• Top : Al Douglas - Bottom : Art Iwan & Bill Bigger

    The Three Twins (Bloomington, In)

    Personnel :

    Al Douglas (Tenor & Bass/Piano/vibes)

    Art Iwan (Baritone & Violin/Bass)

    Bill Bigger (Tenor/Baritone & Guitar/Bass)

    Discography :

    1955 - Oh Baby Doll / I Want A Shoulder To To Cry On (Kahill 1001)
    1955 - You'll Do It Someday / The Willow Weeps (Kahill 1004)
    1958 - All My Dreams / His (Banana 512)

    Biography :

    Vocal & Instrumental group from Bloomington, Al Douglas, Art Iwan and Bill Bigger are the Three Twins. These lads hail from the midwest. Art Who plays the violin, drums and bass attended North western University where he got his Masters Degree in Violin.

    As for Bill, he's the "twin" who plays guitar and bass  Came by his Masters degree in voice and composition at Illinois Wesleyan University. Al is the lad you see at the piano when he is not also playing bass and the He had the same education as Bill.

    In 1955, They have recorded their arrangements with Kahill records and released "Oh Baby Doll" b/w "I Want A Shoulder To To Cry On" (Kahill 1001). The  record was very popular in the region and The trio make their home in Chicago when they aren't playing the states "live". They appeared on television and radio. In 1957, The Group won an Arthur Godfrey Talent Show.

    (L to R) Al Douglas, Bill Bigger and Art Iwan

    A few months later, armed with their success kahill released a new single: "You'll Do It Someday" b/w "The Willow Weeps" on Kahill 1004. For nearly four years the trio toured throughout the country and cut another singles in 1958 "All My Dreams" b/w "His" on the Banana Label.

    Songs :
    (updated by Hans-Joachim)   

    All My Dreams / His


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