Cherry Pie (MP3) Marvin And Johnny


Doo Wop
Ace Records
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A bumper 28 side collection by one of the most significant west coast R&B duos - Marvin & Johnny. Drawn from the Modern archives, Cherry Pie was compiled and mastered by Little Walter De Venne and has a full and informative sleeve note by Jim Dawson.The Marvin of the duo was Marvin Phillips, who had first scored in 1952 in a duo with Jesse Belvin. "Johnny" was a cover name for several different performers - the first was Carl Green and the steadiest in the role was Emory Perry On July 13th, 1954, Modern Records signed Marvin & Johnny away from Specialty, where they had cut earlier sides: at Modern they recorded their biggest and most lasting titles Tick Tock and Cherry Pie. The tangled identity of "Johnny" continued. On some Marvin & Johnny releases, the A-sides were by Marvin Phillips with Jesse Belvin, while the B-sides featured Emory Perry in Belvin's role. Included on this CD are a couple of numbers never released as singles - Vip Vop and Sweet Potato - as well as songs Phillips recorded in 1956 as Long Tall Marvin. The Marvin & Johnny legend continued on Aladdin, Jamie, Swingin' and other such labels, but the songs they made for Modern are among their finest.


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