The Sea (Kay-Y 66781)


    Biography :

    The Quartet is composed of Walter Johnson, the lead Vocalist, Harvey Hollis, Baritone, James Dukes, Tenor and William Brown, Bass. Three of The Boys, Johnson; Hollis and Brown are graduates of Chetser High School in Martinsville, Va. Walter Johnson, well know in the Chester area for his activities in choir and chorus work, tried several times without success to form a Quartet. Hollis also was interested along the same lines. The Two met while singing with the senior choir at Bethany Baptist Church, and often were teamed as a duet.


    The Search for a tenor and bass began. Dukes started rehearsing with the duos and blended well. The trio became widely know for its performances at benefits and clubs in Chester and in New Jersey. After many tryouts for a bass voice, William Brown was selected for the spot. Brown is a former member of one of the well known local religious quartet. After Months of hard work and training under the direction of Milton Harris Jr., talented young local musician, the group has reached its first success in the recording of "Chapel by The Sea" on Kay-Y Records of Chester. Al Czarenko is the Manager of the Group...


    Songs :

    (updated by Hans-Joachim) 

         The Chapel By The Sea                    My Sentimental Heart   




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