The Blue Jays (1)
The Blue Jays (1) (Oakwood Park, Chicago)
1953 - White Cliffs Of Dover / Hey Papa (Checker 782)
The Blue Jays, from Chicago, Ill, made only one record, featuring an excellent version of "White Cliffs Of Dover". Other groups that covered this standard include The Five Keys, Lee Andrews and The Hearts, The Five Willows, and The Checkers. There is two versions of "White Cliffs Of Dover." Gene Ammons is on Sax on both versions.
The 1st version is the Checker 78 version, & the 2nd is from a compilation album, titled "The Golden Age Of Rhythm & Blues Anthology." A 2 Record LP Set. The group featured here, from Washington, have nothing to do with The Blue Jays led by Leon Peels who recorded 'Lover's Island' or The Hollywood Blue Jays who became The Flairs. That group is from Oakwood Park.
White Cliffs Of Dover (Two Versions)
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