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    The Jets (2)  (Watts, Los Angeles)
    aka The Hollywood Flames aka …….



    Personnel :

    David Ford

    Bobby Byrd

    Leon Hughes

    Curtis Williams




    Discography :

    1953 - Volcano / Gomen Nasai (7-11  2102)
    1954 - I'll Hide My Tears / Got A Little Shadow (Aladdin 3247)




    Biography :

    The Flames  (David Ford, Bobby Byrd, Leon Hughes, and Curtis Williams) started their Aladdin career in December 1952 by backing up Patty Anne.

                

    Issued on Aladdin's 7-11 subsidiary in March 1953: "Volcano" and "Gomen Nasai" (both led by David Ford). On this record they're billed (for unknown reasons) as the "Jets."

       
    (paste-up picture) Left to right : Hughes, Ford, Williams, Byrd.                                                                    

     

    In May 1954, Aladdin issued a couple of their older masters (once again as the "Jets"): "I'll Hide My Tears" /"Got A Little Shadow".

    http://www.uncamarvy.com/HollywoodFlames/hollywoodflames.html




    Songs :

       
    Volcano                                          I'll Hide My Tears

     

    Cds :




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